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I Really Hate Brunch: Brenna Richart’s Very Own Mother’s Day Proclamation

The personal is political. The maternal is political. My story is your story.  I sobbed for the first time in six months today. Throat...
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Message First: Author and Spitboy Drummer Michelle Cruz Gonzales on Punk, Privilege and Perimenopause

Karin Spirn interviews Michelle Cruz Gonzales From 1990 to 1995, Michelle Gonzales toured the world as the drummer of Spitboy, a feminist hardcore punk...
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Katie Tastrom-Fenton: Raising Fat Positive Kids

  Fat people are often treated like shit. The societal penalties for being fat include horrible medical care, making less money, less affordable clothing...
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Anna March: Why Does AWP Writer’s Conference Continue to Refuse to Offer Child Care?

  Not providing child care is a major barrier to access at any conference, especially one predominately attended by women and where the presenters...
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Rebeca Dunn-Krahn: My Daughter Wants to be a Farmer

Sophia’s dream of being a farmer, if she goes through with it, will likely take her far away from me. All the farmland within...
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Martha H. Patterson: Helicopter Parenting in the Digital Age

  I think of two of my recent students, thoughtful and articulate, who almost failed my class due to late assignments and missed classes,...
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Red, for Nina Packebush

Red, For Nina Packebush With Love from Ariel Gore   Teen pregnancy makes girls gay, Nina says. And years later the statisticians agree. They...
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Nina Packebush: Does Teen Pregnancy Make You Gay? Or is it The Other Way Around?

I used to joke that teenage motherhood made girls gay. Turns out I wasn’t so far off track. I recently stumbled upon a study...
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Reveal All Fear Nothing

How many anal sex scenes did Madison Young have to perform to keep her feminist art space open? Madison Young’s New Theater & Performance...
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Dawn Claflin: I Hate Babies

I didn’t realize I hated babies until I had one myself. This was terrible timing. I HATE BABIES By Dawn Claflin I have a...