LP is an incredible artist and songwriter from New York City now living Los Angeles. With a unique and powerful voice, she has been described as a mix of Jeff Buckley, Florence + The Machine and Janis Joplin, yet her style and sound is all her own. In this interview, LP talks about her influences, the feminist label, and the changing music industry.
Stark, unabashed sex projected on the big screen is a revolutionary concept with massive potential. Repeated in mainstream cinema, this can normalize sex through a bolder, more honest representation of the modern relationship archetype.
A ten-year-old boy figuring out his place in the world, while under the guidance of three magical aliens tasked with protecting Earth? As the series progressed, I realized that what intrigued me more than Steven Universe’s inventive plot was its underlying feminist messages.
When I was a child, my favorite nursery rhyme involved a cat sneaking into someone’s house to kidnap girls.
In a dreary landscape of on-the-nose, faux-feminist “strong female characters,” Marvel’s Jessica Jones is a feminist jewel. The Netflix original series tackles themes of sexual and emotional abuse sensitively while not pulling any punches.
The re-awakening of the Star Wars movies with this December’s release of The Force Awakens has been thrilling for fans. But will there be a re-awakening of the Forces of Social Justice in the portrayal of women and POC in the new movies?
“Your parents always told you that watching too much TV would turn your brain to mush. What if you could tell them that the shows you watched prepared you to be a better feminist?”
With the election season just around the corner, we are all thinking about the kind of person we would want as our next president and leader of our country. To add a fun twist to things, I decided to compile a list of some of our favorite fictional women who, based on their actions and characters, could become great presidents.
Welcome to Tunesday, where we’ll post feminist tunes for you to enjoy every Tuesday.
Hailee Steinfeld’s “Love Myself” at first appears to be a simplistic though revolutionary pop declaration of self-care. However, “Love Myself” is actually about masturbation.