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What the T.I. and Tiny Abuse Allegations Reveal about Hip Hop and Power

We don’t live in a society where the abused get justice. Read more »

Meet Fantastic Frankey, the YouTuber Changing Nerdom from Inside Out

That’s what the Fanboy Fighter moniker is: fighting men who are protecting the genre. Read more »

In It Not to Win It: Indie Game Designers Queer Time, Space, and Play

Queering virtual worlds goes beyond including LGBTQ characters or storylines. Read more »

No, Shitty Men Have Not Been Purged From Media

Every woman, nonbinary person, or person of color who is driven from journalism because of the shitty men in charge leaves us poorer as a culture. Read more »

Very Online: Can Claudia Conway’s Platform Save Her?

“My mom deserves to go to jail—that’s unreal.” Read more »

Slippery Soft: The Rise of the Manic Pixie Dream Boy

Manic Pixie Dream Boyism resists the clean-cut mold of macho masculinity. Read more »

In “Work Won’t Love You Back,” Sarah Jaffe Kills the Dream Job

No one should have to earn the right to financial security through labor.  Read more »

We Can’t Help But Wonder: Why Is “Sex and the City” Being Rebooted?

Our standards are evolving, and Sex and the City no longer meets them. Read more »

You’ve Got a Friend in Trusty, Dusty Online Advice Forums

There’s something entertaining but also affirming in reading about someone else’s problems, especially when they’re real doozies. Read more »

Poisoned Rose: Why the “Cruel Optimism” of “The Bachelorette” Still Draws Us In

In a time that’s more mediated than ever before, love is a contrived TV show for us all. Read more »

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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 »

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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Dear Bear: My Partner Makes No Money. Is That a Problem?

Our advice columnist offers a lesson in anticapitalist self-care. Read more »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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