reviews

“New Black Swing” Pulls Back the Curtain on Ending Love

New Black Swing is all about the slow end of a relationship you thought would last forever. Read more »

Ask the Sexpert: Can a Gynecologist’s Advice Column Change Indian Culture?

Obscenity, like beauty, lies in the eye of the beholder Read more »

“Crystal Fairy” Delivers the Nightmare You've Been Waiting For

Crystal Fairy is cohesive in its uncompromising aesthetic. Read more »

Let Freedom Reign: Meet America’s First Feminists

The beginning of the women’s rights movement was not the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. Read more »

In “Their Finest,” Women Break Down Barriers with Propaganda

Their Finest is ultimately a film about whether we listen to propagandists feeding us “alternative facts” or to storytellers asking us to consider marginalized truths. Read more »

No More White Girl Tales: “Mean” Reimagines Memoirs for Women of Color

Myriam Gurba’s criticism of white America’s racial myopia couldn’t be better timed. Read more »

“Extra Ordinary” is a Continuation of Black Radical Tradition

Nappy Nina’s debut EP floats in the air between Oakland and Brooklyn. Read more »

“Semper Femina” is Deeply in Love with All Things Women

Semper Femina, is, perhaps more than anything, the work of a consummate professional. Read more »

“Underground” Highlights the Complexities of Life Under Slavery

In “Underground,” we found the love, hope, and determination of enslaved people that most of us weren’t exposed to in history class. Read more »

“Soft Spots” Gives A Fresh Take on Queer Desire and Visibility

Soft Spots is aptly named, with songs about wounds that have possibly healed and grown stronger, but are still tender to touch. Read more »

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