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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.

WOMANPRODUCER Project Celebrates the Women Behind the Music

Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne of The Blow have founded a new multimedia art project and organization, WOMANPRODUCER, to connect and celebrate women who make their own music. 

Some of Us are Brave: An Aesop's Fable for Democrats

If the Democratic Party walks away from social justice, marginalized Americans will lose and so will the party.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Most Nominated Female Artist in Grammy History

Today we're reading about Bill Cosby, microaggressions, and Texas.

When Our Heroes Fail Us: On Margaret Atwood's Response to the Firing of UBC Professor Steven Galloway

If UBC's handling of Galloway's case shows a lack of transparency, it has at least made one thing very, very clear: Our literary heroes do not always stand up to scrutiny in the times when we need them the most.

Three Questions for Bitch Media's First Contributor Heather Seggel: Celebrating 20 Years of Feminist Media

Bitch magazine's first regular writer on what feminism's future looks like from where she stands.

Winning Strategies: An Interview with Democracy In Color Campaign Leader Jessica Byrd

I think this election and the turnout begs a really important question about what big benchmarks for feminism should be.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Pussy Riot has some lessons for us

Today we're reading about the Injustice Boycott, Oakland, and political correctness.

What just happened?: Water is Life

Yesterday's development marked a victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and the #NODAPL protest itself has been a wake-up call to everyone else.

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now.

Shred Head: "She Shreds" Magazine is Carving Out Space for Women Guitarists

25-year-old Fabi Reyna is dedicated to celebrating female musicians who are often overlooked or discouraged.