The Untold Story of Women in the Zapatistas

Zapatista women now choose their own partners, they often have two to four children, and there has been a dramatic decrease in domestic violence.

And the Oscar Goes To...: Cisgender Nominees Who Identify As Male or Female

This is not an issue unique to the Oscars. Read more »

Fumbling toward Ecstasy with a Self-Love Soundtrack

I realized I had been wrong about self-pleasure. Read more »

Why Is Hollywood Still Shortchanging Women Directors?

Only 8 percent of the top 100 films were directed by women. Read more »

The Misguided Pursuit of “Better” Manhood at American Fraternities

The dominant narrative around fraternities has long been one of peer pressure, blackout drinking, and cruel hazing rituals. So why are so many male students, especially white ones, as excited as ever to join them? Read more »

Well, Actually: The Thin White Men Who Rebranded Dieting as "Wellness"

We need to talk more about how many food rules targeted at women come from men who will never have our bodies or wrestle with our cultural expectations. Read more »

Online Challenges Hit a Sour Note for Queer and Trans Communities

I was overwhelmed with the memory of my old image. Read more »

“On the Basis of Sex” is the Glossy, Imperfect Love Story We Need Right Now

The love between Ruth and Marty Ginsburg is palpable, and brilliantly illuminates the battles Ruth takes on in her professional life. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Real Sex Lives of Historical Queens

How accurate are the sex scenes in The Favourite? Read more »

Ray of Light: Amy Ray’s New Album Gives Voice to a Rural Resistance

Holler’s bravado doesn’t simplify or glorify country life. Read more »

How to Support Trans, Intersex, and Nonbinary Folks in This Nightmarish Hellscape

Any action taken is better than standing idly by. Read more »

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Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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Ms. Opinionated: I'm a Man. How Can I Help the Feminist Movement?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. This week, a reader... Read more »