Oh Joy Sex Toy: A Day in the Life

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: Erika Moen gets personal with her entry for Hourly Comics Day.

About the Art: The Family Values Issue

Which of our illustrators would like to be adopted into Professor Xavier's School of Gifted Youngsters? Who feels more kinship towards the Addams family? Find out more about the art family we've assembled for the Family Values issue, and read about our cut paper cover. Read more »

Black Venus Rising: The Symbolism of Beyoncé's Pregnancy Photos

Anyone who has seen Lemonade can tell you that Beyoncé is fond of bending symbols to her will. Read more »

No, Donald Trump Won't be Good for the Arts

The social attitude that creatives must “pay their dues” by suffering feeds into the refusal to pay them actual money for their work, into stereotypes surrounding mental health and creativity. Read more »

Full Spectrum: Artist Meital Yaniv on Carving a Path Out of Trauma

"If you believe that your life is worth more than others, you can justify many actions through that belief/narrative, and our history and unfortunately our present is full of horrific examples." Read more »

Of Woman Borg: Bionic betties, radical robots, and the evolution of the artificial woman

It’s no shock that feminine cyborgs are used exclusively in ads targeting young males; they tap right into stock fantasies of female subservience.” Read more »

Pins and Needles: Tuesday Bassen Fights the Fast-Fashion Powers Ripping off Indie Designers

Early in 2016, Bassen’s art started showing up in an unwelcome place: On the website of fast-fashion mainstay Zara, uncredited.  Read more »

Gift Guide: Support Creativity, Creatively

Support the creative pursuits of the people you love!  Read more »

Black Feminist Joy: A Photo Essay

In a world marked by deeply racist narratives that prescribe Black bodies and bodies of color as visible and legible only through the lenses of oppression, violence, and death, joy becomes an act of vital resistance. Read more »

About the cover: The Chaos Issue

I try to design covers for Bitch that are somewhat timeless, since we're a quarterly magazine that stays on shelves for at least a few months. Creating a cover for this issue, which went to press on October 18, was uniquely worrying. Read more »

No Feminism, No Future: Celebrating 20 Years of Bitch Media

Sure, a good cover line can entice readers to grab a magazine off the newsstand or bookshelf. But in the absence of 50-point neon type and 35 Ways to Blow His Mind, Bitch has always relied on design, illustration, and color to draw people into our pages. It’s not often that we have an opportunity... Read more »

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