Not Your Final Girl: In “Halloween,” Laurie Strode Is a Survivor

In 2018, the former “scream queen” is armed with resolve and pain, and her only scream in the film comes from a place of anger and grief—not fear.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: “Halloween” Makes Women-Led Horror History

The new Halloween had the biggest opening for a horror film with a female lead and for any film with a female lead over the age of 55. Read more »

What Not to Wear On Halloween

Your annual reminder that racist and transphobic costumes are no good.  Read more »

A Slightly Absurd But Sincere List of Feminist Halloween Costumes

Astronauts, athletes, and animated characters. Oh my! Read more »

In Most Films About Demonic Possession, Women are Simply Vessels

Can we finally outgrow the whole teen-girl-possessed-by-the-devil trope? Read more »

Horror Show: Feminist Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween

No, “Carrie” is not one of them. Read more »

Backtalk: Police in Schools and Halloween Costumes

On Backtalk, Bitch editors Amy and Sarah discuss pop culture news of the week.  This week, we discuss how the brutal treatment of a student by a sherrif's deputy at Spring... Read more »