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Bitch in a Box: 6 Gifts for Everyone in the Zodiac

These gifts offer up a bit of the magic and ritual found in the stars. 

The Patriarchy Is in the Pudding

Making Christmas pudding is turning out to be like childbirth or menopause—one of those things women don’t talk about, and when you get there yourself, you realize that it would’ve been great for someone to have mentioned incontinence, vaginal dryness, or the need for inordinate upper body strength... Read more »

Nowhere Is Home: Two Well-Traveled Writers on Roots, Writing, and Exile

There’s some way that trips are actually about traveling inside, a journey you need to make in your own life that you can’t make if you stay in the place you live. Read more »

Bitch in a Box: 9 Self-Care Gifts That Aren’t Bath Bombs

Though self-care might be largely divorced from its radical roots, those who practice it as it was intended still know how vital it is. Read more »

(Un)Spoken Truths: Cousins Grace and Roslyn Talusan on the Healing Power of Storytelling

Everything in our culture would like us to repress trauma, and shame is at the core of this. Read more »

STI Stigma in Progress: How Jameela Jamil Failed Feminists with HPV

The “feminist-in-progress we all need” is no stranger to criticism. Read more »

What Happens to Queer People Who Don’t Have a Chosen Family?

“I guess it’s felt like queerness alone isn’t enough of a glue.” Read more »

Unshakeable Shame: No One Can Escape the Wedding Industry’s Fatphobia

There’s power to be found when brides refuse the industry its thinness obsession and shape the day on their own terms.  Read more »

From Online Discourse to IRL: 4 Bisexual People Define Bisexuality for Themselves

Bitch is lucky to have multiple bisexual employees, so we’re using this roundtable to parse out our own experiences as bisexuals. Read more »

#SafeOutside: The Rise of a #MeToo Movement Outdoors

The fear of another person in the outdoors versus the fear of animals, weather conditions, or getting lost is something that is increasingly felt by women. Read more »

Redefining Limitations: Disabled Athletes Are Adaptive, Resilient, and Still Locked Out

Disability spans all other identities, but it remains a mostly untouched market for companies that cater to the outdoors industry. Read more »

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Target Market: Black Women with Guns: Frontier Feminists or Insurrectionists?

The guns Black women carry are symbols of their abilities to be both frontierwomen and nurturing warrior mothers birthing a new generation of revolutionaries. Read more »