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There is rage, yes, but also endless disappointment

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Trans communities have always honored complex gender narratives

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Ten years after the ‘end of men,’ America has tilted back toward full-blown patriarchy — and it will continue after Trump leaves office

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How a radically feminist idea ended up as an empty slogan on T-shirts

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I knew I would miss going home for the holiday. What I didn’t expect was the relief.

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My writing about race and gender has made me a target for desperate white men who don’t want to change

Illustration: Alicia Tatone


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Vogue didn’t put Styles in a dress in order to emasculate men; they did it because it’s hot

Harry Styles at the Met Gala on May 6, 2019. Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/MG19/Getty Images



The internet has rebelled against man-bashing on social media — which brings us right back to the woman-bashing status quo

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Let’s be crystal clear about why working mothers are suffering

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