orange is the new black, piper, pop culture, herizonsOrange is the New Standard
Maureen Medved

Orange Is the New Black has such an intriguing and potentially fallacious premise that I was terrified at first to
watch it. We know our incarcerated hero, Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), will get out. Write a book. Avoid
recidivism. Acquire a deal for a TV adaptation. Still, surprisingly, we suspend prolepsis. We worry


anti-feminist women, against feminismPussies Against Feminism
Lyn Cockburn

They’re mostly well-educated, young and female, and they want us to know that they don’t need feminism.


joanna chiuThe Spread of Conservatism
Joanna Chiu

A few months ago, I quit my newspaper job and spent the summer backpacking around Europe. As I traversed the continent, taking in its grand architecture, crystal-clear coastlines and delicious fresh food, there were constant reminders that my race and gender cast me as a second-class tourist.


Evelyn C. WhiteReach for the Moon
Evelyn C. White

Winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Blue is the Warmest Color has been hailed for its bold exploration of a youthful lesbian romance. Cannes jury president Steven Spielberg declared the movie “magnificent ” and added, “I’m glad someone had the courage to tell this