TV

Feminist Snack Break: Betsy's At Her Bullshit Again

Secretary of Dismantling Public Education Betsy DeVos had a revealing and terrible interview on 60 Minutes. Read more »

Ratings Gold: Women Showrunners Are Ushering In TV’s Golden Age

Joy Press presents the “golden age” through the lens of the women who are creating it. Read more »

The Authenticity Factor: “The Chi” Shows That Violence Isn’t Chicago’s Only Story

The Chi shows the dimensions of Chicago’s South Side and its people. Read more »

Bait and Switch: The 7 Best Episodes of “Catfish”

What a mess. I couldn’t stop watching if I tried. Read more »

Scully, the Victim: The Legacy of Gendered Violence on The X-Files

Has The X-Files finally gone too far with its incisive, sometimes morbid preoccupation with the intimate harms inflicted on women? Read more »

5 Episodes of "Black Mirror" to Kickstart Your Obsession

These are the best five episodes to get you started on the show that’s shaping up to be the new Twilight Zone. Read more »

I Got All My Sisters With Me: How TV is Diversifying Family Structures

Extended families are their own miniature communities where members can find support. Read more »

Intergenerational Trauma: “Black Museum” and The Toll Activism Takes On Black Women

The kinkeeping that women are tasked with is an important part of intergenerational activism. Read more »

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Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

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

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »