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To Fandom, With Love: Fanfic Lets Us Imagine a Better World, Together

Historical, literary, and religious tradition show us the possibilities born from remoteness. Read more »

Legacy Lost: Barack Obama Has Shown His True Colors in 2020

Obama’s commentary on “defund the police” frustrated many activists. Read more »

Perpetual Emotion: In Season 4 of “Big Mouth,” Anxiety Takes Center Stage

Big Mouth has never shied away from mental health Read more »

Hallmark’s First LGBTQ Movie Doesn’t Center Queer Romance

On Hallmark’s take on the queer Christmas movie. Read more »

One-Sided Truth: “Selena: The Series” Was Always Set up to Fail

This series seems to be exactly what it set out to be. Read more »

Short Shelf Life: For Women in Hip Hop, Aging Is a Heavy Burden

Men may have been able to eclipse ageism, but women in hip hop are still obscured by it. Read more »

Will Feminine Boys Ever Truly Be in Style?

Few things can scorch the internet as much as a man in a dress. Read more »

BitchReads: 7 YA Books Feminists Should Read in December

As we wrap up 2020, we’ll be reading. Read more »

Sobering Realities: Women Write Their Way into the Addiction Canon

Slowly but surely, women have been adding their stories to the memoir canon. Read more »

BitchWatch: 9 Comedy Specials to Help You Feel Less Alone This Holiday Season

Because we all deserve a laugh right about now. Read more »

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Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. Read more »

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 »

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 »

"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 »