'Stranger Things 3' Seems to Be Moving Backwards on Its Treatment of Women
Female characters on the popular Netflix series are stuck in clichés as dated as their perms.
The Real Reason Ravelry’s Ban on White Supremacy Is Surprising
Knitting has long been a form of political resistance—but one heavily coded white.
'Booksmart' Proves That Raunchy Teen Comedies Don't Have to Be Offensive to Be Funny
Step aside, 'Superbad'—McLovin's got nothing on Beanie Feldstein's new high school rager classic.
A New Pop-Up Tries to Make Women's Financial Inequality Instagram-Worthy
Money clips that read “future millionaire” are sold next to earrings that demand we “eat the rich.” Should I be questioning the system, or thriving inside of it? The company doesn’t seem to know the answer.
Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags
"In jail they don't stop being mothers, sisters, teachers, loved ones, grandparents, or simply cute girls."
Twenty Years Later, '10 Things I Hate About You' Is More Relevant Than You'd Expect
Despite its flaws, the film marked a turning point for feminism and female representation in teen rom-coms.
'Farscape' Was Feminist Sci-Fi Before It was Cool
Twenty years on, the space serial still holds up thanks to its cast of complex, flawed, interesting female characters and its intelligent approach to gender politics.
'Shrill' Demands Space for Fat Women
The series teaches us that loving yourself is more than 'accepting' your own body. It’s about claiming your space and your agency.
In 'Shrill' Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories
The Hulu series doesn't apologize to white people, and that's important.
The ‘Men’s Liberation’ Movement Time Forgot
Nowadays, the Men’s Rights movement runs the gamut from incels to red pillers, but in the 1970s, men's libbers looked something like… feminists?
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The Female Superhero Stories You Should Be Reading Right Now
The NYPL recommends a list of YA books and comics about superheroines.
International Women's Day 2019
The Concept of Women 'Having It All' Has Never Been Realistic, But Now It's Extinct
As a literal statement it's never held water, but it ultimately boils down to the option to have both a career and children. Now, late capitalism has rendered that near-impossible.