social justice

Let’s Not Eat Cake: Tina Fey’s Sugar Crash

Tina Fey is representative of scores of women—many of whom are white—who deem themselves “woke,” but don’t have a grasp on oppressions as systems. Read more »

What Just Happened?: Charlottesville

White supremacy is not a recent phenomenon. It is the founding and continued institutional ideology of this country. Read more »

She’s Dead, Wrapped In Plastic: On TV, the Only Good Girl Is a Dead Girl

The “dead girl trope” perpetuates the myth that girls must be pure to be valued. Read more »

Still Savoring the Taste : Sexism and Scandal Go Together In “Young Jane Young”

Women must reclaim their bodies and identities in the face of public shame. Read more »

Alicia Keys Finally Finds Her True Self On “Here”

On her sixth studio album, Here, Alicia Keys steps fully into her spiritual, political, and socially conscious self. Read more »

Laughing Through Pain: A Documentary Side-eyes Tasteless Holocaust Jokes

Are there certain jokes that should never be told? That’s the central question of the new documentary The Last Laugh from director Ferne Pearlstein. Read more »

The Week in Douchebags: It's a Fuckery Faceoff!

In which we play a little game of “two douchebags enter, one douchebag leaves” with the instigators of the week’s worst news stories. Read more »

“Wonder Woman’s” Credits Reveal The Sexist Mistreatment Of Women In Comics

Women in comics have deeper problems, like getting work in the first place. Read more »

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Trans Women Are Women. Why Do We Have to Keep Saying This?

Caitlin Jenner posing on the cover of Vanity Fair This Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed by... 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 »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the...

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