Articles published in the print Bitch magazine issue, Micro-Macro. Check out the complete table of contents for the issue here.

About the Cover: How Designing Bitch's Micro/Macro Cover Affected my Vision, Migraines, and Health

Bitch Art Director Kristin Rogers Brown here! I turned to readers to help choose the elements of our Pulp cover—a cover that we’re pretty sure is part of the reason that issue has already sold out. But for Micro/Macro, I found myself looking inward, and the design became much more personal than I expected or wanted.

Behind the Scenes: Sketches from Our New Micro/Macro Issue

As Bitch hits issue #59 with Micro/Macro, I thought I would shine a light on some of the “micro” behind-the-scenes thought that goes into the eye candy you see in our pages. This post features sketches from illustrator... Read more »

Written Off: Why aren't black female screenwriters getting their due?

Illustration by Amanda Lanzone. At the 2012 Sundance Awards, writer-director Ava DuVernay won the prestigious Directing Award for Middle of Nowhere, a feature film about Ruby, a quietly bold nurse who, after her husband is incarcerated, undergoes a personal transformation that forces her to make... Read more »

All Hail the Queen?: What do our perceptions of Beyonce's feminism say about us?

Who run the world? If entertainment domination is the litmus test, then all hail Queen Bey. Beyoncé.  Read more »

Rise of the Penis Piñata: The big business of bachelorette parties.

Image via venassa A few weeks ago, I attended a friend's bachelorette party. In the days preceding, my kitchen morphed into a workshop dedicated to constructing penis-shaped objects to eat and to hit. Resting atop my kitchen table like a prize pig at a state fair was a large pink papier-mâché... Read more »

Gaming the System: Are women-led games D.O.A.?

“'We had [some companies] tell us, 'Well, we don't want to publish it because that's not going to succeed. You can't have a female character in games. It has to be a male character, simple as that.'” That's what game developer Jean-Max Morris was told when he tried to... Read more »

Sized Up: Why fat is a queer and feminist issue.

Image via Shakesville. Shortly after Barack Obama took office in 2009, first lady Michelle Obama kicked off the national slimming program “Let's Move” and inaugurated an escalation of America's already deeply entrenched “war on obesity,” seeming to interpret her husband's campaign... Read more »

All Hail the Queen?: What do our perceptions of Beyonce's feminism say about us?

Who run the world? If entertainment domination is the litmus test, then all hail Queen Bey. Beyoncé. Read more »