In the quietly revolutionary Hulu show based on Lindy West's memoir, Aidy Bryant inhabits a radical new protagonist: a fat woman who learns to stop apologizing. We talk with West and fellow series writer Samantha Irby.
Why has women's truth always been whispered, and what do we do now that we finally have a megaphone?
The original “Becky” reflects on the polarizing comic and Trump voter who indelibly changed what it means to be a TV matriarch.
Amid the sea of TV retreads, the remake of this political sitcom feels timely, urgent, and possibly therapeutic.
The controversial 'Black Mirror' season-four finale takes on our culture's obsession with Black torture porn, bringing it to a devastating catharsis.
Spike Lee's Netflix serial adaptation of "She's Gotta Have It" is the latest example that pop culture is FINALLY starting to represent female sexuality on our terms.
The harrowing post–Election 2016 tale about a Trumpist cult leader who’s seduced, then betrayed, people from the margins is the kind of cathartic story we need to process right now.
Despite the wide variety of complex female characters, there’s a surprising dearth of realistic depictions of motherhood on TV comedies. It’s time to re-draw the sitcom mom.
Women have long been ruling the comedy landscape. It’s time Hollywood, the media, and men everywhere recognized that.
With the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor, are we finally turning a corner on how pop culture regards women? Or are these feminist strides just a fantasy.