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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: TV Needs More Female Villains

Killing Eve reinvigorates a tired genre trope by reinventing the idea of what makes a compelling villain, by making her a woman. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Roseanne" is Canceled

ABC abruptly canceled Roseanne hours after Ms. Barr, the show’s star and co-creator, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The "Jessica Jones" Cast On Season 2 and #MeToo

The team gathered for a Q+A at Netflix’s FYSEE panel event to discuss the show’s themes of trauma and PTSD, as well as the decision to have season two directed entirely by women. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Stephanie Beatriz's Bisexual Awakening

She discussed how bisexuality is often portrayed as villainous, her own coming-out process, and what she wants to see in the next season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. 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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The merchandising of "The Handmaid's Tale"

The disturbing merchandizing goes against Atwood’s real message: that women’s independence is a terrifyingly fragile thing. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The end of "Transparent"

The decision to end the series came after sexual assault allegations against lead actor Jeffrey Tambor were unveiled. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Charlie Rose's misdeeds were systematic at the highest levels

Broadcast news was founded on the trust and veneration of male icons, making their misconduct all the more insidious. 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 »

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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 »

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 »

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

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