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All Victims Can Be Perpetrators

Our society has not yet accepted that women can inflict horrible wounds and still be horribly wounded themselves.

Galentine’s Day Is a Loving Space for Queer People

Showing how much you love your friends seems even more important for queer people. Read more »

Patriarchy Proof: Thinx and the Perils of Emphasizing Female Founders

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

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 »

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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 »