Culture

Community Service: Inside the Native Tribe Transforming Justice

“What I’m trying to do is say to someone, ‘You have exhibited behavior that is not okay. How are we going to help you get past that? Because we want you in [our] community.’” Read more »

Essentialist Thinking: "Femlandia" Provokes, but Doesn't Push Past the Gender Binary

The insistent classification of Rooney’s work as Marxist has long felt like a stretch. Read more »

Language Wars: Callouts Obscure Vital Truths About Disabilities

Talking about words and language use matters, especially when ableist or disablist language can enforce harmful beliefs about disability and disabled people. Read more »

In Living Color: Audio Description Looks Past People of Color

The exclusion of racial identification from AD continues to limit accessibility for blind people. Read more »

The Complex Future of Post-Pandemic Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that remote work is possible for many industries. Read more »

Shot Chaser: What Does It Take to Achieve Vaccine Equity?

The history of medicine in the United States is rife with atrocities committed against people of color. Read more »

Beyond Functional: Unraveling the Long Line of Disability Fashion

Claiming to be the “first” is a proclamation of power deeply rooted in colonialism and capitalism. Read more »

Move Your Body: Access-Centered Movement Is Changing Dance from the Inside Out

The access-centered movement framework fundamentally changes how people teach dance. Read more »

Let Freedom Reign: A Roundtable About Disabled Black Girl Magic

Disabled Black girlhood is sacred. Read more »

6 Feminist Albums That Got Us Through October

Press play on Dua Saleh’s infectious beats, Esperanza Spalding’s therapeutic vocals, and Kari Faux’s undeniable self-confidence. Read more »

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Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... 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 »

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 »

Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens... Read more »