Culture

Take It Sleazy: A “Good Place” Goodbye Roundtable

Fire up the old heart flattener. Read more »

Presenting Our Alternative Oscars List Because the Academy Is Still White as Fuck

Cinema means so much to so many different people, and we hope this list is reflective of that. Read more »

BitchTapes: Decolonizing Healing

In pop culture, eating disorders are often depicted as illnesses that visit solely white women, but that doesn’t reflect reality. Read more »

Backtalk: Cleaning Up After “American Dirt”

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into the controversy over the publishing industry and the book that’s too big to fail. Read more »

Beyoncé Wrapped Capitalism in Orange Boxes and Called It Empowerment

Many people no longer consider wealth the gateway to freedom and power for Black people. Read more »

Super Bad: Busting the Myth of Super Bowl Sex Trafficking

Arresting those whose work is consensual is not “saving” them. Read more »

“What Kind of Girl” Flips the Teen Domestic Violence YA Narrative on Its Head

High school is still high school and teenagers still struggle to understand how abuse happens. Read more »

Off the Scale: Creating Fuller Stories About Fat People

In order to continue creating more authentic stories about fat people, more fat creators must be hired in writer’s rooms, granted book deals, and tapped by Hollywood to adapt their stories. Read more »

Returning Our Heads: Inside the Fight to Dismantle the (White) Gods of Hollywood

White men have created 95 percent of the cinematic images we’ve ever seen in American mainstream films. Read more »

BitchReads: 27 Novels Feminists Should Read in 2020

We’ve already published our most-anticipated lists of nonfiction and young-adult books, but this one, featuring 27 adult novels, is special. 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 »

All Hail the Queen?: What Do Our Perceptions of Beyoncé's Feminism Say about us?

The policing of feminist cred is the real moral contradiction. Read more »

Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »