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Books and TV

Not Dead Yet: Feminism, Passion, and Women’s Liberation

Not Dead Yet: Feminism, Passion, and Women’s Liberation

Spinifex publishes feminist herstories from around the world.

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Books
Yağmur Uygarkızi on How Reading Fuels Her Feminism

Yağmur Uygarkızi on How Reading Fuels Her Feminism

We spoke with the young activist on being a "nerd" and the vital energy of women

Dana Vitalosova
Dana Vitalosova
interviews
The Massive Effort to Censor “Irreversible Damage” Shows the Trans Debate is Not About Reducing Harm

The Massive Effort to Censor “Irreversible Damage” Shows the Trans Debate is Not About Reducing Harm

The response to Abigail Shrier's book reveals trans activists' true colors

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Cancelled Women
Vanessa Vokey Will Not Be Cancelled

Vanessa Vokey Will Not Be Cancelled

The 26-year-old has been fired and censored from Etsy, Redbubble, and Printful—but she refuses to go away

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Censorship
"Not My Cup of T" - New Documentary Explores the Impact of the Rise of Gender Transition

"Not My Cup of T" - New Documentary Explores the Impact of the Rise of Gender Transition

Groped, touched “by mistake,” and leered at, I developed a profound hatred towards my breasts as a teenager. This hatred extended to my whole body, thanks to Indian men, and the impossible standards of performative femininity. I am quite sure I suffered from dysphoria of some kind, and in the

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
Books and TV
Review of ‘It Wasn’t Enough’ & an Interview with Peg Tittle

Review of ‘It Wasn’t Enough’ & an Interview with Peg Tittle

Punching Well Above its Weight, and Straight in the Gut

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
Books
70 Years Since the ‘Golden Era’ or 70 Years of Bollywood Sexism?

70 Years Since the ‘Golden Era’ or 70 Years of Bollywood Sexism?

The year 1950 marked the beginning of India’s distinct artistic voice, free from the clutches of a 200-year colonial rule. Morale was high and there was a whiff of revolution in the air. It was around this time that the "Golden Era" of Hindi cinema came into its own

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
film
Directing A Feminist Documentary Showed Me The Limits Of Liberal Compassion

Directing A Feminist Documentary Showed Me The Limits Of Liberal Compassion

What happens when you raise women’s voices without commodifying their suffering?

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
Books and TV
'Bombshell' is a Call to Female Solidarity Across the Aisle

'Bombshell' is a Call to Female Solidarity Across the Aisle

Can sisterhood transcend politics?

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
TV
Is 'The Morning Show' the Nuanced #MeToo Conversation We Need, or is it #TooSoon?

Is 'The Morning Show' the Nuanced #MeToo Conversation We Need, or is it #TooSoon?

The show that made its home in the gray areas powerfully redeemed itself in the last seven minutes

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV
Is Gory TV Exposing Male Violence, or Normalizing It?

Is Gory TV Exposing Male Violence, or Normalizing It?

Research demonstrates that showrunners may be raising awareness all wrong.

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV
‘A Discovery of Witches’ Provides a Feminist Alternative to Twilight

‘A Discovery of Witches’ Provides a Feminist Alternative to Twilight

A pleasant surprise in the vampire romance genre.

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV