Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. In this installment, artist Erika Moen rounds up her favorite products from her entire year of testing out sexy stuff.
This month, we’re putting together a series of feminist gift guides. They're a way to highlight fun stuff we love and creators we're excited to support. I'm kicking it off with a gift guide for science nerds—the STEM-fan in your life could use some love, after all.
A Portland police officer hugs 12-year-old Devonte Hart at a Ferguson protest in Portland, Oregon, last week. Devonte was holding a sign offering free hugs and the officer asked to take him up on the idea. Photo by Johnny Nguyen.
I waited three months to hear the phrase—the phrase that etched another devastating moment into the history of America. When it finally came, I prayed for the Brown family, who had to endure a painful Thanksgiving dinner with one less light at the table.
A mysterious email. An invite for encrypted conversation. The pieces of director Laura Poitras’ new film fell into her lap, but she didn’t realize how significant these small messages would wind up being.
This mixtape highlights some of the music reviewed and discussed in our latest print issue: (Re)Vision. We’ve got a track from Icelandic hip-hop girl troop Reykjavikurdaetur, a new track from the legendary Vashti Bunyan, and some good old fashion girl band magic with tracks inspired by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank’s article "They’ve Got The Beat: Surveying Girl Groups Through the Ages." Happy listening!
Thanksgiving is one of the biggest movie weekends of the year. Since lots of Bitch readers are probably looking for something to see this weekend with their friends or families, the Bitch staff decided to share our picks for the movies and old TV shows we're going to hunker down and watch.