Flagged Down: “America First” Feminism Is Not the Future

Feminist resistance must be equally resolute in rejecting assaults on women’s rights wherever they occur.

A Woman Scorned: The Cold Vengeance of Hindi Cinema

Female revenge in Hindi cinema is typically viewed as an illogical, estrogen-driven act executed through treachery and lies. Read more »

Gray Matters: How Rape in Pop Culture Became a Matter of Opinion

Time and again, we refuse to believe that people who commit sexual violence specifically get off on the lack of consent, casting them instead as “good boys” confounded by the complex rules of dating in our modern world. Read more »

Backtalk: Don’t Waste Hannah Gadsby’s Time

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into Hannah Gadsby’s tremendous, heartbreaking, and honest Nanette. Gadsby’s Netflix special gives us insight into what it means to to tell one’s story to wide acceptance—at one’s own expense. Using comedy as an example, Gadsby asks: Is it enough to be in... Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: A Swedish Student's Plane Protest Stopped a Deportation

A lone student activist on board a plane at Gothenburg airport prevented the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker from Sweden. Read more »

Male Call: A Conversation About Masculinity and Violence with Byron Hurt and Jackson Katz

Men are the primary victims as well as the primary perpetrators of murder, attempted murder, assault, and aggravated assault. Read more »

All Pain, No Losses: ESPN Helps Kobe Bryant Escape the Wrath of #MeToo

It’s time to rethink accountability. Read more »

Turning 20: How An Iconic ’90s Film Normalized Stalking

Humor that takes stalking seriously requires nimbleness and nuance. Read more »

Backtalk: Turn off the Gaslight

This week, Dahlia and Amy got to thinking more about the ubiquity of gaslighting after seeing a Twitter thread by writer Carmen Maria Machado and the case against Junot Diaz. The term originates from an eponymous play and film about a husband who gaslights his wife into thinking she’s going crazy... 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 »

Pages

Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

Read more »

Target Market: Black women with guns: frontier feminists or insurrectionists?

When I was 6 years old, my mother and I were robbed at gunpoint by two men looking for cash. One of them placed the gun at...

Read more »