TV

Drawing the Line: TV Animation Beyond the Boys’ Club

In 17 years, Adult Swim has never featured a female-created cartoon series. Read more »

Sinful and Indulgent: “Dietland” and the Language of Fatphobia

Indelicate language is seen as tough love. Read more »

Stacy Rukeyser on Fighting for Feminist TV Characters

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

Beyond the Closet Door: Rhea Butcher on Sobriety and Queer Roadmaps for Happiness

Sober LGBTQ individuals can sometimes feel excluded. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Janet Mock’s Episode of "Pose"

This is why Hollywood needs to pay attention to trans creators. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Is #MeToo Too Big?

What should the future of the movement look like? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Climbing the Statue of Liberty

She was protesting migrant family separations. Read more »

Taking Bumps: “GLOW” Mirrors the Real-Life Violation of Women Wrestlers

Wrestling is not (just) about gratuitous violence. Read more »

Sentimental Miseducation: Alice Bolin Deconstructs the Dead Girl Narrative

From Nicole Brown Simpson to JonBenét Ramsey, Twin Peaks to Pretty Little Liars, the Dead Girl trope has haunted American media and pop culture decade after decade. 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 »

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 »

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 »