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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about: Bernie vs. Hilary, Target's gender neutral kids' toys, and the Chicago police.  

Three Things I Love About Our New Website Design

Bitch Art Director Kristin Rogers Brown shares an inside look at the new website design.

Drawn from Life: Phoebe Gloeckner's Diary of a Teenage Girl Hits the Big Screen

Raised in San Francisco, Phoebe Gloeckner draws her artistic influence from many of the prominent cartoonists of the 1970s Underground Comix movement.

Blood on the Tracks: An Interview with Living Legend Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie discusses her new album Power in the Blood.

Critical Conditions: For Trans Individuals, Seeking Medical Care Can Be a Minefield

When trans individuals encounter the medical system, they're often met with discrimination. A lack of understanding of trans identity, gender presentation, and the community’s needs creates barriers to healthcare on every level, from insurance coverage to conversations over the pharmacy counter.

Flesh & Twine: A New Storytelling Platform Explores Gender Horror with Each Click

The horror fan in me loves to be grossed out and to squirm in my seat—there’s something pleasantly visceral about experiencing depravity and gore in a controlled environment. But what’s beyond the cheap jump scare and torture porn? 

Twine, a new platform for interactive fiction, has allowed its creators and users to explore this question by expanding the horror genre.

There Will Be Blood: The Precarious Politics of Representing Abortion Onscreen

In reality, abortion is a simple, fast, safe medical procedure. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading: Perspectives on Ferguson, a profile of an Indian marathon runner, and about digital literacy in Afghanistan. 

Oh Joy Sex Toy: What I Learned from "Girl Sex 101"

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, Erika Moen reviews the new book "Girl Sex 101."

Riot, Girl: Harley Quinn Will Finally Get Her Big Screen Debut

The antiheroine who plagues Batman with roller skates and pranks gets her film premiere in Suicide Squad.