"Seeing Like a Feminist" Book Should Be Required College Reading.

Some books are easy to read, yet stay with you long after you’ve finished the last chapter. Nivedita Menon’s Seeing Like a Feminist (Penguin/Zubaan, 2012) is a timely work that explains a... Read more »

Reading "Tankborn"— A YA Book About Race, Class, and Caste

In Karen Sander’s dystopian young adult book Tankbornthe world is a stringent caste system where race and origins determine all status. Tankborn was a... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy May Day everyone! Here’s what’s on our radar. “Latina feminist,” not just “feminist.” On why today’s modern, “mainstream” feminism has yet to prove its commitment to... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Thursday everyone! Here’s some feminist news to start your day. Consent is sexy. Say it a thousand times. And read this article on why the “silence is sexy” model is a... Read more »

How Can Harvard Help End Rape in India?

Today, six men accused of gang rape in India head to court. If that sounds eerily familiar, it’s because just two months ago, ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

You’ve made it to the proverbial hump.  Here’s some of the latest news to get through it. With the prevalence and move towards “neat and tight” labia, women who don’t fit into this category and don’t care to are taking to the Internet to support one another... Read more »

On Our Radar: Jenni Rivera, Trolls, and Mental Illness

This week has unfortunately been filled with tragedy.  When we weren’t reading the news, we were reading up on some of this week’s other big issues.  Here’s what we found: Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in Mexico this past weekend.  Here’s an excellent... Read more »

On Our Radar: Gendered Toys, Superheros, and Katy Perry

Oh my—yet another week of F-bombs, pink shit, and sexism.  Here’s a roundup of nine of the best posts the Internet had to offer this week.  A rad 13-year-old named McKenna Pope called out Hasbro for its blatant girls-only marketing of the famed Easy Bake Oven.  This piece is... Read more »

On Our Radar: Willow Smith, the C-word, World AIDS Day, and WAM!'s benefit auction

We’ve got boat loads for you to dig into this week. From Willow Smith and Tavi Gevinson to dating customs and some organizations well worth your time, this week’s On Our Radar is jam-packed! Read on… Does she wip her hair back and forth, even while it’s buzzed? We think so... Read more »

On Our Radar: TDOR, The Walking Dead, and Condoms in Porn

There have been plenty of ups and downs around the world (wide web) this week.  Here’s just a taste of the things we’ve been keeping up on: Here’s Sarah Thomasin’s reaction to the tragic and ultimately unneccesary death of Savita Halappanavar. [The F Word]... Read more »