motherhood

Mommies & Murder: "Big Little Lies" Roundtable for Two

We gathered for a roundtable on schoolyard scandal, parents, and murder predictions. Read more »

Three Things I Learned Talking to my Parents About Raising a Feminist Daughter

There were some hilarious misses, but so much of who I am and the things I value came from my parents making intentional choices to instill confidence, creativity, and curiosity in me. Read more »

Reading Chimamanda Adichie Today: On Racism and transphobia in feminism

I had to wonder how Adichie’s recent responses to trans folks failed her own feminist politics in her new book, Dear Ijeawele. Read more »

We've Always Been Here: One Mujerista Talks Back to Intersectionality and White Feminism

When I see the word “intersectionality” being used, I want to see a sincere invitation to the table (it’s accessible right?) in a genuine attempt to build community. And if I do decide to show up, I expect to see the more privileged, abled parties willingly give up their seats for us Brown queer... Read more »

Backtalk: Bey's Announcement & Sundance Showdown

Dahlia and Amy talk about Beyoncé’s beautiful pregnancy announcement and what’s behind the imagery with Cate Young, Bitch Media’s 2016 Pop Culture Criticism Fellow. Check out Cate’s piece, “... Read more »

Maximum and Maternal Security: Grey’s Anatomy Proves It’s Still Unafraid to Ask Dark Questions

What we wouldn’t give to be a fly in the writers room as Rimes postures her female character leads to take America to task by making us interrogate ourselves. Read more »

BitchTapes: Songs for Babes

A new baby mixtape that even grown folks can get behind. Read more »

A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam

Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right.  Read more »

Between a Boss and a Hard Place: Why More Women are Freelancing

Big corporations and startups alike have realized that it’s cheaper and easier to subcontract labor than to employ people. Read more »

The Politics of Framing Hillary Clinton as “The Best Mother in the World”

Clinton is foreign policy expert and seasoned politician—but it’s her role as a mom that Democrats pointed out over and over this week.  Read more »

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