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Sages, Villains, and Seers: Mapping Disability in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Bodies and minds will always be rooted in a sociopolitical context, and it is that context that privileges one type of body and one type of mind over all others. Read more »

Meet the Martians: Five women from the Mars One space program share their thoughts on leaving earth forever

When we look beyond space tourism to a permanent settlement on another planet, who do we see there? Read more »

Body by Kardashian?: Khloé’s Revenge Body and the Strict Demands of the Family Business

Khloé might talk euphemistically about the “transformational journey” of Revenge Body, but it’s hard to find anything inspirational or transformative in a show that inextricably ties happiness to thinness. Read more »

Mallory Ortberg: Q&A

Since becoming the latest arbiter of life decisions at Slate’s Dear Prudence column about a year ago, hilarious writer, founder of the beloved and now-defunct feminist humor website The Toast, and unbelievably empathetic human Mallory Ortberg has been providing sensible,... Read more »

Up in Flames: "Woman on Fire" Tells a Trans Woman's Story, But It's Not For Trans People

Woman on Fire is a feel-good story that isn’t concerned so much with its titular character’s arc as with the journeys of the people who surround her. Read more »

About the Art: The Family Values Issue

Which of our illustrators would like to be adopted into Professor Xavier’s School of Gifted Youngsters? Who feels more kinship towards the Addams family? Find out more about the art family we’ve assembled for the Family Values issue, and read about our cut paper cover. Read more »

Right on Time: Regina Spektor's Latest Album was Worth the Wait

Spektor is as much if not more of a storyteller than a pop songwriter, and that has never been more true than on Remember Us to Life. Read more »

About the cover: The Chaos Issue

I try to design covers for Bitch that are somewhat timeless, since we’re a quarterly magazine that stays on shelves for at least a few months. Creating a cover for this issue, which went to press on October 18, was uniquely worrying. Read more »

Back in The Olden Days

MariNaomi gives us a glimpse of the future of gender. Read more »

Tuning In : How a New Generation is Schooling Itself on Sexuality

In a society where the quality of sex education in schools is hodgepodge at best and shifts depending on political whims, YouTube is a dynamic, democratic space for discussions of gender and sexuality.   Read more »

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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 »

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

Our justice movements desperately need science fiction. Read more »

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 »

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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