Culture

Bring the Noise: “We Are Lady Parts” Chooses Joy Over Judgement

No trauma porn, no white saviors. Read more »

Godmothers of Invention: The Enduring Power of the Cinderella Story

There is no tale of Cinderella without her Fairy Godmother. Read more »

11 Podcasts for Your New Normal

New and old voices as you travel to and from work, on road trips, and just around the house. Read more »

“Rise to the Sun” Torches the Illusion of Perfection

What does it mean to love people, even when we know we could lose them? Read more »

With New Reboots, TV Tries to Fashion a Contemporary Queer Elite

I couldn’t help but wonder: Was the rise of the queer elite a sign of progress, or propaganda? Read more »

“Catfish” Still Has Lessons To Teach Us

There’s no better time than quarantine to really understand why people end up talking to people for long periods of time without meeting in person. Read more »

Dressed for Comfort: The Series Finale of “The Bold Type” Is Fashionably Emotional

The series finale of The Bold Type is a call back to the five seasons Kat, Jane, and Sutton shared on Freeform. Read more »

Environmental Expenses: The Multifaceted Costs of Period Products

Many people with periods are forced to pay sales tax on already expensive, disposable products for their periods. August and Rael are just some companies that are making period products accessible. Read more »

You Can Sit With Us: Reflecting on the Legacy of the “Baby-Sitters Club”

Why do we love what we do? How has our love failed us? Read more »

Super Saturated: Amina Mucciolo Sits Atop the Rainbow Curve

Amina Mucciolo is many things—a YouTuber, an Instagrammer, a designer, an artist—but through it all, she has remained true to herself.  Read more »

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In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... 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 »

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 »