Cooking with Queen Sugar, A Dish to Be Savored: Season One Takes on Slavery, Colonialism, and Empire

Queen Sugar explores the ways that capitalism has depended and still depends on exploited labor, building connections between the enslavement of African Americans, to Latino guest workers, to sex workers, and sex tourism.

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 »

20 Years of Buffy: Love Letters to the Vampire Slayer: The Joy of Female Power

Despite her petite frame, Buffy can turn around and kick the bad guy’s ass. Her diminutive size is a fake-out. Such assumptions about girls and girl power work as sneak-attack feminism throughout the series, teaching politics about bodily autonomy through superheroism. Read more »

A Short History of Donald Trump's Feud With Rosie O'Donnell

An unusual and perfect opportunity to mess with Donald Trump has presented itself. Read more »

Milkshakes and Murder: "Riverdale" Series Premiere Roundtable for Two

The Archie comics you loved, now with sexy, sexy murder! Read more »

Maximum and Maternal Security: Grey’s Anatomy Proves It’s Still Unafraid to Ask Dark Questions

What we wouldn’t give to be a fly in the writers room as Rimes postures her female character leads to take America to task by making us interrogate ourselves. Read more »

"Homeland's" Sixth Season Could Help the Espionage Thriller Ditch Its Islamophobic Rep—But Will It Work?

Season 6 offers an opportunity for Homeland to show how Muslim communities have been wronged by American policies. Read more »

Let's Let the Walking Dead Energize Us for the Resistance!

For me, The Walking Dead has offered a temporary distraction and mental respite so that I'd have energy for the long fight ahead. Read more »

Exciting Things Are Coming to the Screen in 2017

11 movies and television shows set to take 2017. Read more »

“Now More Than Ever, We Need to Keep Up the Battle": A Conversation with Feminist Director Rachel Talalay

With decades of experience and institutional knowledge, Talalay has seen the film and television industries at their best and their worst. Read more »

Favorite Feminist Television

We want to know what television shows of the last two decades with strong feminist characters and/or creators have made their way on to your favorites list. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

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

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

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