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Teen Sex is Safer than You Think

Over the past several months, I have found myself increasingly depressed and enraged by what seems to be endless stories about sexual and physical violence directed toward girls. There is something that tends to haunt our culture’s thinking about girls: suspicion. Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning, all! Here’s the latest feminist news on our radar… • The arrest of 16-year-old Florida high-school student Kiera Wilmot for conducting what she... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Pulp, Featuring Chelsea Cain and Laura Lippman

The best stories are the juicy ones. This episode of our feminist pop culture podcast is all about pulp (timely, right?). We talk with best-selling thriller writer Chelsea Cain about how her pregnancy inspired her to get started writing gory... Read more »

How Do You Find Feminist Children's Books?

Sometimes it feels like the deck is stacked against finding feminist-friendly children’s literature.  Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: What Should I Do About My Friends' Wedding Costs?

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—... Read more »

Ten Graphs That Show Babies Aren't Solely to Blame for the Wage Gap

  Today is Equal Pay Day… Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! There’s no better way to start Monday than reading all the feminist news from the weekend.The Iron Lady has died... Read more »

A Sibling Expedition into Family and Media

Welcome to Family Drama! For the next eight weeks, we’ll be guest blogging on Bitch about the portrayals of families on TV and in movies. We’ll delve into what makes fictional families functional (or not), different types of familial arrangements in media, relationships... Read more »

The Baby Poop Overshare: Q&A with the Author of STFU Parents

If you’ve ever scanned your Facebook feed and wondered what possessed your old college suitemate to post a full-color photo of her fresh, glistening placenta, well, Blair Koenig feels your pain. We interview Koenig about her popular blog... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

  Here’s what we’ve been reading on this lovely Wednesday morning. With only 38 days left to go and a little more than $20,000 left to raise, this ... Read more »

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Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »