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Before Serena Williams, There Was Champion Tennis Player Althea Gibson

A new documentary remembers champion tennis pioneer, who was proudly assertive on the court and off. 

"Sisters of the Revolution" Collects Powerful Feminist Sci-Fi

From Octavia Butler and Ursula K. Le Guin to Nnedi Okorafor, this new book is packed with brilliant visionary writers. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Serena Williams, Pacific Coast farmworkers, and listening to Dreamcrusher.

Why Is No One Talking About Kesha's Rape Case?

Kesha signed a contract with Dr. Luke when she was 18. 

"Asking For It" Puts the Focus for Ending Rape Where it Belongs: On Rapists

Kate Harding's book Asking For It is a crucial guide for changing our cultural conversations about rape. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Ellen's clothing line, the folly of expiration dates, and taking Trump seriously. 

In New Film “Grandma," Lily Tomlin Scoffs At Abortion Stigma

In the comedy, Lily Tomlin plays an acerbic poet who helps her granddaughter rustle up $500 to get an abortion. 

The Racial Politics of Disney Animals

Scholar and activist Walidah Imarisha talks about the messages of films like The Jungle Book.

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Why Do You Love Packing?

In her weekly comic exploring sexuality, artist Erika Moen explains why she sometimes likes to "pack" a sculpted cock and balls. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News RoundUp

Today we're reading about Asian immigrant activists, Indigenous journalists, and women in Saudi Arabia. 

Dear Filmmakers: Stalking is Not Romantic

Baahubali is a new astoundingly popular Indian film—and it's about a hero who harasses a woman into falling in love.