Feministing Reads: Michelle Tea’s Black Wave

Partying like it’s 1999 takes on new meaning when you’re not just half-heartedly afraid of Y2K but actually on the edge of a global apocalypse. Part memoir, part dystopian fiction, Michelle Tea’s latest novel, Black Wave (Feminist Press, 2016), guides readers through the years leading up to the world’s end with a playful wit, self-pity, […]
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Immigrants and Their Children Respond to Trump: #BanThis

Editor’s note: This piece was co-written by Maria Rohani and Sameen Ahmadnia. On February 15, 2017, we launched #BanThis, a photo campaign curated by the children of immigrants in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and nationals of seven ‘Muslim majority’ countries from entering the U.S.. The order, or “Muslim Ban” – […]
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Oklahoma Lawmaker Considers Pregnant People “Hosts” in Anti-Abortion Bill

In this week’s edition of cringy, oppressive legislation, Oklahoma lawmakers have introduced a bill which would require pregnant people to obtain written permission from the father of the fetus in order to receive an abortion. The bill would also require pregnant people seeking abortions to submit their sexual partner’s name to their doctors in writing. The identified person could […]
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The paradoxical reason Trump’s terrible pick for labor secretary had to withdraw

Ed. note: This post has been updated to reflect Pudzer’s withdrawal as Trump’s labor secretary pick.  Welcome to the nightmare in which “secretary for labor” means “but actually, secretary for management.” Starring player: Andew Puzder. Puzder’s confirmation was scheduled for Thursday, before he withdrew — and it wasn’t looking great for him, even six members of the GOP […]
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