Politics

Monstrous Men: The Medusa #MeToo Monument Has an Oedipal Complex

The statue embodies is the long historical pattern in which male competition plays out in the exploitation of female suffering.

We Won’t Overcome: Joe Biden Erroneously Sheds the Shadow of Stuttering

The former vice president has always championed the traditional ableist notion of “overcoming.” Read more »

How Sex Educator YouTube Went from Guiding Light to Worrisome Shadow

In 2016, YouTube was a space to learn any and everything about sex; maybe, in 2020, it simply isn’t anymore. Read more »

What Just Happened: The Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett sets a dangerous precedent.  Read more »

Kamala Harris Presents a Political Paradox for South Asian Voters

Having roots in Black America and India doesn’t necessarily translate to a progressive record. Read more »

Are You Muslim? and Other Questions White Landlords Ask Me

I can say that I am a Hindu and solve this problem. But I do not. Read more »

Dianne Feinstein Unexpectedly Makes the Argument for Term Limits

Maybe Congress shouldn’t be immortal. Read more »

RBG Fundamentally Shaped the Lives of Women with Disabilities

Although the fight for disability rights is not complete, Ginsburg used her power and privilege to bring the fight for disability rights to the legal mainstream. Read more »

100 Seconds to Midnight: Understanding the Likelihood of a Trumpian Coup

If we as a country stand back and wait for the Constitution to enforce itself, enforcement is unlikely to ever materialize. Read more »

Vile Villainization: Why Did Conservatives Attack Chrissy Teigen for Miscarrying?

Teigen’s experience is heartbreaking, but it isn’t uncommon in a country that politicizes and distorts miscarriages. Read more »

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Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

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 »

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 »