motherhood

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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Blackness Means You’re a Problem

The arrest at Starbucks was just one example. Read more »

Cardi B. is Free: The Hand that Rocks the Cradle Rocks the Mic

To cluck about the timing of a pregnancy in a woman’s career is surely to project one’s own antipathy about the visibility of motherhood for working women. Read more »

Ask Auntie Randa: on sex writing, Palestinian roots, and skin privilege

Auntie Randa’s advice on writing about sex, embracing Palestinian roots, and skin privilege. Read more »

Ask Auntie Randa: On Writing, Coffee Grounds, and the Flavors of Oral Sex

Randa Jarrar will take your questions. Read more »

Losing To Gain Humanity: Serena Williams’s Body Belongs Solely To Her

Many patriarchal constructs collide for childbearing athletes. Read more »

Pistols or Pearls: Gender Reveal Parties Are a Sham

Gender-reveal parties reinforce a faux binary. Read more »

No More “Good Girls”: YA needs to get real about reproduction

YA fiction is more and more reflective of the world in which young people actually live, a new normal of characters and storylines encompassing all the complexities of sex, sexuality, and reproductive rights and justice. Read more »

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