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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Gaslighting of American Women

For once, it does not feel good to be right. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Lies of Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh’s repeated lies only speak to his entitlement. Read more »

Popaganda: When People Become Internet Memes

The Internet, which connects us to each other in ways that were pretty unimaginable to most people a century ago, has become a totally casual part of daily life. It’s changed so much: from the way we do business to the way we unlock our front doors. But it’s also changed the way we see ourselves... Read more »

What it Feels Like for a Girl: “Eighth Grade” Rewrites Tired Social-Media Stereotyping

The film is notable because it consciously avoids serving up a familiar media brew of technophobia and misogyny. Read more »

White Whine: The Past that Incels Long For Never Existed

The men who romanticize a period of time in which women and people of color were kept “in their place” have been raised by those who enjoyed the privileges of whiteness. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Ross Douthat Thinks Violent Incel Ideology Makes Sense

Of course this week’s Douchebag Decree is going to Ross Douthat. Read more »

Strength In Numbers: Independent Outlets Have Outsized Impact

The impact is proven. Trust independent media.  Read more »

Not All Russians: The Ethics of Internet Bots

Is the #botally community following ethics that lessen harm? Read more »

“For the Dick” Is a Challenge to Stop Policing Black Sexuality

You are more likely to hear “these hoes ain’t loyal” preached from the pulpit of a Black church than “these rapists ain’t shit.” Read more »

White Women Need to Do Better: The Death of “My Favorite Murder”

It’s so important that we not only make sure to represent victims of color well, but also cease to promote or accept tone policing, respectability politics, and straight, white people serving up opinions that go unchecked. Read more »

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Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »