Searching for Detroit: “Sorry To Bother You’s” female lead is more symbol than person

Behind all the symbolism, we could have seen the person. Read more »

Sinful and Indulgent: “Dietland” and the Language of Fatphobia

Indelicate language is seen as tough love. Read more »

Inconvenient Women: "Disobedience" tests religion, passion, and choice

Disobedience is the kind of woman-at-a-crossroads film I love. Read more »

Turning 20: How An Iconic ’90s Film Normalized Stalking

Humor that takes stalking seriously requires nimbleness and nuance. Read more »

Beyond the Closet Door: Rhea Butcher on Sobriety and Queer Roadmaps for Happiness

Sober LGBTQ individuals can sometimes feel excluded. Read more »

Pulp Nonfiction: The Unnerving Fascination with Prime-time True Crime

Our relationship with fear, excitement, and violence against women hasn’t evolved at all. Read more »

Access (Sm)all Areas: Disabled gamers vs. the industry's status quo

Disabled gamers should experience meaningful representation as often as non-disabled gamers do. Read more »

Taking Bumps: “GLOW” Mirrors the Real-Life Violation of Women Wrestlers

Wrestling is not (just) about gratuitous violence. Read more »

Bad Blood: “Hereditary” Finds the Horror in Denial and Repression

Hereditary is a fable about generational silence in the face of mental illness. Read more »

Them, Too: Remembering the Lawsuit that took on a writer’s room

Can writers’ rooms continue to justify creativity in the name of hashing out “uncensored” personal anecdotes? Read more »

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"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It's easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. 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 »