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.
Drawing the line between two very different debates on the singer’s “controversial” music video.
The guessing game about Demi Lovato’s sexuality (and everyone’s sexuality, except your own) needs to stop.
Feminism is the nature of this very diverse group: Fuck stereotypes.