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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about LGBT veterans, student protests, and Aziz on The Late Show. 

Ask Bear: My Friend Is Getting Married to Someone Awful. What Can I Do?

Our advice columnist weighs a tricky question: how to support a friend who's in a bad relationship. 

Aziz Ansari's Hilarious New Show Tells Stories Rarely Seen on TV

Master of None is the first comedy to make me cry—the stories of life with immigrant parents are thoughtful and funny. 

Rewriting Reality: A Forthcoming Speculative Fiction Anthology Asks Transgender Authors to Imagine New Worlds

It’s been a helter-skelter year for sci-fi and geekdom.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Mizzou protests, Zoe Saldana, and Hillary Clinton's marijuana platform. 

No Filter: Finding Chicana Empowerment, Community, and Art on Instagram

My feed is a treasure trove of girls who look like me.

Geeking Out: Four writers on nerding while Black

From Scooby-Doo’s Velma to Willow on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, nerd girls have always been white by default. Even well-known Black nerds, a.k.a. blerds—from Steve Urkel to Neil deGrasse Tyson—are men. But finally, Black women who also happen to be nerds are having their...

HBO’s “Getting On” Has So Much More Life To Give, Says Star Alex Borstein

The dark comedy about nurses working with elderly patients centers on numerous complex women. 

New Music Monday: Mommy Long Legs

In their sparking, spitfire way, Seattle band Mommy Long Legs’ songs tackle topics like gentrification, gender norms, and catcalling.

A Satirical Video Applauds Empowering Women Through Advertising

“There’s no limit to the amount of empowerment we can empower through the power of our brands."