Browsing Category



Unpopular Opinion: There’s Something Missing From Key & Peele’s “Negrotown”

By Sherronda J. Brown On May 22, 2015

I have loved Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele since their MadTV days, and I am an avid watcher of their Comedy Central special. If you were ever to ask my friends about… Read More

Person With An Afro Shouting

Hey Patton Oswalt: You’re Not A Comedy Hero, You’re a Jerk

By Melanie Stangl On April 2, 2015

Hey, Patton Oswalt.  I happened to read your 53-part-twitter-rant making fun of the “new need” to be politically correct in comedy.  You seem to be under the impression that the new host… Read More

Two photos of D. Dragonetti, with the words "" next to him.
Cool Stuff

On Narrative Control: Looking Back on Alt Lit Misogyny

By D. Dragonetti On March 3, 2015

TW: violent imagery In their inaugural issue, Lockjaw magazine published a poem called “A Mother’s Advice,” written by a white man named J. Bradley. Despite the fact that it is only four… Read More

emma watson

Pop Goes Feminism: I’m Not Too Impressed By Celebrity Feminists

By Briana Ureña-Ravelo On September 23, 2014

The feminist blogosphere has been blowing up over Emma Watson’s UN Speech and I can’t for the life of me figure out why. Well, that’s not true. It’s because she’s a famous… Read More

Current Events

Texas Court Upholds Constitutional Right to Take Upskirt Shots

By Becca Costello-Thomas On September 20, 2014

In yet another disappointing defeat in the fight against the public harassment of women, a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has decided that it is not illegal to take photographs of people… Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg hates mansplaining.

I’m Not Your Feminist Mommy & I’m Tired of Holding Your Hand

By Anne Thériault On September 12, 2014

I am tired of talking about feminism to men. I know that I’m not supposed to say this. I know that as a good little third-wave feminist I’m supposed to sweetly explain… Read More


Feminists Are NOT Humanists – And We Should Not Be Renamed

By Sherrie Silman On August 21, 2014

There’s a question that many Feminists are sick of being asked: “If feminism is about equal rights for everyone, why don’t you call it equality-ism or humanism?” Here’s the short answer: Feminism… Read More


What I’ve Learned From the Media Coverage of Hillary Clinton

By Marley Davis On July 22, 2014

All eyes and ears are on Hillary Clinton as she decides if she wants to run for President of the United States. While she’s making her decision, the media has already begun… Read More

Blood drive
Current Events

Why I Gave Blood For the Gay Men Who Can’t

By Becca Costello-Thomas On July 17, 2014

On Friday, July 11, thousands of people donated blood. Although blood donations are collected nearly every day in the United States, this particular day was special: People donated in an effort to… Read More


Dear Universities: Your “Prestige” Means Nothing to a Victim of Sexual Assault

By Sherrie Silman On June 11, 2014

Trigger warning for discussions of sexual assault and rape on campus. According to George Will, academia doesn’t have a sexual assault problem. Instead, Will thinks that academia has an ‘I wanna be… Read More

rolling stone pope

How a Pope Became One of the World’s Biggest Superstars

By Kristy Pirone On February 17, 2014

Rolling Stone’s February cover star has never had a hit single. He hasn’t won an Olympic medal or established a trillion-dollar tech empire. But over the course of just one year, Pope… Read More

hillary clinton cover

The Gross Imagery From NYT Mag Makes a Female Prez Seem Out of This World

By Emily Vrotsos On January 27, 2014

Since Obama beat out Hillary for the Democratic nomination in 2008, Hillary’s supporters have been hoping she’d take another crack at the presidential election in 2016. We’re more than two years out… Read More