Disability is Not a Deficit and Other Truths in an Ableist World: A Review of Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

What would our lives, movements, and communities look like if we moved towards restoration, not cure?

Your "Orange Is the New Black" Reading List

Five books about gender, prison, and the justice system. Read more »

New Book "Action" Is a Candid Reflection on Sexuality

The honest book mixes memoir with sex-ed. Read more »

"All the Single Ladies" Shows that Being Single Is Nothing to Freak Out About

It may not be that unmarried women are deviating from the norm, but rather that our politicians and media haven’t recognized that single life might be the new normal for many women.  Read more »

Comedian Negin Farsad Talks About "How to Make White People Laugh"

Iranian-American comedian Negin Farsad is equal parts subversive and hilarious.  Read more »

Artist Lisa Hanawalt Talks Hot Dogs, Bojack Horseman, and Why It Helps to Give Anxiety a Name

Welcome to the land of talking dogs and poop jokes. Oh and also sincere, vulnerable feelings. Read more »

Reading "The X-Men" As a Queer Text

They're outcasts who choose their own family, explains comics scholar Ramzi Fawza.  Read more »

Want to Write a Memoir? Make Sure You Get a Therapist!

Advice from author and comedian Sara Benincasa, whose new book is called "Real Artists Have Day Jobs." Read more »

Not Accepting Romance Submissions: Bringing Asexual Characters to YA

An asexual author got tired of not seeing asexual characters in YA books. So she decided to write her own series. Read more »

MariNaomi Looks In Between Cultures in Illustrated Memoir "Turning Japanese"

"It was definitely pretty naive to think that I would find some kind of belonging in a foreign country." Read more »

In Defense of Unlikable Women

We forgive our male heroes even when they’re flawed, aimless brutes. But if they're female? Forget it.  Read more »

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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 »

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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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the best... 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 »