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 »

“For the Dick” Is a Challenge to Stop Policing Black Sexuality

You are more likely to hear “these hoes ain’t loyal” preached from the pulpit of a Black church than “these rapists ain’t shit.” Read more »

The Fragility of Solidarity: Family History and Political Identity

Easier to blame POC “identity politics” than anti-Blackness or wages of whiteness. Easier to fall in line with the new president than to resist. Read more »

All the Good White Men: There’s Nothing Beautiful About Confederate Statues

Our statues tell us that white men are mostly “good.”  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 »