Backtalk: That's Not Consent. That's Capitalism.

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into the newest marketing ploy around consent: condoms that require four hands to open. These kinds of throwaway, viral products commodify ideas around sexual violence without actually working to solve a problem (while hoisting the blame for sexual assault away from the perpetrator), and we’re sick of it. And in Amy vs. Dahlia, we argue about what blast-from-the-past TV show needs to make a comeback. Text “reboot” to 503-855-6485 to let us know what you think!

Whoa, Canada: Toronto Can’t Be Tech’s City of the Future until It Reckons with Its Past

Toronto’s rebranding efforts obscure how many of its long-term residents of color continue to experience the city. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Gaslighting of American Women

For once, it does not feel good to be right. Read more »

Ramped Up: Navigating Through Ableist Architecture

Architectural restrictions contribute to the marginalization of people with disabilities. Read more »

Access (Sm)all Areas: Disabled gamers vs. the industry's status quo

Disabled gamers should experience meaningful representation as often as non-disabled gamers do. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Why Are We Still Failing Women Chefs?

When men get to be creative empire-builders and women stewards of tradition, a chicken-egg problem emerges. Read more »

About the Art: The Devotion Issue

We are devoted to women of color being devoted to themselves. Read more »

Biopower to the People: Fitness trackers are redefining what it means to be a human subject

Order has always been a human ideal—has it become a defining category of a worthy life? Read more »

Raw Materials: Will teched-up clothing change fashion's gendered image?

We’re seeing exciting new technologies already designed with men and male agency in mind, codifying norms before they even hit the shelves. Read more »

More Than Our Machines: Aesthetics and Prosthetics in Sci-Fi Film

In the future, you can lose all your limbs and remain enfranchised. Read more »

About the Art: The Facts Issue

If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, could it actually be a pooping robot? Before you think we’ve lost the thread completely, read about an actual, factual 18th-century French automaton, our pop-art cover, and the comics and illustration in this issue. Read more »

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