Sufjan Stevens Pens Searing Open Letter to Miley Cyrus About Grammar

2013 marks a definitive turning point in history: this year — two millennia and some change after Jesus came along — will be remembered forevermore as the point at which anyone who has ever been slightly famous began to express their negative emotions as open letters loosely pertaining to the popular entertainer… » 10/14/13 3:10pm 10/14/13 3:10pm

Anxiety Has Turned Moms, Would-be Moms, and Non-Moms Into a Bunch of Self-Immolating Harpies

Hey there, lady. Thinking about becoming a mom? Good luck with that. Not only are you about to enter a batshit world of constant judgment, unsolicited advice and mom-on-mom crime (mostly in the form of judgy vibes), but also one filled with impossibly contradictory advice about how to parent, with surprise… » 1/27/13 12:45pm 1/27/13 12:45pm

Female Journalists & Researchers Respond To Haiti PTSD Article

GOOD magazine recently ran a piece written by Mother Jones reporter Mac McClelland in which she details her disturbing experience in Haiti, subsequent PTSD, and her healing process. The crux of her story — that engaging in violent sex helped aid her recovery — is deeply personal, complicated, and unsettling. But so is… » 7/01/11 12:35pm 7/01/11 12:35pm

An Open Letter To Chuck D: What Do You Think Of Flavor Flav Now?

Dear Chuck D, So last night I checked out Flav's new show Under One Roof — the MyNetwork sitcom that can best be described as The Fresh Prince of Bel Air meets a KKK cartoon — and I was wondering if you checked it out. 'Cause if you had, you woulda seen that it's horribly minstrel-y, stupid, sexist, and most offensive… » 4/24/08 3:00pm 4/24/08 3:00pm