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Oscar Night! Bitch Picks vs. Bitch Predictions

Be sure to tune in Sunday and crash our live-tweet Oscar party on Twitter!  (Well, it might just be Andi and Lisa going back and forth about Jimmy Kimmel with a lot eye rolling emojis, and dissecting speeches and fashion statements.) 

BitchTapes: And the Oscar Goes To...

This week's mix highlights Oscar-nominated music composed and/or written by women. Yes, two women wrote the lyrics to the "Rocky" theme song. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kellyanne Conway is the ultimate conservative Cool Girl

Today we're reading about Title IX, La La Land, and jokes.

Backtalk: Milo's Demise & Vogue's Yellowface

We shed no tears for a famous troll, and fashion mags need to do better. 

Nightclubs, Siren Songs, and Man-Eating Mermaids: "The Lure" Roundtable for Two

Two man-eating mermaid sisters rise singing from the depths of the Baltic Sea to perform in a surreal nightclub and devour men. The idea that anyone could resist that plot summary boggles the mind.

Oh Joy Sex Toy: A Day in the Life

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: Erika Moen gets personal with her entry for Hourly Comics Day.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congresswoman Maxine Waters did not come to play

Today we're reading about Richard Wright, the Oscars, and Kansas.

Appropriating Audre : On The Need to Locate the Oppressor Within Us

Appropriations of Lorde not only rob her work of nuance, sensuality, and creativity, but also fail to do what she asked most of feminist movements: to center a racial analysis in feminist and queer work.

"We write for our community and the people that we love": A Q&A With Brown Girls Creator Fatimah Ashgar

Brown Girls is a show we didn’t know we deserved, and it is so necessary to see ourselves reflected back at us, in our messiness, in our richness, in our small funny moments—in our own stories.

Viola Davis and the Afro as Resistance

This is why we applaud Viola, because she publicly oscillates between afro and wig, which invalidates the idea that only a certain “type” of woman wears weave and that only a woman who burns incense wears an afro.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: How Librarians are Fighting Trump

Today we're reading about Hollywood, #NoDAPL, and Grace Jones.

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