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Escapist Young Adult Novels Offer a Breath of Fresh Air in the Current Political Climate

These stories are escapist fiction—literature that doesn’t explicitly focus on the social and political issues in our real world, allowing the reader to temporarily forget about them and fall into the story.

Bitch’s 10 Most-Read Stories in 2018

What a year. Read more »

Join the Club: Gabrielle Moss on the Golden Age of YA Literature

Gabrielle Moss takes us on a nostalgic and hilarious tour through teen bookshelves and the Golden Age of YA literature. 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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Meet the Mughal Queen Who Became a Feminist Icon

Nur Jahan is omnipresent in the folklore of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: “This is America: Women’s Edit” Is The Worst

Alleged comedian Nicole Arbour is back at it. Read more »

Part of Your World: Imagining the Modern Mermaid

What’s more common than the fear of a girl’s desire to experience the world? Read more »

Gun Violence is Gun Violence: Two Students on What’s Changed After Parkland and What Hasn’t

Of her eight classes, Kenidra Woods only feels safe in one. Read more »

More Than Checking Privilege: The Gun Debate Has To Get Serious About Race

The tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School didn’t only affect white students. Read more »

Sometimes it Snows in April: The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Still Echoes Through Today’s Gun Violence Activists

For decades, April has marked a somber commemoration in the annals of gun violence, and this month is no exception. Read more »

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