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As Nasty as We Want to Be: Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding ponder the Post-Hillary Future

A new anthology asks how feminism will move forward in Trump times. Read more »

Warrior To Wallflower: “Stranger Things” Shrinks Nancy Wheeler

Nancy doesn’t need Jonathan or Steve to get out of Hawkins. Read more »

Donald Trump’s “Beautiful” Culture Is Rape Culture

In Trump’s America, the more callous and obscene the act, the more beautiful it is to him. Read more »

#YouToo: We Need to Talk About Loophole Women

They are the collateral damage of a long-brewing disaster, a crucial bit of circuitry in a dangerous system. Read more »

Four Solaces: Reflections on Hope, Change, and Reproductive Justice

Finding sources of safety and joy are crucial for our communities and ourselves as we continue to survive and endure. Read more »

The Fragility of Solidarity: Family History and Political Identity

Easier to blame POC “identity politics” than anti-Blackness or wages of whiteness. Easier to fall in line with the new president than to resist. Read more »

Let Us Live: “Afternoon Snatch” Gives Us Nonbinary Characters With Full Lives

Afternoon Snatch offers a world where nonbinary characters aren’t defending their right to exist, but simply are. Read more »

Picture Perfect: #Homes is the Whitest, Most Bizarre Community on Instagram

The rules for Instagram homes are a throwback to the 1950s. Read more »

Being a Second Lover Means Loving Yourself First

With a lot of honesty, being a second lover can come with freedom, discovery, and lessons in self-love. Read more »

Can You See Me Now?: The Fragility of Maternal Transition

The pregnant woman is rarely asked what it is she needs, or how she really feels. Read more »

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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 »

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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