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Four Trans* Teens Talk About Fashion

Rainbow socks and beat-up Converse are all the rage at Portland Pride Parade. Photo by Katrina Cole.  I’ve noticed over my teaching career that kids possess a keen insight into the phenomenon of... Read more »

Instead of Banning Yoga Pants, Schools Should Crack Down on Harassment

Yoga pants and leggings are increasingly being banned by school dress codes. Photo by Matt Madd I was driving by one of the high schools here in Portland the other day and the... Read more »

How Fat Bodies Queer Fashion

A new collection of essays about fatness came out this spring: Queering Fat Embodiment is an academic book that looks at numerous perspectives on fatness, culture, and identity. We’re publishing an... Read more »

What Does “Femme” Look Like?

“It shouldn’t be assumed that just because you wear skirts you’re straight.” – Kathleen, from the Femme Project.  Artist Toni Latour’s The Femme Project is an exhibit of 64 photographs... Read more »

Girl, Uninterrupted: A Q&A with Feminist Fashion Writer Kim France

There are women in this world who, when they hear the name “Kim France,” literally gasp because they are so. Damn. Excited. And rightly so: As a writer, editor, and blogger, France has had a dreamworthy career in zeitgeisty print... Read more »

Fabulous, Opinionated, and Feminist: An Interview with Tom and Lorenzo

Feminism and fashion might not always seem like the perfect fit, but after checking out Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez’s eponymous site, you may come away with some new ideas. Read more »

Let’s Talk about Sexy Halloween Costumes

It’s sexy costumes season!  In this 20-minute conversation from our Dress Up podcast episode, Bitch Creative and Editorial Director Andi Zeisler and Online Editor Sarah Mirk talk with independent fashion designer Adam Arnold... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Dress Up

  Costumes have an undeniable power. In this show we examine tomboy fashion with founders of upstart company Wildfang, head to Geek Girl Con to talk with cosplayer... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday! Here’s what’s on our radar this morning… • Colorlines weighs in on Chris Brown’s revelation earlier this week that he lost his virginity at age 8, noting that Brown’s... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today!  • Umme-Hani Khan, who was fired by Abercrombie for wearing a hijab, has won her discrimination case. ... Read more »

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