On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Sick" Questions How We View Women With Chronic Illness

There’s a class of illnesses—multi-symptomatic, chronic, hard to diagnose—that remain associated with suffering women and disbelieving experts. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The "Jessica Jones" Cast On Season 2 and #MeToo

The team gathered for a Q+A at Netflix’s FYSEE panel event to discuss the show’s themes of trauma and PTSD, as well as the decision to have season two directed entirely by women. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Stephanie Beatriz's Bisexual Awakening

She discussed how bisexuality is often portrayed as villainous, her own coming-out process, and what she wants to see in the next season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Black Actresses Protested at Cannes

They’re done being told they can’t play prestigious parts. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The end of "Transparent"

The decision to end the series came after sexual assault allegations against lead actor Jeffrey Tambor were unveiled. Read more »

Untethered Women: Witches Are Celebrating the Resiliency of Spring

Why do modern witches celebrate a holiday that was initially associated with Christianity? Read more »

I Kissed Consent Goodbye: Purity Culture and Sexual Violence on Evangelical Christian Campuses

Purity is tarnished by sexual contact, regardless of circumstances, and the only recourse is to pray for a “second virginity.” Read more »

Starved for Sainthood: The Divine Hunger of Catherine of Siena

When 33-year-old Catherine Benincasa lay dying of starvation, her final words were of triumph; she had done this to herself, on purpose, for God. Read more »

White Dystopias: “Red Clocks” Ignores Marginalized Communities

Red Clocks leaves a lot to be desired. Read more »

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The Unbelievers: New Atheism and the Old Boys' Club

Women are God-fearing and don't challenge institutions. Men, on the other hand, are skeptical and rational, and go out of their way to...

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Hot Under the Bonnet: The cooptation of Amish culture in mass-market fiction

Dubbed “Amish romance novels,” “Amish fiction,” or the more waggish “bonnet rippers,” these novels just one entry point into the varying images of Amish communities in U.S. popular culture. Read more »