‘On Game of Thrones, Dany’s War Council Proved You Don’t Need a Penis to Run Westeros’ for Slate

Did you notice something unusual about Daenerys Targaryen’s first major war council since touching down in Dragonstone in Game of Thrones’ “Stormborn?” Girls! We run this mother (yeah). As Dany is gearing up for her takeover of Westeros, she’s marshalling her armies, and nearly all of them are run by women. Houses Martell, Tyrell, Greyjoy, and … More ‘On Game of Thrones, Dany’s War Council Proved You Don’t Need a Penis to Run Westeros’ for Slate

‘On Game of Thrones, You Take Women Seriously, Or You Die’ for Slate

“So why is a nice girl on her own heading to King’s Landing?” asks one of Ed Sheeran’s band of friendly, well-meaning Lannister soldiers in Game of Thrones’ “Dragonstone.”   “I’m going to kill the queen,” replies Arya Stark.   There was an awkward pause before the men burst into good-natured laughter, seeing only a fresh-faced … More ‘On Game of Thrones, You Take Women Seriously, Or You Die’ for Slate

“The Destruction Of Hillary Clinton” Is A Painfully Satisfying Explanation: BUST Review

I won’t lie to you: the Destruction of Hillary Clinton, Susan Bordo’s methodical analysis of Hillary Clinton’s drawn-out ruination is a painful read. Bordo, a media critic, cultural historian, and fellow Clinton fan, uses her preface to acknowledge the “pain, anger, and frustration” she herself is still feeling at the time of publication… Read more “The Destruction Of … More “The Destruction Of Hillary Clinton” Is A Painfully Satisfying Explanation: BUST Review

‘Hillary Clinton Apologized To Obama The Night She Lost Because That’s What Women Do’ for BUST Magazine

Hillary Clinton, the first female major party nominee for POTUS, has apologized many times. She apologized during her campaign, while her shameless, apology-resistant opponent stood on a stage and bragged that he could shoot someone and not lose voters. Read more ‘Hillary Clinton Apologized To Obama The Night She Lost Because That’s What Women Do’ at … More ‘Hillary Clinton Apologized To Obama The Night She Lost Because That’s What Women Do’ for BUST Magazine

‘Intimate Partner Homicide Is An Epidemic Killing Thousands: Why Aren’t We Fighting It At The Source?’ for BUST Magazine

What drove Cedric Anderson to walk into a San Bernardino classroom on Monday and take the life of his estranged wife Karen Elaine Smith, followed by his own, along with that of one of her 8-year-old students, Jonathan Martinez? It wasn’t mental illness. It wasn’t religion. It certainly wasn’t love. It was sexism, pure and … More ‘Intimate Partner Homicide Is An Epidemic Killing Thousands: Why Aren’t We Fighting It At The Source?’ for BUST Magazine

‘Last Night, Rachel Maddow Tried To Tell Us Something Important — People Wanted Her To Stop Talking’ for BUST Magazine

Last night, Rachel Maddow held the attention of the internet with her drawn-out release of two pages of Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return. It soon became apparent that the minimal documents Maddow held were not going to drop any bombshells… Read more ‘Last Night, Rachel Maddow Tried To Tell Us Something Important — People Wanted Her … More ‘Last Night, Rachel Maddow Tried To Tell Us Something Important — People Wanted Her To Stop Talking’ for BUST Magazine