Politics

The Long Goodbye: Oprah on Master Class

When considering this series’ central question about Oprah: Why does she get under so many people’s skin? It comes down to the narrative. Read more »

JB the First Lady and the First Lady Crew: First Nations Female Hip Hop

First Lady Crew member, JB the First Lady, is a beat-boxer, emcee, performing artist, aboriginal youth educator,... Read more »

Anti-Abortion Billboards Target Black Women by Blaming Black Women

Is your anti-abortion billboard targeting the African-American community just not cutting it? Here’s one way to take things up a notch: presidential assassination! Read more »

On Our Radar

Hello, hello! Ready for some thought-provoking links? I knew you were! Today, in bad taste… anti-abortion group Life Always is comparing aborted fetuses to people killed by the earthquake in Japan. The... Read more »

On Our Radar

Phew! This week saw lots of compelling internet content, including the following: Queerty... Read more »

SXSW Interactive: Feminist Drama, Female Tech Founders, and Branding Birth Control

SXSW Interactive had an overwhelming amount of panels, conversations, and sessions that covered more tech talk you could shake a joystick at. Here’s a quick round-up of three panels I saw, including Internet drama from a feminist perspective, the brainstorming behind... Read more »

On Our Radar

Meanwhile, in the land of blogdom… Tiger Beatdown’s Garland Grey reports from SXSW!... Read more »

The Games We Play: With All Due Respect

If you are a service member on deployment or stationed overseas you may find yourself limited in the ways that you are able to spend your free time. You could spend... Read more »

No Kidding: What About The Men? Pt. 1

When I talk about women’s choices regarding children, pregnancy, and childbirth, someone usually asks about the men. Last month, I interviewed half a dozen men of varying ages, backgrounds, and life experience about why... Read more »

On Our Radar

What a week! Here’s some of what caught our attention in the blogosphere: At Racialicious, Bitch contributor Latoya Peterson speaks of... Read more »

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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 »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. Read more »

Valuable Resources: The Ableist Fight Over Plastic Straws

Straws are easy to target, but cities and companies still rely on environmentally harmful practices. Read more »