The “New” Muslim Woman: A Fashionista and a Suspect

By Shenila Khoja-Moolji From the notorious Pepsi commercial and H&M’s video promoting their recycling project, to the cover of Vogue …

The Star Wars Prequels are the Most Politically Relevant Thing in the Trump Era

In December 2015, with primary season about to begin, all eyes were on Donald Trump’s rise. That same month, Star …

Orphan Black Season Five, “Clutch of Greed”: Letting Go, Holding On

By Everett Hamner This is the second in a series of episode-by-episode reflections on Orphan Black season 5 (see the …

Our Bodies, Our Sons: A Complicated Moroccan Parental Connection

By Lisa DiCarlo I adopted two Moroccan boys, now two and five years old. In the month-long gap between Mothers’ …

Proof

By Jan Edwards Hemming It is my first Pride, and I’m nervous. I pull my hair back and wear a paisley-patterned …

Pornography and the Persistence of the Forbidden

By Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee Pornography is a modern, technological form of sexual voyeurism. The phenomenon of voyeurism itself dates back …

Orphan Black Season Five, “The Few Who Dare”: Penetration, Selection, Sacrifice, Monsters

By Everett Hamner As promised in my earlier LARB article, this is the first in a series of episode-by-episode reflections …