Women don’t owe you shit

Entitlement lurks behind sexist corruption and cruelty everywhere, from corporate offices to the Oval Office. The attitude that women are indebted to men perpetuates problems ranging from skewed power dynamics…

Separating art from artist

With actors, entertainers, musicians and other artists under scrutiny for misconduct, addressing the age-old question—should we separate the art from the artist—has become increasingly relevant. From sexual assault to inappropriate…

The Viva Project

“Thank you for supporting the arts” is Portland-based stripper Viva Las Vegas’ signature phrase when collecting patrons’ cash after her performances at Mary’s Club. It’s also the title of a…

America the neutral?

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law on April 10 to take effect January 2019 prohibiting state government agencies from contracting with internet providers that don’t adhere to principles…

Feminist Frida Fest

On March 8, International Women’s Day, more than 180 members of the Portland State community squeezed into La Casa Latina Student Center to celebrate Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907–1954), who…

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