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Whole Person: Lindy West Reflects on the Fat Positive Legacy of “Shrill”

“It was important to me to tell especially young fat women that romantic love will not save you.”

Gina Frangello Writes Complex Women. Is That Why She’s “Unlikeable?”

Gina Frangello is surprised to find herself suddenly being a poster girl for rage. Read more »

“Death, Sex & Money” Offers a Masterclass in Hard Conversations

What is achieved when you try to have these uncomfortable conversations with people in your life? Read more »

girl in red Wants to Follow Her Impulses

She is ever-changing and ever-evolving. Read more »

“Diners, Dudes, and Diets” Reveals the Absurdity of Gendered Food

By naming and examining dude food, Emily J.H. Contois gives us the language and historical context for an omnipresent phenomenon we’ve all surely noticed. Read more »

Let’s Go to the Tape: Filmmaker Amy Ziering on Bias and Belief in HBO’s “Allen v. Farrow”

“The fact that you hear a victim speak out doesn’t make it biased.” Read more »

“When Women Invented Television” Revives the Forgotten Women of TV

It’s time to honor the women behind television. Read more »

“Love Is an Ex-Country” Triumphantly Prioritizes the Power of Joy

Joy is a way to heal people and to move forward in a world that’s constantly throwing ridiculous things at us. Read more »

How Do Transracial Adoptees Survive the White Gaze? Just Ask Rebecca Carroll.

Your story is bigger than your adoption. Read more »

With “Justine,” Forsyth Harmon Charts Teen Queerness

Justine may weigh very little, but it’s emotionally heavy. Read more »

“What’s Mine and Yours” Complicates the School Segregation Story

Naima Coster’s prescient novel brings human faces to a broader social issue. Read more »

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