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Cultivating Joy: Dani McClain Faces Down the Fear of Maternal Mortality

When you become responsible for guiding a young person through this world, there are a lot of reasons to have some anxiety. 

Diva Behavior: Can We Call Beyoncé a Genius Now?

Beyoncé as an artist is also questioning a lot of things about the way we do things. Read more »

When the Chips Are Down: Anaïs Mitchell Goes Straight to Hades

In the original myth Eurydice dies without agency, but in Hadestown she chooses the underworld and deals with the repercussions. Read more »

Invisible Signs: What We’re Still Missing When We Talk about Domestic Violence

No Visible Bruises will raise awareness and save lives. Read more »

No Fluffy Self-Love: Sonalee Rashatwar Is Returning Body Positivity to Its Political Roots

What are we rejecting within us by rejecting fat people? Read more »

Want to Fight Heartbeat Bills? Pay for Abortions

The National Network of Abortion Funds is a network of local grassroots organizations that make the legal right to abortion actually possible. Read more »

Monstrous Poetry: Kenji Liu Is Using Frankenstein as a Metaphor for Toxic Masculinity

It’s easy to write something that criticizes toxic masculinity, or our current president, or any number of things in the news about guys acting badly. Read more »

Lisa Hanawalt on Animating Your Own Escape

People are finally starting to pay attention to the terrible ways women are treated, but every animation studio and production company needs to be less oblivious. Read more »

Vivien Green Fryd Charts the Feminist Artists Who’ve Painted #MeToo for Decades

Against Our Will challenges us to witness without looking away, exploring sexual violence as a discrete subject of American art with unflinching analysis. Read more »

Forget Thoughts and Prayers, School Shooting Survivors Need Mental Healthcare

While we know the names of those who died and those who killed them, we are just beginning to fully understand the impact that mass shootings have on the psyches of survivors. Read more »

Home Remedies: Megan K. Stack Confronts the Global Impact of Class, Privilege, and “Women’s Work”

Domestic labor isn’t just a “mom” issue—it affects the entire world. Read more »

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