Jarrah Hodge


Jarrah Hodge is the founder and editor of gender-focus.com. She has also written for the Huffington Post, Bitch Magazine Blogs, the Vancouver Observer and About-Face. Jarrah has B.A. in Women’s Studies and Sociology from UBC. She’s a fan of politics, Star Trek, musical theatre, and brunch.

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Round-Up: Aug. 19, 2014

A lot of us can’t stop thinking about the ongoing injustice in Ferguson. The Root has a great round-up of articles and tweets that get to ... [ more ]

A lot of us can’t stop thinking about the ongoing injustice in Ferguson. The Root ... [ more ]

A lot of us can’t stop thinking about the ongoing injustice in Ferguson. The Root has a great round-up of articles ... [ more ]

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The Most Powerful Lines in The Giver are Four Words Long

The new movie version of Lois Lowry's The Giver has been criticized for being "just another dystopian teen movie," but it has some powerful ... [ more ]

The new movie version of Lois Lowry's The Giver has been criticized for being ... [ more ]

The new movie version of Lois Lowry's The Giver has been criticized for being "just another dystopian teen movie," ... [ more ]

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Train to “Smile, Bitch” to Humor Street Harassers!

Stand-up comedian Janelle James’ new video advertises training to help ladies to learn to smile non-stop so guys on the street never have to ... [ more ]

Stand-up comedian Janelle James’ new video advertises training to help ladies to learn to ... [ more ]

Stand-up comedian Janelle James’ new video advertises training to help ladies to learn to smile non-stop so guys on ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: Aug. 12, 2014

Justice for Renisha McBride. Anita Little writes at Ms. about Theodore Wafer’s guilty verdict; the unfortunate, victim-blaming AP coverage; the optimism generated by the verdict. Colorlines’ ... [ more ]

Justice for Renisha McBride. Anita Little writes at Ms. about Theodore Wafer’s guilty verdict; the ... [ more ]

Justice for Renisha McBride. Anita Little writes at Ms. about Theodore Wafer’s guilty verdict; the unfortunate, victim-blaming AP coverage; the optimism ... [ more ]

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What 1950s Sci-Fi Movies Can Tell Us About Gender Roles Then and Now

1950s B-films like The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, or The Pod People, might seem to be pure fantasy, ... [ more ]

1950s B-films like The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, ... [ more ]

1950s B-films like The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, or The Pod People, might ... [ more ]

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Joan from Mad Men Highlights the Gender Pay Gap

In this new Funny or Die sketch, Christina Hendricks brings her Mad Men character Joan into today’s workplace, pointing out that while she doesn’t fit ... [ more ]

In this new Funny or Die sketch, Christina Hendricks brings her Mad Men character ... [ more ]

In this new Funny or Die sketch, Christina Hendricks brings her Mad Men character Joan into today’s workplace, pointing out ... [ more ]