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9 Movies New to Netflix this August that Pass the Bechdel Test

If your Netflix binge-watching selection doesn't include two women talking to each other about literally anything other than men, you're very lost and we're here to save you.
Leila Ettachfini
8.1.18
9 to 5

'9 to 5' Is the Feminist Pro-Union Movie We Still Need Today

"9 to 5" is a remarkable tale of women who’d had enough—who unionized in solidarity, and made the necessary changes to improve the lives of workers.
Noa Azulai
7.27.18
You Make Me Wanna

I Was So Gay for Meg From 'Hercules' That It Terrified Me

The most intriguing part of Meg wasn’t her slender waistline or disproportionate breast size—it was her depth, her wit, her bullheaded resistance to being saved, and her willingness to rebuke masculinity.
Jill Gutowitz
7.13.18
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix in July That Pass the Bechdel Test

For when you have more than enough dudes talking at you already.
Leila Ettachfini
7.9.18
Film

What Happens When 40 Women Filmmakers Tell Their Own Stories

Amy Adrion tells Broadly about "Half the Picture," her documentary where filmmakers like Ava DuVernay and Miranda July address the question: Why are so few women hired to direct films?
Sara David
7.3.18
LGBTQ

The 10 Most Bisexual Things You Can Watch on Netflix Right Now

Kick back, relax, and unwind with some A+ bisexual representation.
Kerensa Cadenas
6.29.18
Culture

'Mulan' Was the Most Bisexual Cartoon Ever

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of "Mulan," I revisited the Disney film that taught me you can explore your butch, femme, and queer identities—and save the Emperor of China in the process.
Zing Tsjeng
6.19.18
Film

Miranda Is the Only Redeemable 'Sex and the City' Character

I couldn't help but wonder: Why is everyone on this show so evil?
Sara David
5.25.18
Film

What It's Like to Direct a Film About Your Childhood Sexual Abuse

Filmmaker Jennifer Fox opens up about the decades-long process of writing her story for the highly-anticipated "The Tale."
Kerensa Cadenas
5.22.18
Film

Saudi's First Female Filmmaker on Fighting the World to Find Your Own Voice

Haifaa al-Mansour tackles sexism and the intellectual dismissal of women in her new film about the mother of sci-fi, "Mary Shelley."
Karen Han
5.15.18
Film

'Revenge' Is a Shocking, Visceral, and Cathartic Dive Into Women's Rage

The highly anticipated movie is so graphic that one viewer had to be taken out of a screening in an ambulance. But it's much more than a "rape revenge" story.
Emma Eisenberg
5.8.18
movies

'Duck Butter' Is Full of Queer Sex, But That Doesn't Make It a Queer Film

The new movie starring Alia Shawkat in a 24-hour sexathon with Laia Costa sheds all the familiar tropes of queer movies beyond, of course, same-sex coupling.
Laura Winnick
5.7.18