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You Can Now Search 2,000 Films for the Movies Where Women Get the Most Lines

We’ve known for a long time that Hollywood has a diversity problem: white men get far more screentime than anyone else. On average, only 30 percent of speaking characters in Hollywood’s 500 top-grossing films are women.  A new data analysis breaks down films based on their genre, year they were made, and gender representation. 

Don't “Get a Bulge”: How Wage Gap Discussions Overlook Trans Women

On Equal Pay Day, let’s discuss how trans people face all kinds of wage discrimination. In most states, it's legal to fire someone for their gender identity. On top of that, trans women often see their salaries drop after they transition. But these facts often go undiscussed in coversations about the wage gap. 

New Music Monday: The Coathangers

The Atlanta punk trio formed to play parties—but 10 years later, they're still going strong. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about But I'm a Cheerleader, femslash, and a new film dialogue analysis.

My Experience Caucusing for Clinton in Rural Washington

Debating politics face-to-face with neighbors is a weird—but exhilarating—part of our democracy.

New Memoir "Sex With Shakespeare" Explores a Fetish and the Bard

"I’ve spent most of my life thinking about two things: Shakespeare and spankings," says author Jillian Keenan. 

BitchTapes: Springtime Walks

Need a break? Take a walk. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about art, college admissions, and Gynnya McMillen.

After Dismissing Kesha's Case, Judge Makes Bizarre Comment About Rape

The treatment of Kesha’s case against Sony shows a dark side of our culture. 

7 Career Lessons I Learned from Reading "Women In Tech"

Author and tech entrepreneur Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack explores the reasons behind gender disparity in the technology workforce.