FUCK ITT: Fake News Is For Cry Babies: Feminists United to Combat Kakistocracy in Trump Times

Surprise, surprise, problems arise when factual information is deemed false by people disinterested in factual information.

Backtalk: Adichie's Transphobic Remarks & Trouble at Thinx

Problematic faves: writers & panties edition. Read more »

Three Things I Learned Talking to my Parents About Raising a Feminist Daughter

There were some hilarious misses, but so much of who I am and the things I value came from my parents making intentional choices to instill confidence, creativity, and curiosity in me. Read more »

Mallory Ortberg: Q&A

Since becoming the latest arbiter of life decisions at Slate’s Dear Prudence column about a year ago, hilarious writer, founder of the beloved and now-defunct feminist humor website The Toast, and unbelievably empathetic human Mallory Ortberg has been providing sensible,... Read more »

Popaganda: When Your Parents Are Deported

Imagine coming home from school and your dad is gone. On this Popaganda podcast episode, we hear the stories of two women who have tried to keep their families together even as the immigration system has torn them apart.  Read more »

Paying Homage to the Queen of Teen Mean, Daria Morgendorffer: 20 Years Later, The Sarcasm Still Delights

Daria works against the idea of women as caregivers, or as primarily responsible for tending to others emotions and swaps it out with juvenile humor. Read more »

20 Years of Buffy: Love Letters to the Vampire Slayer: Feminist Empowerment Through Tapping into Ancestral Forces

It’s through magic that Willow Rosenberg gains an unparalleled confidence and power that eventually rivals even Buffy Summers’s own superhero nature. When brute strength and even brains fail (as they often do), it is magic that saves the Scoobies time and time again.  Read more »

Shedding (Moon)Light on Toxic Masculinity: The Problem is Homophobia, not Gay Characters

Gay Black men are not a problem. Toxic masculinity, however, is. And the twisted view of manhood festering in some traditionalist corners is damaging to all Black men—as well as to women and girls. Read more »

Backtalk: Get Out & Uber Sexism

Spoiler alert: Get Out is a must-see. No, but really, we will spoil the film.  Read more »

Because White Men Can't Police Their Imaginations: Police Brutality in Anaheim

Why did an off-duty police officer confront teenagers walking home from school with a gun? Read more »

Popaganda Episode: A Protest is Not a Riot

The movements that have arisen recently to challenge racism and violence in our justice system have created not only discussion and outrage, but a cultural shift. Out of racism and violence and sexism has come creativity: songs, chants, art, policy ideas, creative ways to push back against power... Read more »

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What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

A participant in a Millenial Activists United protest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo by Aaron Banks. Amid national discussions of... Read more »

It's Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

In August, a doctor in Toronto received an unexpected email. It was from a stranger in Maryland, telling the doctor that one of the transgender... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human Growth... Read more »