These Letters About Sexual Harassment From the 1970s Could Be About Trump Today

A new film project is recording people reading aloud letters sent to Ms. magazine in the 1970s. It's eerie, but not exactly surprising, how many sound like they could be written today.  Read more »

Do We Need to Time Warp Again?: Queer Identity and the Problems With the Rocky Horror Picture Show

The classic film plays into a lot of negative tropes about queer characters. Will the new version starring Laverne Cox tell a story that fits with the 21st century? Read more »

The Beautiful Brilliance of "Insecure": Issa Rae's HBO Series is a Treasure of a Show

The show centers on young Black women who we’ve never seen on television before. Read more »

Bitch’s Halloween Horror Flixtape

To put together the ultimate horror movie recommendations Flixtape, we asked the Bitch community for your favorite horror films. You did not disappoint. Read more »

Laughing at the Cops: The Disconnect Between Police Comedies—Like "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"—And the Real Police

In a show that revolves around modern policing, set in the heart of New York City, not admitting that the police have a problem is a problem. Read more »

"Believe in Yourself, Straight Up." : An Interview With Roberta Colindrez

Fun Home and I Love Dick star Roberta Colindrez talks about queer narratives and the power of theater.  Read more »

The Subversive Show With the Terrible Name: "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Satirizes Sexist Tropes With Song and Dance

By traditional television standards, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend should not work. Read more »

Blood on the Tracks: Gender and Violence in "The Girl on the Train"

The Girl on the Train explores a world of trauma and violence in the lives of three rich, white women.  Read more »

Escape the Neighborhood: The Push to Get Out in Netflix's "The Get Down"

Set in the South Bronx in 1977, the show is about teens who want to make the most of their lives in the disco era. Read more »

Finding Family in a Kmart Parking Lot: “American Honey” is a Gorgeous, Complicated Snapshot of Poor American Teens

The new film written and directed by Andrea Arnold explores an American reality that's rarely seen onscreen. Read more »


Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  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 »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

Long before Peggy Olson fought to be a copywriter on Mad Men, women were pioneering advertisers in the new age of mass media.  It'... Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure, and her presence in both history and contemporary pop culture holds a wealth of perception and stereotype in its clammy hands. Read more »