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

Kesha signed a contract with Dr. Luke when she was 18—the producer's defense revolves around the idea that she must be grateful toward him.

"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 how films like The Jungle Book and The Lion King have a clear message: Maintain the status quo. 

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.

Zines I Love From Bitch's Feminist Library

Favorite zines from the shelves of Bitch's feminist lending library. 

Five Black Female MTV VJs Who Gave Me the Courage to Become a Music Journalist

From as far back as I can remember, MTV was a staple of my television experience.

On Our Radar: Feminist New Roundup

Today we're reading about climate change, MTV's VMAs, and Republicans versus birth control. 

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