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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s the news on our radar right now: • Another person of color has been shot and killed by a white... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the news on our radar this morning! • Remember how Clear Channel was a total douche for refusing to air reproductive health ads? Well, after a month of protesting... Read more »

When Poor Women "Opt Out"

Photo: The New York Times piece on the “opt-out generation” focused on the lives of upper-crust ladies. If there’s one thing the wives and husbands profiled in The New York Times magazine’s ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Here’s all the feminist news on my radar this Monday morning. • OMG A DUCHESS IS IN LABOR!! Brace yourself for wall-to-wall baby news, as every major news outlet in the world... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday! Here’s all the feminist news on our radar this morning. • The three Cleveland women who were raped, abused, and held captive for years recorded a video expressing thanks for the widespread support they received in the aftermath of their discovery and rescue in May. But... Read more »

Veronica Franco, History's Favorite Renaissance Prostitute Poet

In a time when prostitution and female education were both considered unwholesome, professional courtesan Veronica Franco established herself a leader in the 16th Century literary arts. Although initially known among the Venetian literati for her iconic beauty and razor-sharp wit, Franco... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Profile of a Stripper

This week for my comic, I interviewed one of my favorite dancers: Piper, a stripper at Devil’s Point in Portland.  Read more »

Reading "Tankborn"— A YA Book About Race, Class, and Caste

In Karen Sander’s dystopian young adult book Tankbornthe world is a stringent caste system where race and origins determine all status. Tankborn was a... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I Want Out Of My Small Town!

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: Should I Come Out As Poly?

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—as well as advice on what to do when they don’... Read more »

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Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

Dear Bear: My Partner Makes No Money. Is That a Problem?

Our advice columnist offers a lesson in anticapitalist self-care. Read more »