The reality of mortality. A no-holds-barred look at history. The urgency of reckoning with race. And, of course, a complicated scandal. This week’s picks take on hard truths—and tell them well.
When TV comedies like Shrill tackle abortion, they do away with the drama.
“Our women weren’t playing against Thailand. They were playing against the patriarchy. That’s what this game was really about.”
“Paris is Burning,” “Big Little Lies” and “Jessica Jones” are all making a comeback—and you won’t want to miss them.
Feminists working on- and off-screen in Hollywood celebrated Netflix’s female stars and show-runners Sunday at their third annual Rebels & Rulebreakers event at Raleigh Studios Sunday.
This week’s picks touch on the importance of representation, the urgency of peaceful politics and the haven of safe spaces.
The Netflix series “She’s Gotta Have It” broadens the narrative of the 1986 film by Lee of the same name. Radha Blank, one of the show’s writers and producers, helped steer that expansion.
The titular character in “Fleabag” is ready to confront her past and open up in Season 2. “Ask For Jane” is forcing our country to do the same.
While “Tuca & Bertie” and “Poms” celebrate the joy of female friendship, “The Silence of Others” reminds us why we have to resist forgetting the tough stuff.
“Gentleman Jack,” “J.T. LeRoy” and “Be Natural” uncover the true stories of women who broke down the gender binary and defied societal expectations in order to live their full authentic, creative lives.