Journalist, playwright, screenwriter, theater critic, arts editor, and novelist Adam Langer was born in Chicago, grew up in West Rogers Park, went to school in Evanston, and spent the early […]
Is satire allowed anymore? We’re living through a period which largely demands literality from art. We want to know where the author stands. Unambiguously, with no shade or contradiction. Satire, […]
Internal strife, unpaid royalties, and the looming possibility of a sale have forced venerable Chicago indie Bloodshot Records to a crossroads.
If you were a young American feminist in the late 90s or early 00s with a penchant for punk and indie rock, there’s a good chance you grew up listening […]
The Restaurant Culture Association seeks to help the notoriously loose hospitality industry combat sexual harassment proactively.
In an era of unprecedented attention to gender violence, Latinx organizers demand CPS address shortcomings.
If you’re a white, rich, male asshole, you can get away with anything.
A jaunt through the 13th Ward reveals a political landscape long gone from the rest of Chicago.
Be prepared to take a serious look at toxic masculinity, led by Ada Cheng.
Folks who’d like to volunteer with the Our Music My Body campaign can attend a free training this weekend in the Loop.
At a #MuteRKelly rally over the weekend, activists who gathered to support sexual violence survivors had an unlikely interaction with the singer’s fans.
The current book obsessions of Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova and activist Mariame Kaba.
Don’t be afraid to be the crazy, difficult bitch in the room.
Just when you thought you’d recovered from the Kavanaugh hearings. . .
“Being a woman is no job for a man” still rings true.