LAST DAYS AT HOT SLIT
She Helped Turn Linda Lovelace Into a Born-Again Christian
This Woman Is Making Crosswords Funny—and Feminist
At 19, she published her first crossword puzzle. Now, at 28, she's making the black-and-white grid a conversation starter.
‘Captain Marvel’ Is No Game-Changer
The first female-led superhero movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe boasts retro stylings and a soaring finale—even if it takes quite a bit of time to kick into high gear.
The Angry White Men Waging War on ‘Captain Marvel’
The first female-led Marvel superhero movie has been targeted by men’s rights activists and incels—the Gamergate crowd—since the very beginning.
The Racist Backlash Against Marie Kondo
The sneering and commodification of the Japanese author and host reveals a truth: White people really don’t like it when they feel like an Asian woman is telling them what to do.
This Pro-Choice Art Piece Was Censored, But Not Forgotten
In 1986, artist Nancy Spero conceived a pro-choice message for Times Square's 'Spectacolor' billboard. But its Catholic owner was determined that Spero's artwork would not be seen.
Penny Marshall Was the First Woman to Direct a $100M Film
The sitcom veteran became the first woman to direct a movie that made $100 million with ‘Big’—and then did it again with ‘A League of Their Own.’ Bow down to an all-timer.
WALK IT LIKE I TALK IT
The Miss Universe Pageant’s Identity Crisis
‘These competitions do not want to accept that they are by definition disqualified from the feminist revolution,’ writes Amy Zimmerman.