Culture

Safe and Seen: Leave Potter Nostalgia behind in Favor of Trans Authors

It’s heartbreaking to learn that one of your icons is transphobic. Read more »

Pride and Joy: LGBTQ Muslims and the Power of Online Spaces

 Digital spaces are vital to combat near-constant assaults on our very being. Read more »

Is “Twenties” Really a Win for Black Queer Representation?

The show ultimately eschews multidimensional queer dynamics and rests solely on its queer optics. Read more »

A Wrinkle in White Supremacy: Even Time Travel Can’t Stop Police Brutality

Time lines merge into an inescapable eternity; there’s no reprieve from injustice. Read more »

The Right Answers: Journalism Is Masking Racism behind the Lie of Objectivity

The New York Times published an op-ed by senator Tom Cotton, titled “Send In The Troops.” The framing put both the Times’s Black staffers and Black citizens at large in danger. Read more »

Collective Softening: Jenara Nerenberg Seeks to Empower Neurodivergent Women

A flawed medical system leaves women with neurological differences, such as ADHD and autism, overlooked and misunderstood. Read more »

BitchReads: 17 Books Feminists Should Read in June

When all else fails, we still have pop culture to give us comfort, but right now, even that doesn’t seem as if it’s enough. Read more »

Three Lives Intertwined: “A Burning” Challenges Islamophobia and Political Neglect

The violence of the crowd and the violence of poverty don’t simply happen; they’re created and maintained by the decision-making of those in power. Read more »

Glittering with Accessibility: Virtual Events Pave the Way for a More Inclusive Pride

The 50th anniversary of Pride is the perfect time for radical inclusion. Read more »

Performance over Activism: On Instagram, White Makeup Artists Are Profiting off of Black Death

We must remain critical of any online “activism” that doesn’t offer recourse for action. Read more »

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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 »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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