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Oh Joy Sex Toy: A Day in the Life

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: Erika Moen gets personal with her entry for Hourly Comics Day.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congresswoman Maxine Waters did not come to play

Today we're reading about Richard Wright, the Oscars, and Kansas.

Appropriating Audre : On The Need to Locate the Oppressor Within Us

Appropriations of Lorde not only rob her work of nuance, sensuality, and creativity, but also fail to do what she asked most of feminist movements: to center a racial analysis in feminist and queer work.

"We write for our community and the people that we love": A Q&A With Brown Girls Creator Fatimah Ashgar

Brown Girls is a show we didn’t know we deserved, and it is so necessary to see ourselves reflected back at us, in our messiness, in our richness, in our small funny moments—in our own stories.

Viola Davis and the Afro as Resistance

This is why we applaud Viola, because she publicly oscillates between afro and wig, which invalidates the idea that only a certain “type” of woman wears weave and that only a woman who burns incense wears an afro.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: How Librarians are Fighting Trump

Today we're reading about Hollywood, #NoDAPL, and Grace Jones.

Milo Yiannopoulos and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

It's not a great time to be Milo Yiannopoulos.

About the Art: The Family Values Issue

Which of our illustrators would like to be adopted into Professor Xavier's School of Gifted Youngsters? Who feels more kinship towards the Addams family? Find out more about the art family we've assembled for the Family Values issue, and read about our cut paper cover.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Sorry, Milo

Today we're reading about #DisabledAndCute, The Underground Railroad, and the Oscars.

NBC and the Manufacturing of Donald Trump

The Apprentice groomed millions of future voters to believe that women and people of color are less competent than white men, who are natural leaders; business ethics are a joke; gratuitous offensiveness is admirable honesty; and Trump’s judgment matters more than anyone else’s.

 

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