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Dr. Luke is Overshadowing a Woman’s Accomplishment. Again.

Though Dr. Luke should be a pariah in the music industry, he’s instead credited as one of the producers on “Say So.”

This One’s for Tara: A Rape-Revenge Fantasy Amid an Impossible Reality

We can’t undo what Tara Reade suffered in 1993. But we can demand a better world as restorative justice. Read more »

Joe Biden Has Been Accused of Rape. Now What?

This trend of gaslighting victims of assault, including Tara Reade, silences them while functioning in a mythical world where America didn’t elect a self-confessed sexual predator. Read more »

Taking the High Road: Kesha’s Music Creates a Path of Healing for Survivors

You do not have to be defined by something that was done to you. Read more »

Consent, Assault, and Harvey Weinstein’s Walker

Disabled folk are as necessary to the dialogue around bodily autonomy as anyone else, and society needs to evaluate its continuous stereotypes of people with disabilities that prohibit us from being seen—fully. Read more »

An Ode to Diane Nguyen, Depressed Feminist Writer

“You’re responsible for your own happiness.” Read more »

Sinister Niceness: On “You,” Killers Don’t Change their Spots

If Season 2 is any indication, we have no choice but to overlook the obvious in favor of granting white men an inherent innocence; it’s a default. Read more »

(Un)Spoken Truths: Cousins Grace and Roslyn Talusan on the Healing Power of Storytelling

Everything in our culture would like us to repress trauma, and shame is at the core of this. Read more »

Racism and Apathy along the “Highway of Tears”

How long will families be forced to relive the trauma of their loved ones death or disappearance, with empty promises of justice? Read more »

Dead Wrong: AMC’s “The Preppy Murder” Revisits a Shameful Perversion of Justice

Women’s lives, their senses of self, their career options, and their public images remain collateral when it comes time to uphold those same things for the men who harmed them.  Read more »

A Dangerous Scapegoat: Monitoring Mentally Ill People’s Phones Is an Orwellian Nightmare

It’s based on the idea that technology could predict mass shootings before they happen—an idea that Trump has indicated support of. Read more »

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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” ...

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