Rewarding Violence: Hip Hop Turns Abusers Into Martyrs

Black women are often asked to explain away the sins of Black men.

BitchReads: 15 Books Feminists Should Read In June

We’re six months into 2018, and the great books just keep coming. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Will Paulette Jordan be the first Native American governor?

In Idaho, any Democrat candidate faces a challenge— but Paulette Jordan doesn’t mind the odds. Read more »

Not Just Football: Abusers Rarely Strike Out in Baseball

Baseball hasn’t gotten the memo about the seriousness of domestic violence. Read more »

Kesha’s Not Alone: A.K. Karrasch on the Music Industry’s Abuse Problem

Abusive men are running music.  Read more »

“Abandon Me” Highlights How Abuse Hides In Queer Relationships

Abandon Me proves unequivocally that there must be room in the literary canon for the complexity of women’s stories on erotic fixation and loss. Read more »

New Music Monday: Kesha Triumphantly Returns with “Praying”

Kesha’s free—and it shows. Read more »

Believe Me: Genderqueer and NonBinary Survivors on Visibility and Identity

Those living at the intersection of nonbinary and survivor are forced to reconcile with others reshaping their bodies and needs. Read more »

The Fragility of Silence: Unlearning Childhood Secrecy and Breaking the Chains in Adult Life

Sometimes silence is broken and exposed as the most fragile of things when someone steps forward with enough courage to end it. Read more »

No Redemption for the Reverend: Ongoing Abuse in “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” proves that abuse and manipulation aren’t one-time offenses. Read more »

Chris Brown, Johnny Depp, and the Politics of Ex Abuse

There are many ways ex abuse can occur. It can be happen through stalking, threats, or by using children from the relationship as leverage for continued violence.  The method can also be financial, such as withholding the financial compensation ordered by the court. At its worst, ex abuse... Read more »

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