Dear Oscars: Inclusion Is the Name of the Game

Ninety years after the first Academy Awards, Hollywood is still celebrating firsts. Read more »

Bitch Predicts: 2018 Oscars

Bitch senior editors Evette Dionne and Dahlia Grossman-Heinze on who they think will win—and who they want to win. Read more »

The Women of Wakanda: Nakia is the Real Revolutionary of “Black Panther”

 Okoye, Shuri, and Nakia inherently understand that Wakanda is bigger than them. Read more »

The Love Below: 15 Black Romance Movies You Can Watch This Month

What the Obamas have built in real life is available to other Black people through cinema. Read more »

The Authenticity Factor: “The Chi” Shows That Violence Isn’t Chicago’s Only Story

The Chi shows the dimensions of Chicago’s South Side and its people. Read more »

Bait and Switch: The 7 Best Episodes of “Catfish”

What a mess. I couldn’t stop watching if I tried. Read more »

Already Whole: How Hollywood’s Biggest Hits Shut Out Disability

Disability discrimination is deeply ingrained in the fabric of our society and almost universally enforced by the stories we tell in the media we gleefully consume. Read more »

Scully, the Victim: The Legacy of Gendered Violence on The X-Files

Has The X-Files finally gone too far with its incisive, sometimes morbid preoccupation with the intimate harms inflicted on women? Read more »

Backtalk: #MeToo Backlash & Larry Nassar Sentencing

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into the latest “feminist” backlash against the #MeToo movement in light of Babe.Net’s Aziz Ansari—a story which showed how a celebrity who banked on his male feminist allyship ultimately doesn’t want to respect boundaries around consent. Then they talk about the... Read more »

Revenge of the Nerd: “Dawson’s Creek” and the Nice Guy Trope

Dawson is an early prototype of the Woke Misogynist. Read more »

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One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... 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 »

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 »