On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "The Breakfast Club"

“It’s hard for me to understand how John was able to write with so much sensitivity, and also have such a glaring blind spot.”

Backtalk: Good, Bad & Problematic at The Oscars

Inclusion riders, yes please!  Read more »

Cover Story: How Hollywood closeted queerness for capital

Hollywood’s “Golden Age” was not golden for LGBTQ actors. Read more »

This is Our Year: Bitch Media’s Pop Culture Predictions for 2018

Our picks and predictions for 2018. Read more »

200 Cigarettes is the Best New Year’s Eve Movie You’ve Missed

Five reasons it’s worth watching now. Read more »

We Need More than Just Crumbs: In search of Africa's Afrofuturist narratives

By honoring Black life in all imaginings of our futures, these films present us with a blueprint for worlds in which where Blackness is honored, period. Read more »

“Coco” Proves Cultural Appreciation is Possible

I set out to the theater on Thanksgiving Day expecting to hate Disney-Pixar’s Coco. I was delightfully surprised. Read more »

Black Queerness is Peak Blackness: Mykki Blanco’s Journey Out of This World

In this documentary, Black queer artists find a home in each other, in resistance, and in their creative work—a collective battle against queer erasure and censorship. Read more »

Wonder Woman and the Double Binds of the First Female President

In an early storyline from the ’40s, Wonder Woman becomes president in the year 3000. We can’t wait that long. Read more »

Digging into Horror's "Final Girl" Trope

A teen girl waits inside a creepy, empty house with a knife. She knows the killer is outside and she knows he’s coming to kill her next. Read more »

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One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »

Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »