The alliance between Zionists and anti-Semites should not be viewed as an abnormality but as the meeting of two compatible ideologies. Connecticut’s rate of dual arrests (arresting both victim and offender) is ten times the national average. #Milosexual and the aesthetics of fascism. Feministing alum Mychal on why Trump doesn’t understand Black life. Why do we […]
Here’s what our team is reading this month! Tell us what we missed in the comments. Reina: I’m rereading Leela Gandhi’s Affective Communities. It’s a beautiful work of history about late nineteenth century British radicals whose friendships with various Indian radicals caused them to protest England’s imperial regime. Show More Summary
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, […]
Shirts proclaiming feminist slogans are standard issue for many college students, but who would have predicted that they would become a key trend on the runway? Woke couture sent out its first shoots last year, when Dior designer Maria...Show More Summary
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to repeal a rule Barack Obama signed in December as a hail-Mary effort to protect Planned Parenthood from GOP defunding efforts. The rule reiterates that state governments may not blockShow More Summary
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” – […]
[Explanations: lol your fat. pathetic anger bread. hey your gay.] Belly up to the bar, and be in this space together. I have a friend coming to visit for the weekend tomorrow, and some of the mods have plans for Monday, which is President's Day, so we will be taking tomorrow and Monday off, and we'll see you back here on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Sari Horwitz and Adam Entous at the Washington Post: Flynn in FBI Interview Denied Discussing Sanctions with Russian Ambassador.Former national security adviser Michael Flynn denied to FBI agents in an interview last month that he had discussed U.S. Show More Summary
Last week, federal immigration agents arrested and detained a survivor of domestic violence, in the El Paso courthouse where she sought help. Local authorities suspect the tip came from her abuser. Ms. Gonzales, a transgender woman, reported at least three instances of domestic violence in the last year, saying that she had been punched, kicked, […]
Please read Shon Faye’s “We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Racists.” It’s a brilliant and caring critique of intermovement racism & violence—and a needed call to action. This new web series is for us brown girls (!!!). A refreshing article reminding us that “our critique of Trump, and our determined political resistance to Trumpism, should not rest […]
(Because we haven't done one of these threads in quite some time, and we all need to think about something else occasionally.)If you're a photographer, even if a very amateur one (like myself), and you've got a photo or photos you'dShow More Summary
Earlier this afternoon, Donald Trump gave a press conference, which was incredible (and not in a good way) from start to finish. There is not yet an available transcript, but here is the video, and I live-tweeted the presser and Storified those tweets.This, however, is the long and the short of it: That press conference was an exhibition of abuse. Show More Summary
Male alumni of elite universities can expect a substantial salary advantage over peers from less selective institutions. But the gender wage gap is wide enough to put women who graduated from even the country’s best colleges behind men who graduated from the least selective ones.
Conspirators. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.
One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary
One of Donald Trump’s most consistent promises to the American people is that he will create jobs. This week, one of his policies destroyed them.
Leonard Pitts, Jr. lets loose on Donald Trump in his most recent op-ed, and it is a thing of beauty. Addressed "Dear Mr. So-Called President," Pitts opens his missive by telling Trump, "So let me explain to you how this works." And then...Show More Summary
[content note: anti-LGBT bigotry] The anti-LGBT National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is having a big sad that Trump hasn't signed the leaked Executive Order yet that would grant individuals and organizations ?with " religious orShow More Summary
Join me in Florida this Saturday at 5pm for a rally at the Orlando-Melbourne International Airport! Tickets: https://t.co/9jDy1tYkgE pic.twitter.com/GDhO6GGxwt — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 15, 2017 [Image in tweet is a red-white-and-blue flyer reading: "We are going to put America back to work. Show More Summary
Donald and Melania Trump By now, you have probably seen the infamous clip of Trump and Melania on Inauguration Day. To recap for those who haven’t, the footage shows Trump turning to Melania, who is courtly, beaming. As soon as Trump...Show More Summary