Douchebag Decree: USC Let A Campus Doctor Abuse Students for 30 Years

Time’s up on covering for abusive and predatory men and time’s up on those in power who let it happen year after year.

I Knew You Were Trouble When You Logged In: “The Swift Life” Monetizes and Exploits Fandom

Taylor Swift manipulates a feeling of closeness to deepen fans’ investment. Read more »

No More “Good Girls”: YA needs to get real about reproduction

YA fiction is more and more reflective of the world in which young people actually live, a new normal of characters and storylines encompassing all the complexities of sex, sexuality, and reproductive rights and justice. Read more »

It’s Us Failing Them, Not Them Failing Us: Disconnected Adults are the Problem in 13 Reasons Why

We need to be prepared to give substantial support and access to responsible care, not dismissive suggestions about finding a hobby, getting more fresh air, or how teens shouldn’t care what people think of them Read more »

Girl, You'll Be a Cannibal Soon: "Raw" Joins the Horror Coming-of-Age Canon

Justine is zombie-like in her desire for flesh, and Garance Marillier is parfait in the role, contorting her body and face with a propulsive drive to attack and eat humans. Read more »

No One Looks For Black Girls

In the month of March, over a dozen Black and Latino teens went missing without any notice from the national news. Read more »

Paying Homage to the Queen of Teen Mean, Daria Morgendorffer: 20 Years Later, The Sarcasm Still Delights

Daria works against the idea of women as caregivers, or as primarily responsible for tending to others emotions and swaps it out with juvenile humor. Read more »

Milkshakes and Murder: "Riverdale" Series Premiere Roundtable for Two

The Archie comics you loved, now with sexy, sexy murder! Read more »

New Documentary "Keepers of the Game" Highlights an All-Native Girls Lacrosse Team

Keepers of the Game blends a traditional sports-film narrative with issues of identity, history, and assimilation. Read more »

Graphic Novel "Roller Girl" is a Teenage Tale of Roller Derby

Growing up, I was not a sporty kid. I have vivid memories of an errant volleyball hitting me in the face three times during one truly terrible sixth grade P.E. class. Read more »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

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Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »