On Our Radar: Coming Out, "Booty Pop," and Trans Women in Media!
Well, this has been an exciting week! As you’ve probably heard, Andersoon Cooper came out earlier this week. Super exciting to hear, but here’s why when straight... Read more »
Kamasutra and the Indian Feminists
Talking sex—especially about the Kamasutra—is progressive, but discussions of the political economy of the text don’t get the same pedestal. How can I claim and embrace queer liberation (as much as I may want to), when it silences someone else? Read more »
On Our Radar: Breaking Down the "Model Minority," Things That Shouldn't Be Joked About, and Magic Mike!
Here’s what we’ve been thinking about this week that isn’t the TomKat divorce announcement. A fourth edition of Gloria Anzaldua’s Borderlands/La Frontera is to be... Read more »
On Our Radar: Vaginas, Intentionality, and So Many Queer and Feminist Events!
This has been a week! Here’s what we’ve been thinking about. After the giant mess around Rep. Lisa Brown’s oh so horrifying use of the word “vagina” (GOD FORBID!),... Read more »
On Our Radar: Radical Nuns, Misogynist Backlash, and Deconstructing Femininity
Well, this has been another week. Misogyny is still kickin’, but Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency is kickin’ right back. With ... Read more »
On Our Radar: Yellowface, Transfeminism(s), and Some Rage to Share
Well, this has been a week. Are you outraged yet? Can you smell the transphobia in the air? Developments in the CeCe McDonald case state that she is to be housed in a... Read more »
On Our Radar: Snow White, Urban Outfitters, and 50 Shades of Grey
Another week, another news cycle devoted to John Edwards’ sex life. Here are some non-Edwardian links for your Friday! Mari Naomi interviews Alison Bechdel in text and comic form! [The Rumpus] Why on EARTH is... Read more »
Fertile Ground: Ecofeminism Needs Fighters
So what is an eco-minded feminist to do amidst this world of depressing destruction? All I can advise is this: Get out there. Educate yourself. Do something and know you did that something. Read more »
On Our Radar: Mindy Kaling, Vogue, and HAES
Do you hear that? It’s us breathing a collective sigh of relief because... Read more »
On Our Radar: Protesting Seventeen, Illustrating Wheelchairs, and Remembering MCA
In sad news, we lost rapper, artist, producer, and activist Adam Yauch today to cancer. We’ll miss you, MCA. Rosario Dawson and America Ferrera are cast in... Read more »