Comic-Con and American Born Chinese

In honor of Comic-Con this week, we celebrate Gene Yang and his novel American Born Chinese. For a breakdown of sessions at Comic-Con covering race and identity check out Racialicious' schedule guide to the convention. Also check out the site's report on the first-ever Asian American Comic-Con in New York City that happened last … [Read more...]

Body Outlaws: Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image (Live Girls) (Paperback)

  Check out our Body Outlaws book (formerly Adios, Barbie)! Edited by our very own co-founder, Ophi, with handy dandy bodylovin' exercises from Pia, the site'' other co-founder. If you like the blog, you'll love the book! Book Description Pick up a magazine, turn on the TV, and you'll find few women who … [Read more...]

All About Love: New Visions (Paperback)

Readers of bell hooks's fiery and eloquent attacks on racism and sexism might be surprised to see her take on the elusive subject of love, but in her own unique way, hooks beautifully weaves her childhood search for that emotion with society's misuse (and dire need) of it. All About Love takes apart the sentimental and often … [Read more...]