Magazine

Articles published in the quarterly print edition of Bitch magazine.

Don’t We Hurt Like You?: Examining the Lack of Portrayals of African American Women and Mental Health

Mental health issues are not a “white-girl thing.”

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if it helps, picture a bunch of celebrities pretending to talk on phones behind me as i implore you for your help. Read more »

About the Art: The Devotion Issue

We are devoted to women of color being devoted to themselves. Read more »

Blood on the Tracks: Buffy Sainte-Marie On the Power of Native American Music

“Power in the Blood” is perfect protest music.  Read more »

About the Art: The Facts Issue

If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, could it actually be a pooping robot? Before you think we’ve lost the thread completely, read about an actual, factual 18th-century French automaton, our pop-art cover, and the comics and illustration in this issue. Read more »

About the Art: The Invisibility Issue

In this time of ahistoricism, where so much is based on “right now,” we wanted to reference the history of violence on which the U.S. has been—and continues to be—built, from slavery and colonialism to devastating environmental practices, to the destruction of sacred lands and resources that were... Read more »

The Anti-Blackness Is Real: A Review of "Too Black To Be French?"

Isabelle Boni-Claverie’s documentary looks at the role anti-Blackness plays in France.  Read more »

The Navigator: Hurray for the Riff Raff

Hurray for the Riff Raff’s new record, The Navigator, arrives ready to take its place in the American protest-folk canon, as it reshapes the genre around the nation’s changing demographics. Read more »

Director’s Cut: A New Wave of Body-Horror Films Focuses on Women

A wave of body-horror films produced in the past five years subject women to a bevy of stomach-turning torments, and not just for shock value. Read more »

Bulletproof: Artist Nao Bustamante Bridges Past and Present in Soldadera

For more than two decades, Nao Bustamante has performed daring, playful, and often uncomfortable work addressing the body, pop culture, and global politics for audiences across the world.   Read more »

Iced Out: Blair Braverman on Gender, Trauma, and the Dual Realities of Life in the Arctic

When I began reading Blair Braverman’s memoir, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube, I knew I would love it because it chronicled her life as a dog musher and her adventures in the Arctic. Read more »

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Know & Tell: The literary renaissance of trans women writers

For so long, the people who wrote about us were not us. Finally, that is beginning to change. Read more »

Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

Our justice movements desperately need science fiction. Read more »

She-Hulk, Attorney at Law: She's Mean, She's Green, and She Believes in Due Process

Avenger. Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Member of the Fantastic Four. 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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