The 1990s were the golden age for actresses of a certain age who portrayed women much like themselves: menopausal, world-weary, and invisible to men. And they were successful—until they got canceled.
From Rep. Shirley Chisolm's bid for the presidency to the passage of Roe v. Wade, here is a primer on one of the most exciting eras of feminist rebellion in this exclusive excerpt from SHE THE PEOPLE, a graphic history of our path to equality.
This time of year we're flooded with round-ups and recommendations on everything from books to TV to holiday recipes. But every critic harbors biases, so how can we put any stock in their recommendations?
In this episode, author Ijeoma Oluo joins Ashley to talk about race, friendship, and how to avoid being the wrong kind of advocate. Pro tip: Do your own work!
Media and culture have shifted since Anita Hill was shamed for telling the truth, yet today it's still far too hard for women to simply exist.
Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of the classic children’s book isn’t about budgets, creative license, or even Oprah. It’s a film by and for awkward Black girls. Finally.
From sex-positive hip-hop to visceral literature, and sketch comedy that turned our ugly cries into laughter, women creators not only offered an outlet to vent—they spoke for us.
When we interpret classic literature, female characters become more than mere archetypes; they become women.
The 'Unscrewed' author talks with DAME about "fauxpowerment" and Hugh Hefner, the fate of Roe v. Wade, and the inevitability of the current brutal backlash.
In an election marked by economic message failures and false promises, Sarah Jaffe asks, in this excerpt from ‘Nasty Women,’ whether we can ever find the solidarity to move us forward.