On Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s powerful speech on the House floor, and the entrenched narrative of the “disruptive” woman.
There are numerous ways to tell stories. In her turn MFA program, one writer encountered a literary culture that espoused gendered aesthetics and fostered toxic masculinity.
The only way to protect herself from her father was to erase him from her life, but she survived being his daughter by acting just like he did.
Examining the body, disability, and the damaging idea of objective beauty.
It’s a relatively new term for a concept as old as time.
“When I started asking myself questions about my own notions of masculinity. I just felt so limited, so suddenly afraid of becoming the kind of man I’d grown up in fear of.”
Laurie Penny on Queer Eye: “It’s not about queerness at all. It’s actually about the disaster of heterosexuality—and what, if anything, can be salvaged from its ruins.”
As Caitlin Moran explains, there are Bad Men, and then there are Badly Educated Men.
A lot of women loved Hemingway. Should you?
A son approaching middle age looks back on a volatile relationship with his father.