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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Blackness Means You’re a Problem

The arrest at Starbucks was just one example. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Our Bodies, Ourselves

How will we know our bodies are normal now? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Access Hollywood

What else are they going to find? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Cool Girls

Why are the cool girls of Instagram flooding the Southwest? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "The Breakfast Club"

“It’s hard for me to understand how John was able to write with so much sensitivity, and also have such a glaring blind spot.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: On being Black in Austin

From brilliant writer Joshunda Sanders Read more »

Racial (Dis)Harmony: The Overestimated Post-racial Power of Meghan Markle

An assumed post-racial exceptionalism is often projected onto mixed-race people. Read more »

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Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... Read more »

A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

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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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »