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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.

Popaganda Episode: Writing About Race

A 2015 survey by Publishers Weekly found that 89 percent of people working at publishing houses are white. There’s been a lot of organizing to diversify the publishing industry. For example, a campaign called We Need Diverse Books has been publicizing the demand for more books by and about people of color. But change has...

10 Films By or About Women That Are Making a Splash at Sundance

From an Iranian horror film to a Jane Austen adaptation, keep an eye out for these films.

A New Website Helps Bystanders Support Victims of Online Harassment

One in four young women have been stalked online. Now, Hollaback is trying to make the internet safer. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about sexual harassment at the Grand Canyon, environmental justice, and Sundance. 

The Overwhelming Whiteness of the Publishing Industry

A new study of book publishers shows the industry is 79 percent white.