MTV’s “Faking It” might become the first socially conscious teen comedy to positively discuss issues of sexuality and identity that it revolves around, but it hasn’t done that yet.
In honor of the “Rupaul’s Drag Race” Season Six finale coming up this Monday, May 19, a celebration of everything that Rupaul and the “Drag Race” brand have done for the LGBT community and American pop culture at large is in immediate order.
Marilyn Monroe and Reese Witherspoon took on roles that played to their strengths, and in the process created well defined characters with lasting favorable perceptions. The role of Amber in The Other Woman was not as memorable as similar archetypal roles and does not leave a positive lasting effect.
Feminists are asking for equal pay for equal work, not for more pay than their male counterparts. They are asking for legal control of their bodies and the ability to challenge ideas regarding rape and domestic violence. They are asking for equality for all women, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality or socio-economic status–not at the expense of men, but with the help of men.
Orange is the New Black: A show about women, by other women, veering away from type-casted characters and racial stereotypes, with a douse of lesbianism sprinkled on top? Revolutionary.
A girl is walking away from a stranger’s weird approach, so you start calling to her “mmm yeah” as a reference to her body? Sorry if I’m not swooning.
At the end of the day, what David did wasn’t artistic, wasn’t funny and certainly wasn’t entertaining. A little deeper digging should take place to find out what the facts are behind the case, and his employers like Vice should drop him like a bad habit. In a world full of horrible people, David Choe is one of them.
If you’re not watching “My Mad Fat Diary,” you should be. The show handles its difficult subjects with surprising delicacy and painful honesty, but the most extraordinary part of the show is that Rae, the main character, is obviously, unapologetically fat.
Thanks to the newest Snickers advertisement, we can now include them in the myriad of companies who do not have the slightest clue how to market their products to women.
As copies of Kurt Cobain’s suicide letter pass through the generations, many tend to feel a sympathetic pull to the black and white words, inked in the lyrical pain and flowing empathy so characteristic of Cobain’s writing. A lesser known side of him, however, is that he thought of himself as a feminist.