On Our Radar: Election Day, Masculinity, and Margaret Cho

Phew, we can all relax a little now that Election Day is over.  GOBAMA!!  In case you missed out on your internet browsing during the fury of all that was November 6th, here’s a round-up on what we’ve been reading: Sure, there’s always room for more progress, but let... Read more »

On Our Radar: Special Halloween Edition!

We hope you’re enjoying this Halloween with lots of candy, costumes, and fun! Here’s a special On Our Radar round-up of links we love around the web, including zombie history, horror-film heroiens, and a reminder to not be a total racist!... Read more »

On Our Radar: Jay-Z, Amy Poehler, and the Mom-in-Chief

Another week, another roundup! You’ve read Zadie Smith’s On Beauty, now read her On Jay-Z [New York Times] Having trouble coming to terms with Amy Poehler... Read more »

On Our Radar: Queers of Color in Media, Todd Akin's Stupidity, and Amy Poehler's New PSA

Summer’s winding down, I’m reporting from the East Coast, and this has been another week. What’s up? The latest episode of The Peculiar Kind features queers of color in media, plus, ... Read more »

On Our Radar: More "Casual" Racism, Gender Play, and Pussy Riot

Another week has gone by, and this one was my last (official) week at Bitch! Wanna be the (newest) new media intern? Check out the job description here! Seriously?... Read more »

On Our Radar: Tearing Down the "Typical" Trans Narrative, Casual Racism, and the 12th Annual Portland Zine Symposium!

After a hot few days, it’s finally cooling down in Portland. Here’s what we’ve ben reading. I believe I was born in the right body; transgender, yes, but there’s nothing “wrong” with me. Thomas... Read more »

On Our Radar: Gabby Douglas, How Not to Write About Women, and Some Spoken Word For Your Weekend!

Have you been keeping up with the Olympics? If you have, then this has surely been an exciting week. Other things have been exciting too though. Here’s what we’ve been reading/watching. Smile, it makes you seem less threatening. ... Read more »

On Our Radar: The Olympics, the Olympics, and... Did I Say the Olympics?

This has been a week, and now it’s Friday, so turn on your television and let’s get these Summer Games crackin’! Did you hear? The Olympics start today! Oh, and Caster Semenya ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Intersections of Race and Feminism, Body Image, and the next Beyonc

This has been another week! Here’s what we’ve been reading. s.e. smith weighs in on the tragic shooting in Colorado this morning, asking why we blame “crazy”... Read more »

On Our Radar: High-Powered Lesbians, Amy Poehler's New Advice Show, and Lots o' Lady Punks

Riled up yet? Here are more things that might make you angry, but also some things that should make you excited! Take this as your cue to go out and get some sun this weekend. I think we all need it. Daniel Tosh may have taken the cake for being the scum of the week,... Read more »