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Rendered Invisible: Pocahontas Is Not a Sex Symbol

We cannot end violence against Native women and girls if we continually sexualize them. Read more »

Backtalk: Indictment Day & Kevin Spacey

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into the beginning of the indictments against Trump-adjacent folks and the latest crop of sexual abuse allegations against powerful men. There’s have a moment of mini-celebrations because FBI director’s Robert Mueller’s investigation into Trump... Read more »

White Trauma: How YA Books About Rape Ignore Girls of Color

All survivors aren’t white, straight, and cisgender girls. Read more »

Systemic Trauma: “Marshall” Misses A Crucial Point About Rape and White Supremacy

You can’t ignore the historical trauma inflicted on Black women. Read more »

Setting the Stories Free: M. Evelina Galang On Honoring Philippine “Comfort Women”

Lola’s House will stay with you forever. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Ben Roethlisberger, our second Douchebag Decree All-Star

Ben Roethlisberger is our second Douchebag Decree All-Star! (Applause.) Read more »

The Fragility of Solidarity: Family History and Political Identity

Easier to blame POC “identity politics” than anti-Blackness or wages of whiteness. Easier to fall in line with the new president than to resist. Read more »

It’s Never Been About R. Kelly. It’s Always Been About Black Girls

There’s a rush to defend these grown men, even as the evidence piles up that they’re unworthy of defense. Read more »

Purity Is a Scam: “The Keepers” Exposes the Hypocrisy of the Catholic Church

Catholics aren’t taught to protect themselves from those who want to harm them. Read more »

The Fragility of Silence: Unlearning Childhood Secrecy and Breaking the Chains in Adult Life

Sometimes silence is broken and exposed as the most fragile of things when someone steps forward with enough courage to end it. Read more »

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