No Need for Superheroes: "A Wrinkle In Time" Shows Black Girls How To Save Themselves

Black children don’t have to be endowed with mutant powers to be inherently good. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: “The Bachelor” Is Bad

There is no decency to be found in reality TV. Read more »

Backtalk: Good, Bad & Problematic at The Oscars

This week, Dahlia and Amy are back to grumble and celebrate the Academy Awards. They dig into the limits of #MeToo in an industry that would continue to celebrate known abusers Gary Oldman and Kobe Bryant and overlook Ryan Seacrest’s abusive behavior so he can stay on the red carpet... Read more »

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 »

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The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    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 »

Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »