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New Music Monday: Bombón

A retro surf rock band with a girl-group vibe and Mexican American roots. 

If We Must Wear Ourselves Out, Let it Be Because We Build

After the violence last week, commit to building a different society. 

Why It Matters That Male Film Critics Vastly Outnumber Female Film Critics

"Films are looked at from the prism of mostly white and male journalists."

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Serena, Old Hollywood, and Roger Ailes.

Making a Better, Smarter “Strong Female Character”

From Orphan Black to Game of Thrones, tough and flawed women are complicating the "strong female character" trope. 

Here’s a Radical Idea: Easy In-Home STD Tests

You'll be able to screen for cervical cancer and STDs without having to go to a doctor. 

BitchTapes: Songs for Self-Love

Turn those love songs back around on yourself. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading thoughts from Beyoncé, Roxane Gay, and Issa Rae. 

“We Can Live in a World Where Police Don’t Kill People”

There are ways to end police violence. Politicians just ignore them.

New Album "Hit Reset" Is Kathleen Hanna’s Most Honest Work Yet

The Julie Ruin's second album comes out this week, riffing on the feminism that Hanna has championed since early riot grrrl days.