In the [Susan] Sontag archives.
Dylan Farrow speaks out: “There were experts willing to attack my credibility. There were doctors willing to gaslight an abused child.”
Our formidable Samhita Mukhopadhyay on Her: “Is it so far-fetched to believe that this ability to be who you want to be, together with the very real connections we make online, could make for a successful romantic future?”
“Surprise”: White men represented the largest proportion of solo interviews this year on Sunday morning talk shows.
Girls Court brings an all-hands-on-deck approach to the lives of vulnerable girls, especially those forced into prostitution.
“White supremacy isn’t a meeting of individuals in white hoods somewhere in the deep South.”
Check out this chart on income inequality near your zip code.
Ann Friedman on the GOP’s woman problem. Spoiler: they’re doing it wrong.
On the relationship between work culture and eating disorders.
20 ways not to be a gentrifier (in Oakland or anywhere, really.)
Yo soy AfroDominicana: Who decides what and who is Black enough?
Barney’s features trans models in their new ads this Spring.
Wendy Davis and her ladies: women who band together with other women threaten the status quo.
Word on the street is that there are no gay people in Sochi.
“Beyonce: when you smile affectionately and sing along with that lyric, you are propagating a cycle of humiliation, of rape, of violence that is still horrifically real for women all over the world.”
More female scientists, please.
Erasing black narratives: Kendrick, Macklemore, DOMA and the VRA.
Your haircut [shaved, buzzed, dyed, undyed, pixie, bangs,“alternative lifestyle hair”] is political.
“Barack Obama was not prophecy.”
Daughter of a pornographer: ”I experienced firsthand how confusing it can be to be exposed to sexual imagery as a child and not having it put into context.”
The first all-girls basketball team in the Palestinian refugee camp, Shatila.
Janet Mock on the shame associated with sex work, community and resilience.
What have you been reading/writing/watching/listening to this week?