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The Establishment’s Top 20 Reads Of 2016

“Our culture treats women’s bodies as if they only have worth when they are serving someone other than themselves: men’s gaze, commercialism, the concepts of sexual innocence or ‘purity’ that uphold religious ideas. When a woman’s choice comes into it, that’s when it’s a problem. Only then. That is when she is devalued.” Read more

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This Pie Is Better Than The Birth Of My Child

People say that the birth of your child is extraordinary, and that you’ll never know love like the kind you experience after you’ve had a child of your own. This is true. But it’s nothing compared to this pie I just made. I know what you’re thinking: Is it a sweet or savory pie? The answer Read more

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The Conviction of Dylann Roof Represents The Very Least We Can Do

Today, on December 15, Dylann Roof has been found guilty of all 33 charges against him — including nine charges against him for murder — for the June 17, 2015 shooting rampage at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that left a nation horrified and Black America traumatized. There is now some small closure for the families of Cynthia Marie Read more

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Kanye West Meeting With Trump Is The Least Of Our Problems

Listen. I’ve long relegated Kanye West to the “funny, weird cousin” position in my life, so witnessing him pop out of a mental health sabbatical to meet with Trump was absolutely hilarious to me, and I mean that in the worst way possible. What did they talk about? Kanye says “life,” so I can safely Read more