Culture

Stacked Deck: The True Costs of Breast Implants

More and more women believe their implants are causing them harm—and they’re determined to have them removed. Read more »

False Hope: Can Anyone Stop Religious Conversion Camps?

Pray Away cracks open the duality of “belonging.” Read more »

Land Mine: Did “Rutherford Falls” Need to Center a White Guy?

The story draws on a narrative that has gained traction in the reckoning around race and history. Read more »

Queer Fear: The “Fear Street” Trilogy Refuses to Bury Its Gays

Fear Street refuses to prioritize straight, white leads like the slasher films of the past. Read more »

5 Feminist Organizations Fighting Planet Earth’s Climate Crisis

5 feminist responses to climate change. Read more »

Better Than Sex Ed: Pop Culture Is Teaching Teens About Sex

When sex education isn’t what kids need, they look to pop culture for the answers. Read more »

The Conditional Feminism of “My Unorthodox Life”

Growing as a feminist doesn’t mean shrinking as a Jew. Read more »

Gold Double Standard: The Tokyo Olympics Highlighted Casual Bias in Sports

Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension was just the tip of the injustice iceberg for American athletes. Read more »

Pains of Fame: Billie Eilish Comes Into Her Own

In spite of everything, Billie Eilish has managed to retain her sense of self. Read more »

Dangerous Spin: Media Exposes Ballet’s Ugly Side

There’s nothing endearing or gentle about the violence dancers endure. Read more »

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It’s Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

To imply that trans women pose a threat to cisgender women in restrooms is misinformation that preys on unfounded fears. Read more »

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

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

It's Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

The marginalization of transgender women in feminism is not new, but the decades-long debate has taken on new dimension thanks to social media and the ease of finding strangers’ personal information online. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: How I Realized I'm Asexual

Artist Kiku H shares her personal experiences learning what it means to be asexual. Read more »