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Being and Reclaiming Ourselves: A Conversation on Sexuality, Respectability, and the Pressures of Black Girlhood

Black women have to navigate sex through mainstream gender biases that say good women have to be chaste and racial biases that say Black women have this bestial sexuality. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup: All Hail Queen Serena Williams

Today we're reading about The Baby-Sitters Club, Serena Williams, and Bill Cosby.

New Music Monday: Y La Bamba

The eclectic indie folk band's new album explores Mexican-American identity.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup: Labor Day

Today we're reading about Gabrielle Union, Jen Richards, and Labor Day!

Cool Girls Talking: The Six Most Painful Quotes from Lena Dunham’s Amy Schumer Interview

We'll save you a click: Not every conversation between friends needs to be published.

A Binary is a Wonderful Thing to Break: New Study Rejects the Idea of "Male" and "Female" Brains

Despite what rom-coms tell you, an important study shows that gender is not hardwired into our brains.

Chosen Battles: Poet Kendra DeColo on Censorship and Literary Misogyny

"I think I’m still figuring out the balance between entering hostile spaces and creating loving/nurturing communities within them."

Pop Life: McCarthyism, Donald Trump, and "Angels in America"

Roy Cohn was a McCarthy henchman—then he became Donald Trump's lawyer and close friend.

BitchTapes: Body-Positive Workout Jams

Sweaty songs that make you feel good about your body.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup: Everybody knows I'm a monster

Today we're reading about monsters, surfers, and body diversity.