Atlas of an Infinite City: New Book "Nonstop Metropolis" is a Love Letter to New York

Rebecca Solnit and collaborators put together maps and essays that reexamine the city.

Calling Out Casual Sexism: Five Questions for the Author of "Feminist Fight Club"

The new "office survival manual for a sexist workplace" offers strategies and tongue-in-cheek pie charts for dealing with sexism at work. Read more »

The Woke Generation : “Muslim Girl” Author Explains How Millennials Are Shaking The Country Up—In a Good Way

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh is a mover and shaker. When she was a senior in high school, Al-Khatahtbeh was fed up with the lack of pop culture centering on Muslim girls like her. So she created her own website from her bedroom in New Jersey to talk about the things she and her friends cared about. Today,... Read more »

Don’t Say I'm "Dramatic": An Almost A-Z List of Words to Avoid When Talking About Women

This article is an excerpt from Jessica Bennett's new book, Feminist Fight ClubRead more »

“What’s the Problem with Thinking of Indian Women as Princesses or Squaws?”

Busting myths about Indigenous women.  Read more »

New YA Novel "Wrecked" Grapples With Sexual Assault on Campus

The thoughtful novel by Maria Padian explores a dark reality many students face.  Read more »

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. Read more »

Witchcraft, Tarot Cards, and Tea Cups Full of Blood: The Many Wonders of Dame Darcy’s "Meat Cake Bible"

The illustrator of alternative comics and mermaid tarot is out with a giant new collection. Read more »

How Will "Tampa" Change With Harmony Korine at the Helm?

The controversial book about a woman who's a ruthless sociopath is becoming a film. But it would have been interesting to see a female director get the job of adapting it for screen.  Read more »

"No More Heroes": Jordan Flaherty’s New Book Excavates the Deep Roots of the White Savior Industrial Complex

Our capitalist system supports and rewards saviorism, which we can help uproot by supporting movements led by the people most impacted by the issues being addressed. Read more »

Read An Excerpt of New Activist Picture Book "Rad Women Worldwide"

Teaching the next generation about Poly Styrene, Aung San Suu Kyi, indigenous activists, and amazing scientists. Read more »


Demanding the Impossible: Walidah Imarisha Talks About Science Fiction and Social Change

Before she was a poet, journalist, documentary filmmaker, anti-prison activist, and college instructor, Walidah Imarisha was fascinated with... Read more »

Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens in... Read more »

Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

When I tell people I am a prison abolitionist and that I believe in ending all prisons, they often look at me like I rode in on a...

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Mock & Awe: Janet Mock on truth-telling, community building, and writing the story she had been waiting for her whole life.

Mainstream media does a pretty horrendous job of telling the stories of trans people, often focusing on the details of their transition and...

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