politics

Backtalk: Turn off the Gaslight

This week, Dahlia and Amy got to thinking more about the ubiquity of gaslighting after seeing a Twitter thread by writer Carmen Maria Machado and the case against Junot Diaz. The term originates from an eponymous play and film about a husband who gaslights his wife into thinking she’s going crazy... Read more »

Backtalk: We Don’t Need to be Civil to Inhumane People

This week, Dahlia and Amy survived another week where hell is empty and all the devils are here on earth. It’s been a couple weeks of horrifying news and the last thing we need to hear is how progressive folks need to be civil to the inhumane Right. It feels the the least possible harm that Stephen... Read more »

Feminist Snack Break: Why "Step Up Not Out" Doesn't Make Sense

Rick, you’re very wrong and bad. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Center Black Women

The history lesson about Black women that you never got. Read more »

The Reign of Patriarchy Begins with the "Patriot": FEMINISTS UNITED TO COMBAT KAKISTOCRACY IN TRUMP TIMES

The role of the patriot is also to help provide contrast so it’s easy to see who is out of line, who doesn’t fit, who creates suspicion by doubting America’s greatness. Read more »

Ivanka’s World of “Women Who Work”: FEMINISTS UNITED TO COMBAT KAKISTOCRACY IN TRUMP TIMES

Ivanka Trump says she doesn’t know what it means to be “complicit,” but she does claim that she will improve the lives of “working women.” Read more »

Examining Trump with a House of Cards: The Line Separating Reality and TV Political Drama is Fading

The line between reality and political television drama is wearing thin. Read more »

Say Yes to Distress: Trump Voters: FEMINISTS UNITED TO COMBAT KAKISTOCRACY IN TRUMP TIMES

It’s important to recognize the stratification among Trump Voters. It is not a monolith, but you really gotta hand it to the MAGAs: Once they buy, they don’t look back. Read more »

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