What’s Our Damage?: Revisiting the Legacy of the Teenage Alpha Bitch

These characters understood that being a teenage girl was synonymous with hypervigilant performance.

Conditions of Consent: Teaching Children Bodily Autonomy

These instances are about our collective avoidance of consent and the rape culture. Read more »

Fleshed Out: What Four Sex-Themed Resorts Taught Me About Consent

The objectification of women permeates almost every aspect of our culture. Can these resorts block out such a pervasive force?  Read more »

Big as Life: “Shrill” Upends Pop Culture’s Fat Narrative

Aidy Bryant brings humor and positivity to a role that could have easily fallen into stereotype with a lesser actress. Read more »

Well, Actually: The Thin White Men Who Rebranded Dieting as "Wellness"

We need to talk more about how many food rules targeted at women come from men who will never have our bodies or wrestle with our cultural expectations. Read more »

2018’s Best Books About Bodies

Our relationships to our bodies are arguably the deepest and most stirring we have. Read more »

Small Revolutions: “Dumplin’” Shows the Value in Empowering Fat Children

Willowdean’s ability to not only cope with but actively challenge systems that discriminate against fat girls is not coincidental. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Dear “Good Men”

We must demand that men do more than just listen. Read more »

Smashing Barriers: Mara Altman and Virgie Tovar On Body Acceptance, Fatphobia, and Imagining a New World for Women

Diet culture is just the newest form of women’s subjugation. Read more »

Sinful and Indulgent: “Dietland” and the Language of Fatphobia

Indelicate language is seen as tough love. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez!

The 28-year-old Democratic Socialist just ousted a 10-term congressman in New York. Read more »

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