Against the Problematic Disposability of Women of Color

Since the election of Donald Trump, we have so often seen racist and sexist actions denounced by liberals as profoundly “un-American.” Yet this rhetoric ignores the pervasive ways in which racism and sexism are fundamentally entangled into the DNA of all American institutions. So often, Read More …

Abortion Story #208: No One Should Have to Go Through It Alone

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following excerpt is the opening of Frannie’s story, who talks about having a lonely experience obtaining abortion, but who is grateful for the compassionate Read More …

Detroit

I loved Kathryn Bigelow’s films long before she received an Oscar: Near Dark, Blue Steel, Point Break, Strange Days, K-19: The Widowmaker. I was not into The Hurt Locker, but she regained my favor with Zero Dark Thirty. Bigelow’s films generally focus on one main Read More …