TV

No Pregnancy Glow: In “Hard Knock Wife,” Motherhood Isn’t Glamorous

When did the fit, unswollen, unbloated, sexually appealing mom become the standard? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Traditional TV is in trouble

Thanks to devices, apps, and streaming sites like Netflix and Youtube, broadcast TV is in a precarious situation. Read more »

Joy-Ann Reid and the Case for Redemption

MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid has made mistakes. What now? Read more »

The Fried Chicken Dilemma: “Ugly Delicious” Wants Us to Love Our Foods and Ourselves

Racism isn’t always as plain as burning crosses or tiki torches. Read more »

Be About It: Tanya Saracho Wants To Wake Up Hollywood With “Vida”

Right now, there are four shows on television that have a Latinx gaze. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Abstinence only sex-ed doesn't work

Teen pregnancy falls when we allocate resources towards other sex-ed programs. Read more »

No Balm In Gilead: Stressing Out With Season 2 of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Things in Gilead are bleak as shit. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Blackness Means You’re a Problem

The arrest at Starbucks was just one example. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: “The Simpsons” Addressed “The Problem with Apu” In the Worst Way Possible

Is there a worse way to respond to thoughtful criticism? 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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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