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The Future of TV is Online

Frustrated by the overwhelming whiteness of TV, professor Aymar Jean Christian launched a new platform to support web series by marginazlied filmmakers. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Planned Parenthood, climate change, and a world without police. 

Facing the Horror of This Past Friday

Friday’s attack in Colorado Springs is just one piece of alarmingly prevalent violence against clinics.  For decades, American terrorists have targetted abortion clinics. Political rhetoric that paints the reproductive healthcare provider as "murderers" stokes the flames of hate. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about the devestating attack on Planned Parenthood, Freddie Gray's trial, and Black Lives Matter. 

On TV, One Character Can't Represent an Entire Culture

Often, people of color as individuals are tasked with being representative of a whole group when there are so few of us in prominent spaces. This is no less true for ABC’s Fresh off the Boat, the first sitcom to center on an Asian-American family since 1994’s All-American Girl, which lasted one season.

America's Forgotten Female Astronauts

Last month, an all-female Russian astronaut crew spent eight days together in a mock spaceship to determine how a group of women would interact during space travel as a test run for a 2029 mission to the moon. Sadly, at a press conference preceding the experiment, reporters opted to ask questions on how they would manage without men and makeup for eight days. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about police violence, Buy Nothing Day, and Native perspectives on Thanksgiving. 

Poet Fatimah Asghar Speaks About Survival, Language, and Diaspora

Fatimah Asghar's poetry is brutally beautiful. Her stanzas are heavy with pain yet buoyant with light.

Collecting Hollywood's Most Sexist and Racist Casting Calls

The Tumblr and web series Lady Parts re-publishes real film and TV casting calls. And it's not pretty. 

Ask Bear: How Can I Forgive Someone for Dumping Me?

Being dumped sucks. But here's the good news: You’re not on his timeline anymore.