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Can we still write together when this is over?

A huddle of heads, silently bobbing against the black background of zoom’s gallery view, women scratch away at book manuscripts, essays, dissertations, and query...

Congrats On Your First Online Rape Threat!

  (Trigger warning for rape & sexual assault) Congratulations! You have just received your first online rape threat! This is an exciting moment in any woman’s life....

51 Things To Do Instead of Writing that Think Piece About Gender

1. Make the drinks. 2. Take a nice walk. 3. See if you forgot to pay any bills. 4. Call HR to ask about parental leave policy. 5....

Our Bonnet Syllabus

“I rose and joined Miss Jellyby, who was by this time putting on her bonnet. The time allotted to a lesson having fully elapsed,...

To What End, the Brain Fart?

Recently, I showed my grandma some highlights from Amanda Bynes’s notorious twitter activity last year, to which she responded: “Why should I care about...

Moonlighting

In December 2013, the journalist Yasmin Nair wrote a response on her blog to the magazine Jacobin killing one of her articles, entitled “On...