Jude Ellison Sady Doyle is an In These Times contributing writer. They are the author of Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear… and Why (Melville House, 2016) and was the founder of the blog Tiger Beatdown. You can follow them on Twitter at @sadydoyle.

Doyle, who graduated from Eugene Lang College in 2005, has been writing about feminism, culture and media since 2008 at Tiger Beatdown and in articles for Salon, Bitch, Rookie, The Atlantic, Global Comment, The Guardian‘s Comment Is Free and The American Prospect, among other places. She’s the winner of the first Women’s Media Center Social Media Award. She’s interested in women in pop culture, women creating pop culture, reproductive rights, and women’s relationship to the Internet and the Left.

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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 12: Ding, Dong, the Snitch Is Dead
Homeland's writers kill a major character—and it's actually pretty touching. Go figure.
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An Anonymous Judge and Jury
For digital vigilantes, accused rapists are guilty until proven innocent.
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Double, Double, Race and Gender Trouble
American Horror Story: Coven sets out to explore race, but doesn't get past white guilt.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 11: Where’s Fara?
At the expense of more interesting (and diverse) characters, Homeland gives us another hour of Brody.
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In Defense of Peeta Mellark
Teen girls have unruly, selfish desires, and that's OK.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 10: Hook, Line and Sinker
We fell for the previews' implication that this episode would be Brody's last. No such luck.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 9: Bye Bye Brody
Brody returns just long enough for some furniture destruction and a training montage.
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We Don’t Have to Love Doris Lessing, But We Should Admire Her
After her death, critics have paid more attention to Lessing's personality than her prose.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 8: Cruel, But No Longer Unusual
Homeland's insistence on torturing Carrie has become routine to the point of hilarity.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 7: Trauma Queens
For once, Carrie isn't the only character on Homeland undergoing emotional anguish.
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The Ethics of Mob Justice
A 'Boston bombing victim' Halloween costume brought out the Internet's pitchforks.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 6: Journey to the Center of Saul’s Man-Pain
Homeland puts Saul’s midlife crisis over the welfare (and sanity) of its female characters.
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Orange Is the New Black Roundtable, Part 4: Blackface, Larry and Other Things That Make Us Go ‘Ugh’
Our experts on Julianne Hough's Halloween costume and the surprises and disappointments of OINTB's second half.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 5: Daddy Issues Strike Again
Dana's dating another killer? Stop us if you've heard this one before.
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A Case for Couch Potato Feminism
An art exhibit meant to provoke face-to-face feminist dialogue disappoints.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 4: Twist and Shout
The reason behind Saul's reprehensible behavior is revealed ... to make no sense whatsoever.
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Serious Heterosexual Guys, Make Way for Munro
Alice Munro’s Nobel victory signifies a changing view of literature.
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Orange Is the New Black, Season 1 Finale: No More Ms. Nice Blonde Lady
The show we didn't see coming socks us in the teeth.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 3 Recap: Way Down in the Hole (Again)
Brody has bad luck with foreign countries and holes.
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Gravity: A Giant Leap for Film, and a Step for Womankind
The film currently blowing up box offices is, essentially, a one-woman show.
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Orange Is the New Black, Episode 11: Toys for Tots
Everyone in Litchfield just keeps making the same mistakes.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 2 Recap: The Girls Must Be Crazy
Dana and Carrie’s families try to silence them 'for their own good.'
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Orange Is the New Black, Episode 11: Misery Loves Company
Surprise! No one in Litchfield can deal with pain in a healthy way.
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Homeland, Season 3, Episode 1 Recap: The Cheese Stands Alone
After a rocky second season, Homeland’s compelling season opener leaves Carrie fending for herself.
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The Joy of Hate-Watching ‘Atlas Shrugged’
A Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the trilogy's final installment is just the icing on the cake.
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Orange Is The New Black, Episode 10: There’s No Place Like ‘Bora Bora Bora’
The fantasy that keeps us going.
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Tech Bros Are Losing
The tech industry's golden children can't get away with bigotry.
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Orange Is The New Black, Episode 9: The Road To Hell
Piper braves the horrors of solitary confinement while Alex stares down her Pennsatucky past.
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Orange Is the New Black, Episode 8: Trapped in the Dryer
Pennsatucky traps Alex in a dryer. Complex emotional growth ensues.
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12 Nameless, Witless Women We Shall Miss
Goodbye, The Newsroom. Goodbye, The Newsroom’s rotating cast of yelled-at female characters.
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Jonathan Lethem’s New Muse
A failed socialist utopia in Queens stands in for the disarray of American progressivism.
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Orange Is the New Black, Episode 7: The Larry Problem
In which we finally bring ourselves to confront OITNB's least likable character.
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Sorkin’s Binders Full of (Incompetent) Women
The Newsroom relives Election Night 2012, minus the boring political stuff.
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Orange Is the New Black Roundtable, Part 3: The Final Word on OITNB (Oh, and Larry)
Does OITNB challenge the prison-industrial complex?
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Orange Is the New Black Roundtable, Part 2: On Religion, Aging, Rape and Race
Does OINTB do its diverse characters justice?
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Orange Is the New Black Roundtable, Part 1: Why, Despite Ourselves, We’re Watching
Our panel of experts on how they got sucked into OITNB, and whether the show gets race right.
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Orange Is the New Black, Episode 6: Democracy Fail
In the end, the guards run the show.
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Hole-y Plotlines, Sorkin!
Increasingly implausible pitfalls sideline what could have been The Newsroom's most compelling story.
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Hell Hath No Fury Like a Comedy Guy Criticized By a Woman
A writer on the thoroughly feminist 'Parks and Recreation' pens some profoundly misogynist garbage.
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Dystopia, for the ‘Lulz’
In MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood explores fundamental questions and mutant pigs.
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Orange is the New Black, Episode 5: Chasing That Chicken
The Litchfield women chase after a legendary chicken, while Daya and Aleida fail to understand one another
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Moderate to the Bone
In The Newsroom's universe, the Left is just as deserving of Will MacAvoy's righteous scorn as the Right.
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Class Wars in Space
Elysium tackles the important issues of our time with the subtlety of an evil robot with a sledgehammer.
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Orange Is the New Black, Episode 4: Prison Isn’t a Pause Button
Piper's old life recedes, and a much richer world emerges.
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Attack of the Tweeting Women
In Episode 5, Sorkin tackles topics (feminism, the Internet) that The Newsroom should never, ever touch.
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Orange Is the New Black, Episode 3: Trans Women and Mentally Ill Cartoons
In OITNB's most-talked-about episode, Sophia Burset explodes transgender stereotypes, and Crazy Eyes gets thrown under the bus.
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P.J. Harvey Gets Unmistakably Political
Harvey's new track pays homage to Shaker Aamer, who has spent 13 years in Guantanamo.
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Why Hillary Terrifies the GOP
Good old-fashioned misogyny just doesn't play the way it used to.
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