All hail The Butch. The Instagram project @ButchCamp is archiving the history of the butch identity in all of its power and campness, From KD Lang to Fran Lebowitz to Xena Warrior Princess to Katharine Hepburn, and a ton of other badasses. By Sophia Larigakis.
Simone Weil was a French philosopher, Christian mystic, and political activist. Today, not many people know about her—could this have something to do with the historic erasure of female intellectuals? Since today is Weil’s birthday, Kristen Cochrane highlights why she’s worth remembering.