Inconvenient Women: "Disobedience" tests religion, passion, and choice

Disobedience is the kind of woman-at-a-crossroads film I love.

Turning 20: How An Iconic ’90s Film Normalized Stalking

Humor that takes stalking seriously requires nimbleness and nuance. Read more »

Beyond the Closet Door: Rhea Butcher on Sobriety and Queer Roadmaps for Happiness

Sober LGBTQ individuals can sometimes feel excluded. Read more »

Pulp Nonfiction: The Unnerving Fascination with Prime-time True Crime

Our relationship with fear, excitement, and violence against women hasn’t evolved at all. Read more »

Access (Sm)all Areas: Disabled gamers vs. the industry's status quo

Disabled gamers should experience meaningful representation as often as non-disabled gamers do. Read more »

Taking Bumps: “GLOW” Mirrors the Real-Life Violation of Women Wrestlers

Wrestling is not (just) about gratuitous violence. Read more »

Bad Blood: “Hereditary” Finds the Horror in Denial and Repression

Hereditary is a fable about generational silence in the face of mental illness. Read more »

Them, Too: Remembering the Lawsuit that took on a writer’s room

Can writers’ rooms continue to justify creativity in the name of hashing out “uncensored” personal anecdotes? Read more »

Backtalk: Summer Screen Faves

This week, Dahlia and Amy are ringing in the summer raving about some of the best anticipated film and television shows coming out. Dahlia has rounded up Bitch-approved TV shows and... Read more »

Big Money, Little Vision: “Ocean’s 8” Serves Up a Marketplace Feminist Heist

Ryn, Helen, and Donna are challenging Bristol Cove’s violent legacy. Read more »

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Saying Goodbye to Maria and the End of a Sesame Street Era

Growing up, Sesame Street's Maria was one of the best Latina role models I had. Read more »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

Long before Peggy Olson fought to be a copywriter on Mad Men, women were pioneering advertisers in the new age of mass media.... Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. Read more »