Join the Club: Gabrielle Moss on the Golden Age of YA Literature

Gabrielle Moss takes us on a nostalgic and hilarious tour through teen bookshelves and the Golden Age of YA literature.

Douchebag Decree: Shitty Media Man Continues to Be Shitty

So far Stephen Elliott’s suit is the only legal action that’s arisen from the list. Read more »

Inventing Adulthood : Four Novels Reveal the Magic of Queer Self-Actualization

What does it mean to come of age as a 20-something queer person with no money, no resources, and no illusions about respectability? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Charlottesville White Supremacists Face Federal Charges

The four men charged were “among the most violent individuals present in Charlottesville“ at the Unite the Right rally in 2017. Read more »

Backtalk: We Said #MeToo, Now What?

This week, Dahlia and Amy discuss how the #MeToo movement can evolve beyond survivors exposing their own traumas and the role of abusers in creating real change. From public radio to the Supreme Court, what can a true reckoning with misogyny and abuse look like? We’ve also got a Petty Political... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: John Hockenberry's #Metoo Essay Is a Reminder That Literary Publishing Is Still a Boys' Club

Men like John Hockenberry and their apologists don’t see sexual harassment as harmful or frightening and their conflation of romance and harassment proves it. Read more »

Five things you could have done instead of giving Jian Ghomeshi a cover story

Maybe we don’t need to give high-profile platforms to abusers who still crave the spotlight. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "The Fall of Men" Is a Terrible Idea

On Friday, the New York Review of Books published “Reflections on a Hashtag,” the cover story for its October print issue, written by Jian Ghomeshi. Read more »

2018 Was the Summer of the Asian Beach Read

Having access to the “beach read” label feels like acceptance—the ability to reach audiences who might see our work as a source of pleasure instead of education. Read more »

Electric Dirt: Queer Appalachia Is Redefining Southern Identity

The collective is promoting art, activism, and culture in the South while building queer community. Read more »

i’m samantha irby and i’m here to take your call*: *if you promise you’ll subscribe to Bitch

if it helps, picture a bunch of celebrities pretending to talk on phones behind me as i implore you for your help. Read more »

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