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BitchTapes: Songs for Babes

A new baby mixtape that even grown folks can get behind. Read more »

In Its Third Season "Transparent" Strives for Intersectionality—With Mixed Results

Transparent remains excellent at what it does best: examining gender identity and Jewish identity from the perspective of an almost unbearably privileged and self-centered family unit. Read more »

The Kids Are Not All Right: Ideas for How Our Next President Should Fix Our Screwed up Childcare System

Childcare is a reproductive justice issue. Right now, it’s not affordable for many Americans.  Read more »

The Magical Sounds of Singing Sister Trio Joseph

While forming an all-sibling band would be a worst nightmare for many of us, the Closners swear that their tight-knit nature makes their music all the easier to perform.  Read more »

"Midwest Farmer's Daughter" Makes Good: Singer Margo Price's Golden Year

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this generation’s Tammy Wynette, you’ll be pleased to know that the wait is finally over. Read more »

A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam

Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right.  Read more »

Ask Bear: I'm a Queer Femme Woman—Can I Call Myself "Papa"?

A queer parenting conundrum.  Read more »

Egged On: The Commodified Altruism of the Assisted-Reproduction Industry

Paid egg donation is often framed as a miraculous, even selfless, act when in reality it is a big business that hinges on well-oiled marketing and recruitment practices. Read more »

Ask Bear: I Wanted to Join the Peace Corps, But then I Fell In Love

Should you follow your life-long dream? Or stick around for a budding romance? Read more »

MariNaomi Looks In Between Cultures in Illustrated Memoir "Turning Japanese"

“It was definitely pretty naive to think that I would find some kind of belonging in a foreign country.” 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 »