The Frontier Issue

Articles published in the print Bitch magazine issue, Frontier. Check out the complete table of contents for the issue here.

Protest, Desire, and Cheap Dildos: A Q&A with Laurie Penny

Image via @PennyRed Laurie Penny is an British journalist and blogger who came to prominence with her riveting frontline coverage of the student protests in London in 2010 in The New Statesman, The Guardian, and other outlets. After releasing her first book, Meat Market: Female Flesh Under Capitalism (Zero Books) in April 2011, the prolific Penny recently followed up with a collection of her journalistic work, Penny Red: Notes from the New Age of Dissent (Pluto Press). Her third book will be published by Bloomsbury in 2013. Give us Penny Red in a nutshell.  What was the idea behind compiling your columns? What I have wanted to do most of all, with journalism, is to create a space for political discussion where women's issues were part of a larger...

Better Homes & Bloggers: Are lifestyle blogs a new way for women to compare themselves and come up short?

Today, Elsie Larson is wearing gold. “I'm kinda obsessed with gold lately,” she writes, “Gold details, jewelry, even metallic fabrics like this gold skirt that [my sister] Emma wore.” Kaylah Doolan has decorated her home for Christmas and shares photos of the end result— reindeer lights... Read more »

Target Market: Black Women with Guns: Frontier Feminists or Insurrectionists?

The guns Black women carry are symbols of their abilities to be both frontierwomen and nurturing warrior mothers birthing a new generation of revolutionaries. Read more »

Target Market: Black Women with Guns: Frontier Feminists or Insurrectionists?

The guns Black women carry are symbols of their abilities to be both frontierwomen and nurturing warrior mothers birthing a new generation of revolutionaries. Read more »