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BitchTapes: Brazil's Feminist Funk

Brazil’s style of funk carioca originated in the slums of Rio de Janeiro—also known as favela funk, it has little to do with the funk heard in the rest of the world.

Dr. Dre's Assault on Dee Barnes Was Originally In "Straight Outta Compton"—But Got Cut

Now, the film avoids any discussion of how Dr. Dre attacked and beat up Dee Barnes in a club—then worked to blacklist her from the industry. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about indigenous protests in Canada, the drought in California, and #BBHMM.

Loving La Luz's Dark, Hypnotic Surf Rock Sound

The spooky Seattle surf rock band's new album was inspired by Charles Burns' comic book Black Hole.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we are reading about Dee Barnes, Hillary Clinton meets Black Lives Matter, and Confederate flag art. 

Watch Shannon and the Clams' Wild New Music Video

The surf rock garage band's music video for new song "Point of Being Right" features misfits trying their hand at karaoke. 

Comedian Cameron Esposito Talks Queerness and Life With An Eating Disorder

Comedian Cameron Esposito gets serious to discuss how learning to love your body can be a lifelong struggle. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Janelle Monáe, the architecture of segregation, and "the greatest trick that white supremacy ever pulled."

Straight Outta Compton: On Culture, Rage, and Contradiction

The new film illustrates the vibrancy and pain mid-80s hip hop, and for the most part, doesn't leave out the contradictions.

College Students Don't Want to Hire Racist or Homophobic Comedians. Why Is That a Problem, Exactly?

The media continues to call millennials "infantilized" and "coddled," but to an observer the opposite appears true.