Roxane Gay

3.1.19

What's the Future of the Feminist Movement? 12 Leading Voices Respond

Roxane Gay, bell hooks, King Princess, Jill Soloway, Maggie Nelson, and others describe what a feminist future actually looks like.

6.21.17

Roxane Gay's 'Hunger' Complicates Narratives About Being Fat

The 'Bad Feminist' author's new memoir is about being overweight, and it offers an honest, if unnuanced, attempt to answer a difficult question: How did I become this person?

6.8.17

Roxane Gay Tells Us About Daring to Be Fat

Real talk about 'Hunger,' the author's unsparing memoir about fatness, trauma, and the body.

12.16.16

A Story from Roxane Gay's Upcoming Collection, 'Difficult Women'

A girl goes with her father to see his mistress regularly. When her father dies, she pays the mistress one last visit and learns something surprising.

11.30.16

It’s Time to Start Thinking About How Queer Nightlife Can Move Forward Under Trump

How the rave scene responds to crisis is what really matters.

10.11.16

Surrender Now: The Women Taking Over the World of Comics

The comics industry has long been thought of as male-dominated—but women are working to change that.

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5.21.15

What the Hell Is a 'Hot Feminist'?

A new book released today suggests that there are still hidden traps for any feminist who likes pink, being thin, fashion, getting her muff waxed, and boys. It's nonsense.

12.18.14

14 Important Battles Won by Women in 2014

You thought the last 12 months was just a plague of misogynist assholes? Think again.

10.31.14

Is That Viral Catcalling Video Racist?

The recent viral sensation exposes very real problems with how men treat women, but some pundits are now claiming that the video's racial politics are problematic.