Politics

All-American Trauma: Healing in the Aftermath of the Trump Regime

There are millions of survivors who are trying with difficulty to understand why this administration, besides the obvious reasons, feels different than the rest. Read more »

What (Hasn’t) Happened: The 2020 Presidential Election

Did everyone have a restful sleep? Yeah, us neither. Read more »

Savior to Suit: Why Do People Want to Hate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

AOC is a politician, not a martyr. Read more »

This Election Was Always Going to Come Down to Consent

45 doesn’t care if the voters consent to his presidency. Read more »

Understanding Kamala Harris, the Great Multiracial (Black) Hope

Will her election as vice president open the floodgates for another false “post-racial” moment in the mainstream social and political imagination? Read more »

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. Read more »

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 »

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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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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 »

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 »

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 »