Culture

You Can’t Break Naomi Osaka Down

Athletes are no longer letting their audiences off the hook. Read more »

Emilly Prado Closes the Coffin on Her Old Life

Everybody’s sense of memory changes over time. Read more »

This Woman’s Work: “Lupita” Gets Inside the Life of an Indigenous Resistance Leader

“This is a woman [who] can tell the story of 500 years of repression of Indigenous peoples.” Read more »

Worthy Secrets: Stepford-esque Men Create True Horror in “The Husbands”

Chandler Baker’s second adult novel takes a look at what equality really means. Read more »

Leap of Faith: Tokyo’s Olympics Spotlight the Women Changing Gymnastics

A new generation of gymnasts rethinks the expectations—and rejects the abuses—that previous ones endured. Read more »

Tingling Meditation: The Pandemic Gives Medical ASMR New Meaning

ASMR provides a small way to enjoy the world without the worry of contracting COVID. Read more »

BitchReads: 13 Books Feminists Should Read in August

The books just keep on coming. Read more »

The Costly Quest for Superhuman Strength

Our culture—our time, our work, and of course, our bodies—is more consumed by optimization than ever. Read more »

5 Feminist Albums That Got Us Through July

These feminist-tinged albums are all in their feelings. Read more »

Remembering the Unshakable Jewishness of “The Nanny”

Jewish television characters have historically been outliers. 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 »

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 »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It's easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. 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 »