Reality Check: What Gets Left on “Queer Eye’s” Cutting-Room Floor?

Narratives outside of those constructed and aired by Netflix suggest much more meaningful interactions took place during filming.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Queer Love on “The Bachelor”

Finally, the queer love story we all deserve. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: “The Bachelor” Is Bad

There is no decency to be found in reality TV. Read more »

Amara Y Mas: Race, Ethnicity, and Afro-Latinx Womanhood

What if we tore down the house that narrows our vision of Latinx identity? Read more »

Bait and Switch: The 7 Best Episodes of “Catfish”

What a mess. I couldn’t stop watching if I tried. Read more »

Who Did the Real Housewives Vote For?

An in-depth investigation. Read more »

NBC and the Manufacturing of Donald Trump

The Apprentice groomed millions of future voters to believe that women and people of color are less competent than white men, who are natural leaders; business ethics are a joke; gratuitous offensiveness is admirable honesty; and Trump’s judgment matters more than anyone else’s.   Read more »

Trump is Treating the Election As His Own Terrible Reality TV Show

On The Apprentice, contestants were rewarded for bad behavior and putting profit over all. Now Trump brings those shady ethics to the campaign trail.  Read more »

"Top Chef" Star Karen Akunowicz Talks About Gender Dynamics in the Kitchen

Known as “Chainsaw” in the kitchen, Karen brings queer femme representation into the world of mainstream reality TV.  Read more »

On "The Bachelor," Women Labor for Love—But Don’t Dare Call it Sex Work

Women are expected to perform a tightrope walk between sexy and chaste.  Read more »

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