Chess Master: “Queen of Katwe” Is Disney’s Greatest Feat

Unlike most Disney and other Western films set in Africa and focused on Black people, this film doesn’t employ lazy, racist, heteronormative tropes. There is no white savior. Read more »

What Happened to the Women of Twin Peaks?: "Twin Peaks" Is Aging Against the Machine

Twin Peaks: The Return smashed an unofficial casting paradigm for women. Read more »

Mantis Deserves Better: “Guardians of the Galaxy” Continues Abuse of Asian Women In Sci-fi

There’s a long history of Asian women being mistreated in science-fiction and adventure films. Read more »

“The If Project” Amplifies the Voices of Women Behind Bars

The IF Project interviews inmates at the Washington Corrections Center for Women and the cop who heads the program, Kim Bogucki. Read more »

In Eyeshot: An “Insecure” Roundtable for 3

We’re discussing THAT scene. Read more »

The Fists of White Men: Orientalism and Yellow Peril in “The Defenders”

We need dynamic Asian characters who exist outside Western/Other binaries. Read more »

“Lipstick Under My Burkha” Is a Big FU to Bollywood’s Fear of Sex

This “lady oriented” film prioritizes women’s personal, economic, and sexual desires. Read more »

Dehumanizing Victims: “Profiled” Shines Light on Forgotten Police Brutality Victims

Profiled follows families of victims of police violence in New York as they fight for justice for their loved ones. Read more »

Be Bolder: “The Bold Type” Glosses Over Race

The show makes its sole Black female character unbelievably neutral. Read more »

More Than Our Machines: Aesthetics and Prosthetics in Sci-Fi Film

In the future, you can lose all your limbs and remain enfranchised. 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 »

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” ...

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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 »