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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.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about a shooting at a Black Lives Matter protest, Syrian refugees, and the bigotry of Trump. 

A Long But Important Read: From the Bitch HQ

There was a time, not too long ago, when any conversation about independent, feminist media would begin with the announcement that another near-and-dear magazine, bookstore, or publishing concern had recently shuttered its doors.

The Uncomfortable Violence of The Hunger Games' "Mockingjay"

Though they’re meant to be critiques of violence, visceral scenes in the new Hunger Games movie left a sour taste in my mouth. As Turkey shut its borders to all refugees and Belgium remained in lockdown, I was sitting in a dark theater watching strangely clean and well-equipped revolutionaries making their way to the heart of a city to take out a corrupt dictator. 

New Music Monday: Shopping

As soon as guitarist Rachel Aggs, bassist Billy Easter, and drummer Andrew Milk started in on their propulsive beats, it was like the crowd had been struck by lightning. The arms came uncrossed, the chatter ceased, and the crowd became a messy, sweaty, glorious dance pile.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Syrian refugees, the horribleness of Trump, and Agent Carter. 

Bitchtapes: Lauren Mayberry's Signature Scotland Mix

The frontwoman of CHVRCHES made us a mixtape of her favorite Scottish bands.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we are reading about Transgender Day of Remembrance,  anti-Muslim bigotry, and women in Hollywood.