feminism

She Wants to Be Choked. You Refuse to Hurt Her. What Gives?

Rachel, a 25-year-old marketer from Chicago, recalls how a man she dated in college had an unusual attitude about blow jobs. “He wouldn’t let me…

‘Captain Marvel’ and the Challenge of Rooting for Progressive Superhero Movies

In Captain Marvel, Brie Larson plays a superhero who has to battle evil shape-shifting aliens while grappling with troubling, mysterious memories and a nasty bout…

Why Are So Many Women Calling Themselves ‘Dumb Bitches’?

I’m a dumb bitch. Sure, I’m a smart enough person — I received a great education from a liberal arts college, wrote a big thesis…

Tumblr Just Nuked the Last Safe Space to Be Horny Online

Yesterday, if you logged into Tumblr, you saw this at the top of your dashboard: Click through, and you learn that the new policies are…