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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. 

New Book "Ask A Queer Chick" Offers Honest Advice on Family, Sex, and Identity

In a readable, empathetic, and sometimes even a little bit inspiring book, Lindsay King-Miller offers advice to queer women and the people who love them. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about harassment on the Trump campaign and Macklemore. 

How Has Transgender Activism Changed in the Past Decade?

10 questions for Monica Roberts on the 10th anniversary of TransGriot's creation.  

New Music Monday: Sammus

 “Now I see the past with some clarity / Glad I took my ass to some therapy," sings Sammus on her new single. Among a million songs about heartbreak and sadness, it’s rare to hear one that speaks so honestly about the importance of reaching out for help.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about the Iowa caucus, Sia, and Hamilton the musical. 

Janese Talton-Jackson's Murder Reminds Me That Entitlement Kills

The 29-year-old mother was murdered after she rebuffed a stranger's advances in a bar. That tragic story reminds me how often people feel entitled to my body. Even friends sometimes deny my selfhood by saying they wish I wasn't a lesbian, so they could date me. 

BitchTapes: Who Says Punks Can't Dance?

Put on your combat boots and hit the dance floor! 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we are reading about politicians slut-shaming, Sikh Captain America, and needle exchanges.