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Patriarchy Proof: Thinx and the Perils of Emphasizing Female Founders

Is it actually good that we inherently trust, and buy from, “female founded” brands? 

Bitch in a Box: For the Young Environmentalists

Breaking up with Amazon is the greatest gift. Read more »

Bitch in a Box: Hostile Gifts 2019

This year’s hostility calls for something a little less subtle as we kiss this garbage year goodbye. Read more »

In 2019, Here’s How Queer People Do the Holidays

“We are learning to intentionally carve out joyful spaces for ourselves.” Read more »

The Unbelievers: New Atheism and the Old Boys’ Club

So is new-style atheism the sausage party that media coverage would suggest? Read more »

Bitch in a Box: A Leafy Gift Guide for Plant Parents

All of the gifts on this list are certified green. Read more »

Bitch in a Box: 7 Gifts for the Phone-Obsessed Child

These gifts help leverage the hours spent on phone apps and social media into tangible skills we can all use. Read more »

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.  Read more »

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 »

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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 »