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Saving the World Before Bedtime: Why The Powerpuff Girls' Feminism Still Matters

Unlike many other recent reboots, the new Powerfuff Girls series is about more than just monetized childhood nostalgia. 

BitchTapes: Buggin' Out

In celebration of science, here's an entire mixtape of songs about insects. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about clubs, Laura Jane Grace, and Orphan Black.

Backtalk: Equal Pay & Anti-LGBTQ Laws Backlash

This week, we talk about the anti-LGBTQ laws that have recently been passed in North Carolina and Mississippi and the backlash they're beginning to face. PayPal and Deutsche Bank have decided against expansions in North Carolina, perhaps foreshadowing the economic hit that Indiana faced in the wake of their own discriminatory laws. And this...

Will the Next Season of "Sherlock" Be Less Sexist?

The show hired its first-ever female director for the next season. Let's face it: Sherlock's female characters aren't great.

Lesbian Coming-of-Age Novel "Juliet Takes a Breath" Is a Breath of Fresh Air

The novel by Gabby Rivera centers on a Puerto Rican lesbian who's trying to make sense of the world. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about hegemonic masculinity, childcare, and Mitski.

Chariots of Feminist Fire: A New Ride Share App Aims to Serve Only Women

A new ride-sharing app offers all-female drivers. Maybe Uber will go down in flames?

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Beverly Cleary, national monuments, and female architects.

Olivia Benson Believes Me

Watching Law & Order helped me heal from sexual assault. In one episode, Olivia Benson counsels a young rape survivor, "Healing begins when someone bears witness. I saw you. I believe you.” When I watched this scene, I broke down.

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