Family Matters: "Good Talk" Offers a Panacea for the Worst of Times

For a country obsessed with the national “conversation about race,” Mira Jacob’s graphic memoir, Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations, offers an illustration of all the ways it can go right—and wrong.

Home Remedies: Megan K. Stack confronts the global impact of class, privilege, and “women’s work”

Domestic labor isn’t just a “mom” issue—it affects the entire world. Read more »

Unfit for the Altar: Black Women Make Their Own Marital Rules

We are often the providers, protectors, and bosses. This, we are told, is why Black women are half as likely to marry as our white... Read more »

Not Your Final Girl: In “Halloween,” Laurie Strode Is a Survivor

In 2018, the former “scream queen” is armed with resolve and pain, and her only scream in the film comes from a place of anger and grief—not fear. Read more »

Plot Twist: TV’s Surprise-Pregnancy Problem

Pregnancy has become a looming onscreen threat that could suddenly befall any woman. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: TV Needs More Female Villains

Killing Eve reinvigorates a tired genre trope by reinventing the idea of what makes a compelling villain, by making her a woman. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Republican-Appointed Judges Mean Longer Sentences for Black Americans

Judges who were appointed by Republican presidents hand out longer jail sentences to Black people than to white people, according to a new study. Read more »

No Pregnancy Glow: In “Hard Knock Wife,” Motherhood Isn’t Glamorous

When did the fit, unswollen, unbloated, sexually appealing mom become the standard? Read more »

BitchTapes: Happy Mama's Day!

We asked the Bitch community for help putting together a BitchTape filled with our favorite songs celebrating mamas. Read more »

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