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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.

Cut & Paste: Zines About Food

Food isn’t simple. These five zines tell stories that connect food, family, and identity. 

Ask Bear: My Future Family-In-Law Is Causing Wedding Drama

You can have as non-traditional a wedding as you want, says Bear, but some people will still be frustratingly terrible people. 

Author Sarah McCarry On Writing Honest YA Books That Include Sex

Author Sarah McCarry discusses her book "About a Girl," a coming-of-age story centering on a queer teen. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Equal Pay Day, women in comedy, and a new series on internet abuse.

You Can Now Search 2,000 Films for the Movies Where Women Get the Most Lines

We’ve known for a long time that Hollywood has a diversity problem: white men get far more screentime than anyone else. On average, only 30 percent of speaking characters in Hollywood’s 500 top-grossing films are women.  A new data analysis breaks down films based on their genre, year they were made, and gender representation. 

Don't “Get a Bulge”: How Wage Gap Discussions Overlook Trans Women

On Equal Pay Day, let’s discuss how trans people face all kinds of wage discrimination. In most states, it's legal to fire someone for their gender identity. On top of that, trans women often see their salaries drop after they transition. But these facts often go undiscussed in coversations about the wage gap. 

New Music Monday: The Coathangers

The Atlanta punk trio formed to play parties—but 10 years later, they're still going strong. 

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