7 Career Lessons I Learned from Reading "Women In Tech"

Author and tech entrepreneur Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack explores the reasons behind gender disparity in the technology workforce. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Sex Myth

The nonfiction book The Sex Myth looks at the gap between fantasy and reality.  Read more »

The VIDA Count Shows Just How White-Male Dominated Media Is

How do magazines like The Atlantic and The New Yorker compare on how many women, LGBT people, and POC they publish?  Read more »

A New Book Shows We're Asking the Wrong Questions About Justice

Walidah Imarisha's book "Angels With Dirty Faces" is a personal examination of the prison system.  Read more »

Five Books About Black Women You Should Read All Year Round

Excellent books to top your to-read list. Read more »

Long Overlooked, Revolutionary Underground Female Comix Artists Are Finally Back in Print

A new 700-page collection from Fantagraphics! Read more »

Cut & Paste: Magical Girls

Get transported into the world of witches, supernatural transformation, and spells with these zines.  Read more »

Ain’t I A Mommy: Why are so few motherhood memoirs penned by women of color?

The absence of Black mommy memoirs reflects the lack of mainstream Black women's stories about motherhood in general.  Read more »

Holy Tesseracts! Ava DuVernay Will Direct "A Wrinkle in Time" Film

Disney is producing the film based on the beloved science-fantasy series, which centers on protagonist Meg Murry.  Read more »

Anya to Zombies: An Alphabet of 26 Graphic Novels by Women

A killer A-to-Z reading list of comics by women. 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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Kelly Link Discusses the Feminist Fairy Tales of Angela Carter

The new cover for The Bloody Chamber and Kelly Link, who wrote the introduction for the latest edition. A reluctant vampire queen... Read more »

Hot Under the Bonnet: The cooptation of Amish culture in mass-market fiction

Dubbed “Amish romance novels,” “Amish fiction,” or the more waggish “bonnet rippers,” these novels just one entry point into the varying images of Amish communities in U.S. popular culture. 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 »