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BitchTapes: It's Money, Honey

It's Money, Honey from BitchTapes on 8tracks.

It's Friday, which means (at least for some of us) that it's payday! Which for most of us also means being able to pay rent, go grocery shopping, and splurge on a microbrew instead of PBR at the bar this weekend. This playlist, inspired by Hall & Oates' "Rich Girl," is all...

On Our Radar

Here's what we've been reading this week: 
  • Feministing tackles the media's coverage of Whitney Houston's death which showed another successful female artist's death related to drugs and fame: the age-old "narrative that as a woman, you can't have it all." 
  • The Athena Film Festival wrapped up this week: check out Huffington Post's take on the festival and the importance of women...

Project Runway All Stars: Mo' Money, Mo' Problems

Our All Stars took on the Great White Way last night with a Godspell-inspired challenge.

Our posse's on Broadway!

Double Rainbow: Parent Guides, Part 1

In this post and my next one, I'm taking a look at a selection of four parents' guides on autism and Asperger syndrome, to see how sex, sexuality, and gender are addressed. This is not a book review, but an overview of how these topics are presented in literature intended for parents of adolescents. Do these texts contribute to the erasure of autistic sexuality? What do the books have to say...

Women-Directed Documentaries Screening at the Portland International Film Festival!

This year at the Portland International Film Festival, there's a wealth of documentary films directed by women! Check out some of them below (or put them on your Netflix queue for later)!

School's Out: The (Queer) Sleepover Dilemma

For a lot of people, the idea of a sleepover conjures an image of wholesome youthful fun. In a culture that assumes that close friendships are usually same-sex, these occasions represent something platonic. At the same time, from an early age, a disproportionate degree of social anxiety and moral panic manifests around the bedroom, the nighttime, and the ambiguous meanings of the verb "to...

Douchebag Decree: Liz "Women in the Military Should Expect to Get Raped" Trotta

Trigger warning for discussion of rape and sexual assault.

Fox News isn't exactly known for its nuanced feminist critiques, but when pundit Liz Trotta aired her views on women in the military earlier this week, stating that—among other things—women working in close quarters with men should expect to be raped, things reached a whole new level of douche.

Pop Pedestal: Bobby Hill

Welcome back to Pop Pedestal, where we take time to pay tribute to our favorite characters in pop culture. This week I'm choosing to celebrate the rose-growing, unicorn-loving, sharpshooting only child of the titular clan in King of the Hill, Bobby Hill.

Double Rainbow: Autism and Masculinity

I've touched upon the construction of autistic masculinity and the construction of autism as inherently masculine a few times already in this series. In this post, I'd like to take a little bit of a closer look at the relationship between autism and masculinity.

Read Spankin' New Articles from the Frontier Issue!

Read articles from the latest Bitch magazine—the Frontier issue!

Before you even get your copy in the mail, you can read "Better Homes & Bloggers" by Holly Hilgenberg, on ideas of authenticity and lifestyle blogging; "Target Market," J. Victoria Sanders' first person account of getting a handgun license in Texas and the race, gender, and personal issues involved;...