BitchTapes: Pro-Choice Anthems

Given the onslaught of anti-choice legislation, this playlist is right on time.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Fourth of July

“What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?” —Frederick Douglass Read more »

It’s All In Your Head: The Dangers of Disbelieving Female Pain

Female pain exists in a crossroad of stigma, disbelief, and misogyny. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kesha Lost Her Appeal to Break Deals With Dr. Luke

At every point in the long legal battle thus far, Kesha has either lost in court or has dropped her claims.  Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Roseanne" is Canceled

ABC abruptly canceled Roseanne hours after Ms. Barr, the show’s star and co-creator, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Republican-Appointed Judges Mean Longer Sentences for Black Americans

Judges who were appointed by Republican presidents hand out longer jail sentences to Black people than to white people, according to a new study. Read more »

Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

Bitch Media, an independent, nonprofit feminist media organization now in its 22nd year, is pleased to offer the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers, a series of three-month intensive writing fellowships whose goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging, diverse voices in feminist,... Read more »

Irish Uprising: A Country's Vote on Abortion Will Change Everything

Ireland is set to hold a referendum on its abortion laws for the first time since 1983. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Traditional TV is in trouble

Thanks to devices, apps, and streaming sites like Netflix and Youtube, broadcast TV is in a precarious situation. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The merchandising of "The Handmaid's Tale"

The disturbing merchandizing goes against Atwood’s real message: that women’s independence is a terrifyingly fragile thing. 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 »

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The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative... Read more »