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The Link Between Oil Pipelines and Sexual Assault

An infographic shows how Native women face high rates of sexual assault, even as their lands are mined for oil.

New Film "The Handmaiden" Both Thrills and Feeds the Soul

Park Chan-wook's film adaptation of lesbian Dickensian novel "Fingersmith" is sensual, romantic, and full of twists. 

To Shell and Back: The Making of a Jewish Woman on "Transparent"

There is a reason why Jewish mothers are iconic figures in our cultural imaginations. Bold, bawdy, and badass, the Jewish mother archetype is rich with material for riffing on the human condition, examining the roots of our neurosis, and seeking joy in exaggerated depictions.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: If you need us to get nasty we will get nasty with you

Today we're reading about the Jane the Virgin, Samantha Bee, and Latinx voters.

Ask Bear: Should I Tell My Friends and Family I'm Poly?

Good for you that you were able to recognize love when it came along.

Egypt's Female-Fronted Metal Band Massive Scar Era Shreds a Whole New Sound

Cherine Amr and Nancy Mounir have been performing together for 11 years, emailing each other tracks across continents.

Unspoken Desire: Quiet New Film "Certain Women" Focuses on the Feelings That Go Unsaid

Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, and Lily Gladstone make up the spot-on cast of this subtle film from director Kelly Reichardt.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Could Ivanka Trump save herself?

Today we're reading about the gender pay gap, purity culture, and Poldark.

High School Hillary: A Satirical Lifetime Series Imagines Hillary Clinton Running for High School Class President

The Young Hillary Diaries takes actual election garbage conspiracies and controversies and transports them back in time to where they belong: in a high school hallway in 1964.

Hungry Ghosts: An Interview with Chef and Author Soleil Ho

The author of new chapbook "Hungry Ghosts" talks about food, writing, and how there’s so much we’re unable to say with mere words.

New Music Monday: Mystic Davis and Diztroy

Mystic Davis brings the bounce and swagger Jamaican production team Diztroy has been waiting for.