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“The L Word: Generation Q” Isn’t an Apology—It’s an Entirely Refreshed World

“The idea that normalization is radical is something that we talk a lot about the writers room.”

Degrees of Harm: Jasmine Banks Wants to Get Dark Money Out of Higher Education

The insidious influence of the Koch brothers is flourishing on college campuses—and under the radar. Read more »

Rebecca Alexander Wants to Make It Easier to Be Fat in Public

It’s profound to live in a body that’s so normal, and yet no one designs for. Read more »

Aria Sa’id Is Fighting for Trans Women of Color in San Francisco

People don’t realize that words and narratives affect transgender women in many ways. Read more »

Feminista Jones Wants Black Women to Reclaim Their Space

Reclaiming Our Space is a reminder that Black feminists have been using Twitter and Facebook to build offline movements. Read more »

Carolyn Petit Is at the Forefront of Feminist Video Game Criticism

While some folks remain vehemently opposed to any feminist considerations in game reviews, our collective attitudes about what’s acceptable are definitely shifting. Read more »

Writing Toward Truth: Bassey Ikpi’s New Book Reckons with the Lies Mental Illness Weaves

“…the lie that sustained itself for so long becomes true in its own way. It becomes a part of the story.” Read more »

Renee Bracey Sherman Is the Beyoncé of Abortion Storytelling

She has been an integral part of the national and global fight for reproductive justice for quite a while now. Read more »

Blue Humor: “That’s Mental” Is a Hilarious Meditation on Life with—and Stigma against—Bipolar Disorder

Comedian Amanda Rosenberg is doing something extremely important: disrupting the stigma that keeps so many people silent about their pain. Read more »

Siren Songs: Nina MacLaughlin on Revisiting the Women of Ovid’s “Metamorphoses”

In Wake, Siren, Ovid’s women emerge as unique individuals, fully formed and very often full of anger. Read more »

How-To Guides Might Be the Future of Self-Care

“Self-care is so overwhelming.” Read more »

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