Body as a second language: navigating queer girl culture on the autism spectrum.
“I think I’m speaking for a bunch of girls when I say that the idea that feminism is completely natural and shouldn’t even be something that people find mildly surprising.” Tavi Gevinson interviews Lorde over at Rookie.
After a nuanced column on gun control, this journalist was swiftly banished from the spotlight.
The whiter the school, the more diverse the promotional materials.
“You won’t see the female point of view represented in The Wolf of Wall Street… or for that matter in any of the other of the major Wall Street films so far.”
A year of conscientious female friendships.
One last thought on Duck Dynasty over at Salon: “Phil Robertson’s comments about gay and black people and social welfare… explain more about our country’s political culture than almost anything else that happened all year.”
Tom Daley and the ongoing conversation on bisexuality and its many layers.
The Grand Old Party has a jobs hypocrisy problem.
“Let the sassy black woman sidekick role sashay its way into 2014.” Nicki Minaj as the “side chick’s sidekick” in the new movie, The Other Woman.
Why we should renounce the term “mentally ill”.
“I don’t at all have any shame about being sexual.” – Beyonce.
2013, the year of the “Movement Against Mansplaining“.
Top ten feminist articles of the year, from our very own Jessica Valenti.
The story of La Paloma is one reason why the House of Representatives should join the Senate and White House in passing comprehensive immigration reform in 2014.
New documentary, Sex/Now, highlights the evolution of sex and technology.
Cancer, animal cruelty, feminism and the choice to wear make-up.
Childhood asthma on the rise in poor communities of color.
“Can I, as a queer black trouble-maker and feminist too, operationalize revolution and/or progressive agendas?”
It’s 2014 and some girls in Malawi are still unable to go to school. This has to change.
Melissa Harris-Perry shows us how to own our mistakes and apologize.
University of Texas history professor Emilio Zamora says this new addition of Mexican-American classes and requirements in Texas is the biggest advance in Mexican-American studies education in a decade.
Five perspectives on the Ani Difranco plantation retreat mess.
What have you been reading/writing/watching/listening to this week?