Singing about Female Masturbation Has Become Cool—but Is It Helping?

Singing about masturbation is, for women artists, still radical.

BitchTapes: Asian and Asian American Rock Stars

This week’s BitchTapes features feminist music by artists of Asian or Asian American heritage.  Read more »

Here For a Black Planet: Solange’s New Album Sparks Nostalgia for a Pioneering Social-Media Platform

Solange’s partnership with BlackPlanet feels like its own homecoming. Read more »

Did the Grammys Diversity Task Force Ultimately Benefit Women Artists?

In October, the Recording Academy created a diversity taskforce in response to criticism for the lack of female artists recognized by the 2018 Grammys. Read more »

BitchTapes: The Family Way

Singer-songwriter Laura Gibson turned in a thoughtful, multi-faceted playlist for our Family Values issue. Read more »

BitchTapes: Give Thanks

Take a break from America’s favorite colonialist capitalist festival of gluttony with our mix of songs about gratitude. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Mail-Order Abortions

This reproductive service will allow you to order safe abortion pills online and is now available in the U.S. Read more »

BitchTapes: Fight for your Rights

A mix for election season and beyond. Read more »

Eclipsing Fame: “A Star is Born” Treats Pop Music as a Telltale Sign of Selling Out

What Jackson comes to describe as Ally’s artistic insincerity is very nakedly the nascent bloom of his own jealousy. Read more »

Time Bombs: “Her Smell” and “Vox Lux” Let Viewers Fill in the Blanks

The use of time jumps might advance a narrative—but it’s also a way to bypass organic character development. Read more »

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