Samhita Mukhopadhyay
Samhita Mukhopadhyay

Samhita Mukhopadhyay is the Senior Editorial Director of Culture and Identities at Mic. She is the former Executive Editor of award-winning blog Feministing.com and the author of Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, The Guardian, NY Magazine, Medium, Talking Points Memo and Jezebel.

Sept. 22, 2017

Casual sex vs. a serious relationship: What if you don’t want either?

Feminist dilemma: Young women today are settling down later than ever before, but that can make dating complicated.

Sept. 18, 2017

The first Emmys of the Trump era showed a diverse America. But did it go far enough?

Sunday night's ceremony was filled with historic firsts, a diverse crop of winners and no shortage of insults aimed at Donald Trump.
Sept. 7, 2017

Burning Man wants to disrupt the world. But the gender dynamics are very familiar.

The Nevada arts festival can be incredible, innovative and enriching — but it can also peddle some of the worst gender and race dynamics.
Aug. 11, 2017

Kamala Harris and the successful woman of color trap

How do we make fair critiques of women of color in politics in a country already hellbent on tearing them down?
July 27, 2017

Rick Ross won’t sign women rappers because he’s afraid he’ll sleep with them. That’s a problem.

He's trying to be funny, but this is not an uncommon attitude about women in the rap industry.
June 9, 2017

3 key takeaways from day 4 of the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Day 4 presents perhaps the most damning evidence to date.

April 22, 2017

Kendrick Lamar's mom just reviewed 'DAMN.' in one perfect text message

This is what happens when parents learn emojis.
April 20, 2017

 Don't celebrate just yet — here's why O'Reilly's firing is not a victory for all women [OPINION] 

O'Reilly had a long career of harassing women on and off-air.
Sept. 10, 2016

Islamophobia in America is worse on 9/11/2016 than it was on 9/11/2001

Driven by fear, we lost our humanity.
Aug. 19, 2016

Rebecca Traister's 'All the Single Ladies' is the perfect love letter to your bestie

"The love between women is so threatening it must be burned" is a dramatic, but relatable, sentiment.
May 10, 2016

One Tweet Perfectly Explains the Sexist Double Standard Every Feminist Faces

Great job, guys.

April 27, 2016

This College Just Dealt With Rape in the Worst Way Possible

"She was raped last night."
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April 13, 2016

Will This Strategy Finally Put an End to Sexual Assault on US College Campuses?

Behind the new way of thinking about one of the country's biggest problems.