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Enduring Legacy: Playwright Josefina Lopez Reflects on “Real Women Have Curves”

Both the play and the film had a massive impact. Read more »

Did Our New Slate of Queer Holiday Films Deliver?

This roundtable comes in honor of 2020 very much being the year of the queer holiday film. Read more »

Ceaseless Caricature: “Hillbilly Elegy” is a Spectacular Failure

Despite critical acclaim, the book exasperated those of us who are of this place. Read more »

Hallmark’s First LGBTQ Movie Doesn’t Center Queer Romance

On Hallmark’s take on the queer Christmas movie. Read more »

BitchWatch: 9 Comedy Specials to Help You Feel Less Alone This Holiday Season

Because we all deserve a laugh right about now. Read more »

“Happiest Season” Shows Queers Joy Is Sometimes Elusive

Happiest Season has big shoes to fill though there is really no other movie like it. Read more »

BitchWatch: 15 Holiday Movies Feminists Should Watch this Winter

Happy watching and happy holidays. Read more »

Meaningless Mashup: “Holidate” Proves Netflix Hasn’t Nailed the Holiday Rom-Com

“Holidate” is a Hallmark-inspired movie for straight people who think saying words like “tits” makes them edgy.  Read more »

Shot to Pieces: “Pieces of a Woman” Is a New Take on a Well-Worn Trope

What does it mean to make an “authentic” film about tragedy? Read more »

Disney’s “Mulan” Remake Doesn’t Challenge the Patriarchy. It Reinforces It

In the apocalyptic hellscape that is today’s political climate, we deserved a Mulan with humanity. Read more »

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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 »

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 »