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Ms. Opinionated: All the Advice You Asked For, and Some You Didn't

Welcome back to "Ms. Opinionated," Bitch's new advice column, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to makes ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—as well as advice on what to do when they don't.

Next up: How can a "shy, teetoaling, agnostic feminist" find new friends...

Tales From The Crip: "How's Your News?" Is Back!

How's Your News?, America's favorite (and only) newscast featuring a team of developmentally disabled reporters, has returned—and just in time for the 2012 presidential election! You may remember the team's previous 2004 documentary, which chronicled their time at the Democratic and Republican conventions, or seen their wonderful MTV series (executive produced by South...

3 Reasons Bitch is Not Newsweek: Subscribe with a 20% Discount Today!

As you've probably heard, Newsweek magazine is going to all digital, publishing their very last print edition on December 31, 2012. We're used to reading the obituaries of print magazines, and fielding questions about the future of print. Here are three reasons why you'll be able to read Bitch in the bathtub or on the beach, tear out the illustrations and...

Why I Didn't Run the Caitlin Moran Interview

Maybe two weeks ago you read on Twitter, or Tumblr, or the Guardian that British writer Caitlin Moran said some messed up stuff on Twitter. Maybe last week you saw that Bitch magazine was involved, and that I had "killed" an interview with Moran after her tweets. Watching this story spread from various outlets, I felt like I should go ahead and clarify where I was coming from before...

Kitchen Sister: A Q&A with Cooking in Heels Author Ceyenne Doroshow

Positive images of transgender women in American culture have been few and far between. Television shows like RuPaul's Drag Race and films like TransAmerica have increased visibility of the MTF community over the years, but there is still a lot of progress to be made, and one person who stands to help change that is Brooklyn, New York native Ceyenne Doroshow. Growing...

Call the Midwife: Three Questions to Ask Republicans about Reproductive Healthcare that Have Nothing to Do with Abortion

Last night's episode of Call the Midwife veered away from the familiar topics of abortion and birth control and provided a reminder of something that often gets lost in policy discussions about reproductive health: In so many ways, these issues have to do with love. Reproductive health is about sexual relationships, the emotional turmoil of motherhood, and the promise of the...

Adventures in Feministory: Simone de Beauvoir

 

You probably know her as the French intellectual who penned the feminist tome The Second Sex. But did you know that in addition to writing this 800-page (in English translation—the French is shorter) classic of feminist theory, Beauvoir was also a journalist, essayist, novelist, playwright, memoirist, and travel writer? Recently, there has been a renaissance in...

On Our Radar: Binders, Breast Cancer, and Fisting!

Unsurprisingly, Binders Full of Women is this week's fave Tumblr. But read on for some of the week's reads you have have missed!

BitchTapes: The Daily

BitchTapes: The Daily from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

I don't know about you, but I've been spending a whole lot of time with preschoolers lately. Amongst some of the things we teach the tykes are the days of the week. I've grown tired of the "Sunday, Monday, Tuesday…" song after singing it nearly every day for...

Project Runway Season 10: From Russia With Yawn

Well, so last night's finale happened.

Yeah, we had expectations too.

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