No Filter: Finding Chicana Empowerment, Community, and Art on Instagram

My feed is a treasure trove of girls who look like me. Read more »

BitchTapes: DIY Feminist Punk Still Rules

Big exciting news! Bitch has now put together 200 mixtapes. That's right. We have 200 free feminist mixtapes highlighting the music made by women, queer... Read more »

Legendary Indie Music Nerd Zine chickfactor Celebrates 21 Years in Print

“Hey, uh, do you have chickfactor?” I walked into Other Music in New York’s East Village, and asked the bearded, plaid-ed clerk, hoping he had the iconic music zine’s 17th print edition in stock.  His Beardedness pointed me to a shelf with several other too-cool-for-... Read more »

B-Sides: In Defense of New Jersey, Screaming Females

One fateful evening in a kitchen in Brooklyn in the winter of 2008, I stood leaning on a window, freezing air seeping into the sweaty room. A woman emerged from the bathroom wearing a modest black dress with a white collar. In the smallest voice, she said, “We’re Screaming Females and we... Read more »

Sm{art}: Diggin' Deep With Cristy C. Road

Cristy C. Road, a Miami-raised, Brooklyn-based, Cuban-American illustrator, writer, and of course, total dreamboat, is no stranger to DIY, punk, queer, zine, and activist communities all over the place, and certainly no stranger to the pages of... Read more »

Bitch in a Box: Holiday Guide to Sock Monkeys!

No matter what you celebrate this time of year, chances are you're going to need to buy a gift for someone, and that's where our "Bitch in a Box" series comes in! Between now and the end of the month, we (Bitch HQ staff and interns) will be taking turns writing themed gift guides designed to... Read more »

Sm{art}: Craft-ivists on Etsy

No, not that kind of craftivism (although my fingers are crossed for that... Read more »

Sm{art}: Keetra Dean Dixon

"The greatest thing is that I can never anticipate how people are going to react to my projects. Without fail, it's a hugely delightful experience and that's why I do any of the pieces I've done. I want to see the exchange with the people." ~ Keetra Dean Dixon Read more »

Sm{art}: Margaret Kilgallen

"I like things that are handmade and I like to see people's hand in the world, anywhere in the world; it doesn't matter to me where it is. And in my own work, I do everything by hand. I don't project or use anything mechanical, because even though I do spend a lot of time trying to perfect my line... Read more »

Doin' It (Yourself) All Night Long

Portland’s Julie Sabatier, in addition to producing Bitch Media’s issue podcasts, has been producing her own stellar podcast, Destination DIY, for three years now, covering everything from... Read more »