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.”

Written Off: Why Aren’t Black Female Screenwriters Getting Their Due?

The exclusion of films written and directed by women, and particularly women of color, has long been an infuriating norm within the Academy.  Read more »

i’m samantha irby and i’m here to take your call*: *if you promise you’ll subscribe to Bitch

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

Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

Bitch Media, an independent, nonprofit feminist media organization now in its 22nd year, is pleased to offer the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers, a series of three-month intensive writing fellowships whose goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging, diverse voices in feminist,... 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 »

School Is In: Beyond the Feminist Classroom

Feminist pedagogy alone is inadequate to the barriers facing women, people of color, and queer people in institutions of higher education. 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 »

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Target Market: Black women with guns: frontier feminists or insurrectionists?

When I was 6 years old, my mother and I were robbed at gunpoint by two men looking for cash. One of them placed the gun at...

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House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the...

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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 »