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Popaganda: Breaking the Binary

It's good to get complicated. On this episode, we rethink binary approaches to brain science, sexuality, gender, and disability. Featuring a moving story from stand-up comedian and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh, who talks about her decision to come out as bisexual as a 36-year-old. We also hear a high schooler's dispatch from transgender and gender-fluid students in California...

Journalism is Sometimes Messy: Comics Journalist Sarah Glidden Talks About Her New Book, "Rolling Blackouts"

"Rolling Blackouts" is an intimate, illustrated look at how news is made.

In Fox's "Pitch" Gender Essentialism Stars Alongside Every Sports Cliché in the Book

The best thing about Pitch is the charismatic protagonist Ginny Baker, played wonderfully by Kylie Bunbury, who approaches the role with an emotional nuance and subtlety that balances the show’s heavy-handed script. 

Back in The Olden Days

MariNaomi gives us a glimpse of the future of gender.

Trump, "Trolls," and "Post-Factual" Media

I'd be willing to trade some of the important discussions with my kid about bigotry and equality for a less revolting Republican candidate—and for a media that doesn't enable him.

Tuning In : How a New Generation is Schooling Itself on Sexuality

In a society where the quality of sex education in schools is hodgepodge at best and shifts depending on political whims, YouTube is a dynamic, democratic space for discussions of gender and sexuality.


The Honest Company's Anti-Political #TheySeeLove Campaign Is So Infuriating

The ads are all about not seeing politics, just love. Well, I am political because I love. I love my family, my friends, my country.

In Its Third Season "Transparent" Strives for Intersectionality—With Mixed Results

Transparent remains excellent at what it does best: examining gender identity and Jewish identity from the perspective of an almost unbearably privileged and self-centered family unit.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Election

Today we're reading about Tracy Flick, mansplaining, and Jessica Williams.

Ask Bear: My Boyfriend Hates Leaving the House

He likes to stay in. I like to go out. Will we just make eachother unhappy forever?