Bitch and the End of Independent Feminist Media

A newsstand full of magazines that aren’t BITCH (like all newsstands soon will be).
A whole lot of magazines that aren’t BITCH. (We have weird image use requirements.) Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash

Last night, like just about everyone I know, I received an email telling me that Bitch Media — an independent feminist publication that had been running for a solid quarter-century, the first feminist magazine I read and one of the first I ever…

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Advantages of Menstruation for Women

The Role of Jewish Mothers in the Start Up Nation

The Pregnancy Scare: A Comedic, Yet Horrific Phenomenon

Women Who Reign: Mariela Ceja

Women Are Being Jailed for Miscarriages

Young woman grabbing “jail bars” with her head between 2 bars

Feminism: the reason behind the name

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

More from Medium

Can a White Woman write about “Trap Feminist Theology”?

The Arrest of a Texas Woman over Abortion is only the Beginning

We Need Less Highly-Photoshopped Campaigns Like the One of Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS

More Police Would Not Have Stopped The Tragedy in Brooklyn — Here’s Why