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Jeff Sessions is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Jeff Sessions’s strategy at his confirmation hearing was to approach every question with a nice voice and a smile, praise for his questioners, careful phrasing, and a conveniently foggy memory.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: IUD Demand Since the Election

Today we're reading about Goodnight Moon, Jeff Sessions, and Aziz Ansari.

Meryl Streep, Listen Up: Disability Shouldn't Be the Only Trump Card You Play

The worst thing about Trump, apparently, wasn’t that he wanted to kill disabled people via policy, but that he felt comfortable mocking them on national television.

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Nova Rabbit Vibrator

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: a review of the Nova rabbit vibrator!

Awards Shows Still Have a Sofia Vergara Problem, and It Needs to Stop

In 2017, it’s not okay to make jokes about the thick accents and thick brains of Spanish-speaking immigrants, but that didn’t stop the writers of the Golden Globes.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Sorry, "Hidden Fences" is not a Movie

Today we're reading about Hulu, running, and the ordination of women.

Off the Hook: A Q&A With "American Hookup" Author Lisa Wade

"Students spent a lot of time worrying about whether they were having enough fun, if they were fun people, and if the fun they were having was the 'right' kind of fun: raucous, drunken, sexy, and just a tad perilous. Hooking up is the pinnacle of this."

Let's Let the Walking Dead Energize Us for the Resistance!

For me, The Walking Dead has offered a temporary distraction and mental respite so that I'd have energy for the long fight ahead.

New Music Monday: Shaprece: "Two"

Seattle singer Shaprece makes human music in a sea of robotic, machine-driven trip-hop. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Handmaid's Tale

Today we're reading about Martin Shkreli, Standing Rock, and Good Trouble.