Ride or Die: Documentary "Ovarian Psycos" Paints a Complex Portrait of a Badass Latinx Bicycle Gang

Ovarian Psycos provides an intimate look inside contemporary East Los Angeles. Read more »

The Year in Black Girl Magic

Everything is terrible, but Black women stepped up to keep the ship from capsizing by creating art, speaking out politically, and generally being excellent. Read more »

Phoebe Robinson's Debut Book Takes on Race, Gender, and Pop Culture

There are infinite ways to be Black, and in You Can't Touch My Hair Robinson deftly illustrates her own. Read more »

The Physics of Melanin: Science and the Chaotic Social Construct of Race

There is much to be learned from studying melanin, including how racism can derail our capacity to nurture discovery. Read more »

Misogynoir and Climate Change: Part IV—How Disaster Relief Fails Black Women

When we compound the realities of women’s disproportionate risks during disasters and Black people’s disproportionate environmental challenges, we can see how misogynoir functions in times of eco-crises. Read more »

A Vacation is Not Activism: Part III—On Tourism and Ecosocial Disasters

Not only do post-disaster tourism profits seldom reach those in need, the industry also contributes to climate change by weakening natural shore protection and depleting desperately needed resources in vulnerable communities. Read more »

A Country Within A Country: Part II—Climate Change, Privilege, and Disaster Survival

In times of disaster and uprising the exported American fairy tale is exposed for what it is: bullshit. Read more »

The Least Convenient Truth: Part I—Climate Change and White Supremacy

While we must talk about the ways global warming triggers natural hazards, we must also confront what turns those hazards into full-scale disasters: racism. Read more »

Backtalk: Bitch Media turns 20!

Party like it’s 1996! Listeners share stories of the first time they read Bitch and became radical teenagers. Plus, big news about the future of Backtalk—meet your new co-host Dahlia Grossman-Heinze! Read more »

Male Tears for Fears: Embracing the ironic performance of misandry

Women are using performative misandry as both comedy and coping mechanism; a way to bond with each other and commiserate about the seeming inevitability of their oppression. Read more »

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Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Maria and the End of a Sesame Street Era

Growing up, Sesame Street's Maria was one of the best Latina role models I had. Read more »