Turning 20

How An Iconic ’90s Film Normalized Stalking

Humor that takes stalking seriously requires nimbleness and nuance. Read more »

Doing It Like Men: Did “Sex and the City” Really Revolutionize Sex On TV?

Having sex and liking it was the one thing that Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, and Miranda had in common. Read more »

When Women Are Always the Heel: WWE’s Attitude Era Mistreated Women In Service of Ratings

The Attitude Era’s tidal wave of toxic masculinity still poisons the WWE. Read more »

BitchTapes: Celebrating 20 Years of Destiny’s Child

20 years later, Destiny’s Child is definitively the best girl group of all time. Read more »

BitchTapes: The Best Songs of 1998

The future of the music industry was partially decided 20 years ago. Read more »

Revenge of the Nerd: “Dawson’s Creek” and the Nice Guy Trope

Dawson is an early prototype of the Woke Misogynist. Read more »

Bobby Hill for President: We Still Need “King of the Hill” 20 Years Later

Bobby Hill is a feminist token of resilience. Read more »

“Titanic” and the Power of Women Choosing Their Own Destinies

The sinking ship sold the film, but Rose’s journey is its most indelible legacy. Read more »

The Final Girl Is Still as White as Ever

A Final Girl’s whiteness is unchangeable. Read more »

“Romy and Michele” Is Still a Powerful Ode to Female Friendships

Without Romy and Michele, we wouldn’t have Bridesmaids or Mean Girls. Read more »