An embroidery collective in Mexico sews the stories of slain women.
“Transforming craft into an act of protest against indifference, against the lack of willpower to reverse or address a societal ill, is something that Mexican women, and women around the world, are familiar with.”
Michael A. Gonzales recounts the life lessons of a favorite auntie.
Stephanie Clifford explores the life of MacKenzie Scott: Amazon’s first employee, Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife, and one of the richest women in the world who is reimagining tech philanthropy.
“Lilian Bland was the first woman in the world to design, build, and fly her own plane — before Amelia Earhart had even become a teenager. So why don’t more people know her name?”
A review of two novels set in contemporary East Asia, If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha and Breast and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami. Both critique wealth, beauty, and power through the lens of various young women.
Witches we need you. Now more than ever. In the time of COVID-19 we can find respite in place-based reverence, plant magic and the divine feminine. So writes Lisa Richardson, who came to witchiness with nothing but white hetero straight-lacedness and a crush on a yoga teacher.
Faylita Hicks considers what it means to be a Black nonbinary activist in the age of Trump — and questions how the social justice movement has changed the way they have sex.
“I’m going to say a blasphemous thing, which is we are so fucking done with the hero’s journey. It has been to our peril.”
“We were interested in dead girls, but so interested in them that we were trying to do the opposite of what had been done before.”