Musicians <3 Planned Parenthood

New attacks on women's health have spurred musicians to support Planned Parenthood in some pretty inventive ways.

How to Raise a Boy in 1979: Navigating love, gender, and punk music in “20th Century Women”

Unlike Mills’s other boy-meets-girl, girl-somehow-saves-boy plots, the women are the backbone of this film.  Read more »

Does the "Collateral Beauty" of Fatherhood Come at the Expense of Mothers?

Complex representations of fatherhood shouldn’t require the erasure of moms. Read more »

All in the Family: Men's Crucial Role in the Fight for Reproductive Health in India

Women bearing the brunt of responsibility when their safety and well-being are considered insignificant in society is a dangerous paradox. Read more »

Talking With Kids About Open Relationships: Margaret Jacobsen Walks Us Through Being Honest and Open

Margaret Jacobsen writes beautifully on a bunch of different difficult topics. Read more »

Popaganda: Raising Feminist Kids

This episode features guidance on talking to kids about all kinds of complicated issues. Writer and photographer Margaret Jacobsen explains how she speaks frankly with her kids about pretty much everything, including her open relationship... Read more »

Talking to Your Kids About Trump: Don't Sugar-Coat His Bigotry, They Need to Know the Word "Racist"

While we teach him about things like racism and sexism, we also teach him about empathy, compassion, and consent. Read more »

To Shell and Back: The Making of a Jewish Woman on "Transparent"

There is a reason why Jewish mothers are iconic figures in our cultural imaginations. Bold, bawdy, and badass, the Jewish mother archetype is rich with material for riffing on the human condition, examining the roots of our neurosis, and seeking joy in exaggerated depictions. Read more »

Ask Bear: Should I Tell My Friends and Family I'm Poly?

Good for you that you were able to recognize love when it came along. Read more »

Hungry Ghosts: An Interview with Chef and Author Soleil Ho

The author of new chapbook "Hungry Ghosts" talks about food, writing, and how there’s so much we’re unable to say with mere words. Read more »

BitchTapes: Songs for Babes

A new baby mixtape that even grown folks can get behind. 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 »

Before You Watch "Orange is the New Black," Here Are 5 Facts To Know about Pregnancy in Prison

Season three of Orange is the New Black is (almost) here! While creator Jenji Kohan and the whole cast have been pretty tight-lipped about... Read more »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

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