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Backtalk: Super Bowl & Iowa Caucus

Sarah and Amy are still undecided between Hillary and the Bern. What about you?

Queerer House

Long before there were any openly queer women on TV, Full House's D.J. Tanner was my first love.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Latina punks, Pussy Riot, and global warming. 

Life Sucked in Edwardian England. So Why Do We Love Period Pieces?

Shows like Downtown Abbey, Indian Summers, and Mercy Street appeal to feminist TV fans on many levels. But they can also downplay social issues in favor of focus on fancy costumes. 

Melissa Harris-Perry Recounts the Fear of a Near-Attack in Iowa

A guy approached her muttering about “Nazi Germany" and she did the right thing—listen to her gut. 

Can Voters of Color Truly Get Excited About Bernie or Hillary?

Don't bank on people of color as shoo-in votes for Democrats. If they don't like a candidate, they won't turn out. 

How Do You Practice Self-Care?

Maybe by eating dark chocolate for breakfast?

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Jian Ghomeshi, #BlackGirlsOnly, and Hillary Clinton. 

Dear Bear: My Partner Makes No Money. Is That a Problem?

Our advice columnist offers a lesson in anticapitalist self-care. 

The Violence Behind the Words “Be A Man”

To change our violent culture, we need to redefine masculinity.