Gray Matters: How Rape in Pop Culture Became a Matter of Opinion

Time and again, we refuse to believe that people who commit sexual violence specifically get off on the lack of consent, casting them instead as “good boys” confounded by the complex rules of dating in our modern world.

Male Call: A Conversation About Masculinity and Violence with Byron Hurt and Jackson Katz

Men are the primary victims as well as the primary perpetrators of murder, attempted murder, assault, and aggravated assault. 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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Why Are We Still Failing Women Chefs?

When men get to be creative empire-builders and women stewards of tradition, a chicken-egg problem emerges. Read more »

The Myth of the Male Genius

Genius is power. Read more »

The Ascension of Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao is one of the few Asian women directors getting her just due. Read more »

Sorry, Not Sorry: When Men Won’t Actually Give Up Their Time

These statements represent just how little space straight cisgender men have devoted to really talking about gender, sex, and power. Read more »

No Grace For Women: “Queen Sugar” Traffics In Toxic Masculinity

Ralph-Angel’s relationships with women reveal his selfishness and fragile ego. Read more »

F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List: Making America "Great" is Costing Us Our Democracy

In the last entry for the F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List, we weigh the costs to democracy in order to make America “great.” Read more »

F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List: Trump’s “Beautiful” Culture is Rape Culture

In Trump’s America, the more callous and obscene the act, the more beautiful it is to him. Read more »

Profiling 101: The White Mediocrity of “Mindhunter”

White women are either in the background or on a slab, men of color are scarce, and women of color are invisible. Read more »

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"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I'm a Man. How Can I Help the Feminist Movement?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. This week, a reader... Read more »