Each show ended to a standing ovation and cheers from the crowd.
“My working definition of feminism is working to empower women, and working to empower women also means empowering everybody.”
Three women stand in front of Royce Hall, their eyes blindfolded and their mouths taped shut. They hold out their arms, markers in hand.
The Mask You Live In focuses on the culture of toxic masculinity that surrounds boys and young men in America today. The documentary explores the relationship toxic masculinity has with violence, repressed emotions, and mental health.
Pitching for the Chattanooga Lookouts, Jackie Mitchell struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig one after the other.
By telling accounts of their assault and their recovery, these survivors create the possibility of educating others, as well as the possibility of recovery for those who have not, cannot, or do not yet feel ready to claim their stories.
“I’m a feminist because nothing else makes sense.”
Note: none of these films are guaranteed to be unproblematic—this is simply a list of films that pass the Bechdel test that someone at FEM loves.
“The Abominable Bride” features a fun scene regarding Sherlock’s ever-mysterious sexuality.
The socks featured a pair of women facing away from the viewer, arms around each other, both wearing red thong bikinis. “Always use the buddy system” proclaims the caption.