Culture

We Owe It to Women Journalists to Protect Them from Harassment

The stakes for women journalists, especially BIPOC women journalists, are possibly higher than they’ve ever been. Read more »

In Its Joy, “Minari” Expands the Boundaries of the American Dream

The art of storytelling involves a series of critical decisions about what you leave in and what you edit out. Read more »

Her House: Queen Latifah Recreated the Rom-Com in Her Image

Queen Latifah’s oeuvre demonstrates that satisfying Black rom-coms for fat women are possible, even if Hollywood is resistant to making them. Read more »

The Sarah Everard Case Proves That More Cops Won’t Make Women Safer

We have to reframe how we think about women’s safety. Read more »

How Do Transracial Adoptees Survive the White Gaze? Just Ask Rebecca Carroll.

Your story is bigger than your adoption. Read more »

“Of Women and Salt” Treats Immigrant Mothers as More Than Martyrs

Gabriela Garcia teaches us that we do migrant women a disservice when we romanticize their struggles. Read more »

Colorism Is the Key Ingredient in the Meghan Markle Debate

In this debate, colorism is key. Read more »

Black Women Are Redefining R&B Music Even If the Grammys Don’t Think So

The neglect of Black women R&B artists is a step in the wrong direction. Read more »

Very Online: On TikTok, Teens Reshape Abortion Culture

Young people know that forced-childbirth diehards are on the wrong side of this fight. Read more »

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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 »

No Disrespect: Black Women and the Burden of Respectability

Hollywood still filters (and distorts) the lives and histories of minorities through the eyes of the majority. Read more »

"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 »

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 »