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Reality Check: What Gets Left on “Queer Eye’s” Cutting-Room Floor?

Narratives outside of those constructed and aired by Netflix suggest much more meaningful interactions took place during filming. Read more »

10 Women’s Sports Stories That Would Make Great Films

ESPN series 30 for 30 is excellent—but covers almost only dudes. Here are some female athletes they should feature. Read more »

5 Documentaries to Watch for Women’s History Month (Or Any Month)

Netflix and learn, y’all.  Read more »

How “The Sopranos” Changed Therapy On TV

The Sopranos’ willingness to suggest the necessity of therapy in men’s lives reverberated in popular culture. Read more »

“Destroyer” Hides Darkness Under Layers of Prosthetics

Erin Bell is the kind of tragic Hollywood cop most often portrayed by men. Read more »

Her Neck, Her Back: The Past and Future of Women’s Orgasms Onscreen

Images of female pleasure are threatening because of the link between sex and power and the gender binary that defines men as sexual conquerors and women as their prizes. Read more »

And the Oscar Goes To...: Cisgender Nominees Who Identify As Male or Female

This is not an issue unique to the Oscars. Read more »

Controlling Interest: “The Favourite’s” Sympathetic Take on Power and Pain

The queen’s outbursts reflect a larger fear of losing control over her body and her kingdom. Read more »

Why Is Hollywood Still Shortchanging Women Directors?

Only 8 percent of the top 100 films were directed by women. Read more »

Written Off: Why Aren’t Black Female Screenwriters Getting Their Due?

The exclusion of films written and directed by women, and particularly women of color, has long been an infuriating norm within the Academy.  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 »

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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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 »

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 »