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Backtalk: Silence Breakers & The Weinstein Effect

This week, Dahlia and Amy break down Time’s much-anticipated “Person of the Year” magazine cover and cover story, and the continued fallout from the Weinstein effect. We thank our respective dieties that Trump’s ego isn’t being fed for being on the Time cover,... Read more »

A Sexual Violence Reckoning is Coming In Publishing

It’s time to take down no good, very bad literary men. Read more »

Backtalk: Indictment Day & Kevin Spacey

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into the beginning of the indictments against Trump-adjacent folks and the latest crop of sexual abuse allegations against powerful men. There’s have a moment of mini-celebrations because FBI director’s Robert Mueller’s investigation into Trump... Read more »

Backtalk: Weinstein, #MeToo, Everything is Terrible

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk-yell about all of the sexual harassment and assault allegations against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, and its impact on the industry and beyond. Following breaking stories from the New York Times and the New Yorker, more than 40 women... 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 »

Douchebag Decree: This Whole Rotten System

Maybe this is finally the tipping point. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Hollywood is Full of Creeps

Weinstein isn’t the only powerful man in Hollywood whose patterns of predatory sexual behavior have been an open secret for years. Read more »

Kesha’s Not Alone: A.K. Karrasch on the Music Industry’s Abuse Problem

Abusive men are running music.  Read more »

Popaganda: Video Games and Identity

Video games are a huge piece of our pop culture industry. People who don’t play games maybe think that they’re a weird, dorky niche that only a few people play. But that’s exactly the opposite of true. Globally, video games are a $91 billion industry. Fifty-nine percent of people in... Read more »

It’s Us Failing Them, Not Them Failing Us: Disconnected Adults are the Problem in 13 Reasons Why

We need to be prepared to give substantial support and access to responsible care, not dismissive suggestions about finding a hobby, getting more fresh air, or how teens shouldn’t care what people think of them Read more »

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