A New Tail: “Siren” Treads the Muddy Waters of American History

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

No Pregnancy Glow: In “Hard Knock Wife,” Motherhood Isn’t Glamorous

When did the fit, unswollen, unbloated, sexually appealing mom become the standard? Read more »

Radical Patience: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Turned Courtrooms Into Feminist Battlegrounds

The Notorious RBG practiced radical patience as she built a gender-just legal system. Read more »

The Fried Chicken Dilemma: “Ugly Delicious” Wants Us to Love Our Foods and Ourselves

Racism isn’t always as plain as burning crosses or tiki torches. Read more »

Reproducing Racism: Diving Into The Handmaid’s Tale’s Fumbles With Nina Fiore

Nina Fiore on the show’s race problem, #MeToo, and if Moira will ever get her own storyline. Read more »

Inescapable Whiteness: “Vida” and the Gentrification of Boyle Heights

What does it mean to be a “real” Mexican in the United States?   Read more »

The Ascension of Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao is one of the few Asian women directors getting her just due. Read more »

No Balm In Gilead: Stressing Out With Season 2 of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Things in Gilead are bleak as shit. Read more »

Sadistic Storytellers: Unpacking the Exploitative Violence of Rape-Revenge Films

Can we center victims rather than the physicality of their pain? Read more »

Douchebag Decree: “The Simpsons” Addressed “The Problem with Apu” In the Worst Way Possible

Is there a worse way to respond to thoughtful criticism? Read more »

Pages

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 »

Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

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

Before You Watch "Orange is the New Black," Here Are 5 Facts To Know about Pregnancy in Prison

Season three of Orange is the New Black is (almost) here! While creator Jenji Kohan and the whole cast have been pretty tight-... Read more »