The Travel Issue

Nowhere Is Home: Two Well-Traveled Writers on Roots, Writing, and Exile

There’s some way that trips are actually about traveling inside, a journey you need to make in your own life that you can’t make if you stay in the place you live.

Ready for Takeoff: Mapping the Black Travel Renaissance

Black travel groups are making travel more accessible and affordable. Read more »

The Heart of Whiteness: On Spiritual Tourism and the Colonization of Ayahuasca

Only in our current capitalist system is wellness considered a luxury. Read more »

The Future is Fembot: Can We Change the Direction of Gendered AI?

Artificial intelligence has become an extension of women’s ongoing struggle for well-rounded respect in modern society. Read more »

Brand New World: Nellie Bly’s Record-Defying Travels

Nellie Bly developed an unprecedented writing style as a way to overcome prejudice against female reporters.  Read more »

“Flash Forward” Makes Improbable Futures a Reality

“Flash Forward” host Rose Eveleth takes listeners on a journey through possible—and not-so-possible—futures.  Read more »

“Practical Magic” Travels Through the Realm of Outsiders

“Practical Magic” withstands the test of time and reinvigorates interest in witchy feminist spirituality. Read more »

Ramped Up: Navigating Through Ableist Architecture

Architectural restrictions contribute to the marginalization of people with disabilities. Read more »

Stacy Rukeyser on Fighting for Feminist TV Characters

The UnREAL showrunner talks misogyny and sexism in Hollywood. Read more »

BitchTapes: Travel

No trip is complete without great music! Read more »

Racial Roadblocks: The NAACP Lights a Flare on Anti-Blackness

It is nearly impossible to comprehend what it means to be a Black traveler in the United States today without confronting our long anti-Black history. Read more »

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