Adventures in Feministory: Eugenia Apostol

Eugenia Apostol has the unique distinction of helping to spark revolutions that would eventually unseat corrupt presidents.

Megyn Kelly’s New Show is 60 Minutes of Beckery

Old Megyn was a racial demagogue, but new, morning Megyn is “over” politics! Read more »

Sing a New Song: Trump’s National Anthem is Not About Allegiance

After we engage in battles about the National Anthem, patriotism, and cheering LeBron’s “U bum” retort, it’s imperative to drag Trump, Trump supporters, local representatives, and our community back into the fray that Trump so desperately evades. Read more »

What Just Happened?: Charlottesville

White supremacy is not a recent phenomenon. It is the founding and continued institutional ideology of this country. Read more »

Long interviews with hideous men: Stop telling us to “understand” bigotry

Do we really need to know the history of and justifications for someone’s beliefs or actions to understand that those beliefs and actions are objectively bad? Read more »

The Week in Douchebags: It's a Fuckery Faceoff!

In which we play a little game of “two douchebags enter, one douchebag leaves” with the instigators of the week’s worst news stories. Read more »

Clinton Derangement Syndrome: The Clicks That Keep on Giving

Why can’t we accept that women whom we believe are unlikable for “legitimate” reasons are also subjected to misogyny? Read more »

Turn Down for What: Why Media Amplifies Rape Apology : How Do We Break the Narrative Cycle?

The way we think about rape is fed by societal attitudes surrounding power and gender, pop culture, and rape culture in a self-fulfilling construct where rape, it turns out, is about the people around the victim/survivor. Read more »

Heads Up, Media: Racism is Not a "Controversy": Is all this bad news lowering the bar?

Why are we seeing some of the most disturbing revelations of racism, xenophobia, and hate speech filed neatly away under the vague header of “controversy”? Read more »

Soft Serve : The Media Normalization of Mike Pence

It’s one (terrible and ill-advised) thing to politely pretend that Pence’s tenure in Indiana wasn’t uniformly awful for anyone who wasn’t Mike Pence. It’s another to rewrite history. Read more »

March Madness: Marketing Women's History Month

Since January, my inbox has been brimming with press releases for female-specific products and services described with one or more of the following terms: “revolution,” “empowering,” “strong,” “confident,” and “kickass.” Read more »

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