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Community Service: Inside the Native Tribe Transforming Justice

“What I’m trying to do is say to someone, ‘You have exhibited behavior that is not okay. How are we going to help you get past that? Because we want you in [our] community.’” Read more »

Essentialist Thinking: "Femlandia" Provokes, but Doesn't Push Past the Gender Binary

The insistent classification of Rooney’s work as Marxist has long felt like a stretch. Read more »

Language Wars: Callouts Obscure Vital Truths About Disabilities

Talking about words and language use matters, especially when ableist or disablist language can enforce harmful beliefs about disability and disabled people. Read more »

In Living Color: Audio Description Looks Past People of Color

The exclusion of racial identification from AD continues to limit accessibility for blind people. Read more »

The Complex Future of Post-Pandemic Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that remote work is possible for many industries. Read more »

Shot Chaser: What Does It Take to Achieve Vaccine Equity?

The history of medicine in the United States is rife with atrocities committed against people of color. Read more »

Beyond Functional: Unraveling the Long Line of Disability Fashion

Claiming to be the “first” is a proclamation of power deeply rooted in colonialism and capitalism. Read more »

Move Your Body: Access-Centered Movement Is Changing Dance from the Inside Out

The access-centered movement framework fundamentally changes how people teach dance. Read more »

Let Freedom Reign: A Roundtable About Disabled Black Girl Magic

Disabled Black girlhood is sacred. Read more »

6 Feminist Albums That Got Us Through October

Press play on Dua Saleh’s infectious beats, Esperanza Spalding’s therapeutic vocals, and Kari Faux’s undeniable self-confidence. Read more »

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Ms. Opinionated: I'm a Man. How Can I Help the Feminist Movement?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. This week, a reader... Read more »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-Lit and the New, Enlightened American Dream

Even as reports on joblessness, economic recovery, and home foreclosures suggest that no one is immune to risk during this recession, the popularity of women’s wellness media has persisted and, indeed, grown stronger.  Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. Read more »