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More People Are Identifying as Bisexual—and That’s Great!

We talk with author Shiri Eisner about the changing nature of bisexual identity.  Read more »

Why Are Almost All the World’s Top Baristas Men?

Of the 50 baristas representing the best of their country’s coffee industry at the 2015 World Barista Championship, only 12 were women. Read more »

Instead of Banning Yoga Pants, Schools Should Crack Down on Harassment

Yoga pants and leggings are increasingly being banned by school dress codes. Photo by Matt Madd I was driving by one of the high schools here in Portland the other day and the... Read more »

The Questioning Continuum: Seeking Sexuality as a Lifelong Process

The Q of “questioning” doesn’t get a lot of love in a culture that demands definition. Read more »

How Fat Bodies Queer Fashion

A new collection of essays about fatness came out this spring: Queering Fat Embodiment is an academic book that looks at numerous perspectives on fatness, culture, and identity. We’re publishing an... Read more »

What Does “Femme” Look Like?

“It shouldn’t be assumed that just because you wear skirts you’re straight.” – Kathleen, from the Femme Project.  Artist Toni Latour’s The Femme Project is an exhibit of 64 photographs... Read more »

Girl, Uninterrupted: A Q&A with Feminist Fashion Writer Kim France

There are women in this world who, when they hear the name “Kim France,” literally gasp because they are so. Damn. Excited. And rightly so: As a writer, editor, and blogger, France has had a dreamworthy career in zeitgeisty print... Read more »

Fabulous, Opinionated, and Feminist: An Interview with Tom and Lorenzo

Feminism and fashion might not always seem like the perfect fit, but after checking out Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez’s eponymous site, you may come away with some new ideas. Read more »

Steamed Up: The Slow-Roasted Sexism of Specialty Coffee

Women baristas are now suffering from some of the same setbacks women chefs have encountered for several decades. Read more »

Food From the Cusps: A Q&A with Kay Ulanday Barrett

This article appears in our 2014 Winter issue, Food. Subscribe today! Kay Ulanday Barrett is a spoken-word artist, poet, performer, and activist who has engaged in collaborations with a number of righteous organizations for racial and gender justice, including the Brown Boi Project and the... 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 »