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Full Spectrum: Artist Meital Yaniv on Carving a Path Out of Trauma

"If you believe that your life is worth more than others, you can justify many actions through that belief/narrative, and our history and unfortunately our present is full of horrific examples."

Remarkable Acts: Han Kang's latest novel pays tribute to those killed in the Gwangju Uprising

Throughout the book, Han raises the question of what it is that allows groups of people to commit such remarkable acts—both of violence and of bravery. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: President Obama Commuted Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

Today we're reading about dance parties, CocoRosie and Anohni, and abortions.

BitchTapes: The Family Way

Singer-songwriter Laura Gibson turned in a thoughtful, multi-faceted playlist for our Family Values issue.

My President Loves to Read

When Obama talks about the power and meaning that he has gleaned from books, I hear the words of every person I’ve ever known who loves to read.

Big Changes and Additions at the Bitch Media HQ: Because 2017 Is Going To Take Everything We've Got

As Zora Neale Hurston famously wrote, "There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” Last year, around this time, it was already clear to us that 2016 would be an answer.

Pink Flag: What Message Do "Pussy Hats" Really Send?

Gender essentialism, a belief used to oppress throughout most of human civilization, can’t suddenly be used to support intersectionality.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Wow North Dakota

Today we're reading about the ACLU, New Wave, and North Dakota.

Glass Houses: Political Thriller "Miss Sloane" Promises to Throw Stones at D.C. politics but fails to deliver

The filmmakers haven’t done the reading, in policy or psychology, to make their premise pay off.

New Music Monday: H.E.R.

Enigmatic R&B singer H.E.R. is looking to make a name for herself based on her voice alone; she hasn't yet shown her face publicly.