TV

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: McDonalds Strikes Make #MeToo History

McDonalds employees staged walkouts across the U.S. to protest the company’s response to sexual assault allegations. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Emmys Are a Political Statement

The hosts of the 2018 Emmy Awards, Colin Jost and Michael Che, announced that they’d stay away from politics this year. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Digitizing the World's Knowledge

The devastating fire at the National Museum of Brazil shows the fragility of history. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: What Happened to Serena Williams

The U.S. Open final is the latest in a series of recent moments that have left fans of women’s tennis outraged. Read more »

Nevertheless, She Grifted: “Claws” and “Dietland” Brought the Summer of Female Scammers to Television

It’s been a big year for women grifters, both real and fictional. Read more »

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 »

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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 »