Jessica Critcher


Jessica has a B.A. in English from the University of Hawaiʻi and currently lives in Alameda, California. She reviews videogames for Hardcore Droid, and is currently querying her debut novel. Her hobbies include playing RPG’s like Mass Effect, strumming the ukulele, and throwing jabs at her local boxing club.


Trans People Just Want to Pee

North Carolina's HB 2 and other similar laws aren't just about restrooms. They're about the right of trans individuals to exist in peace. ... [ more ]

North Carolina's HB 2 and other similar laws aren't just about restrooms. They're ... [ more ]

North Carolina's HB 2 and other similar laws aren't just about restrooms. They're about the right of trans ... [ more ]

Care Bear Stare

In Defence of ‘Political Correctness’ and ‘Being Offended”

Hey, have you heard? A man has a groundbreaking new opinion that, “Sadly, political correctness afflicts much of the world; in particular the Western world.” In ... [ more ]

Hey, have you heard? A man has a groundbreaking new opinion that, “Sadly, political correctness afflicts ... [ more ]

Hey, have you heard? A man has a groundbreaking new opinion that, “Sadly, political correctness afflicts much of the world; in ... [ more ]

Giving Better Presents to Other People’s Children

I would like to offer a few strategies I’ve picked up for buying gifts that de-emphasize gender difference – specifically gifts for other people’s ... [ more ]

I would like to offer a few strategies I’ve picked up for buying gifts ... [ more ]

I would like to offer a few strategies I’ve picked up for buying gifts that de-emphasize gender difference – ... [ more ]

Old copy of the Book of Mormon open to title page

The Mormon Church Has Out-Mormoned Itself

I left the Mormon church in 2005. I unapologetically refer to it as a cult, and not a single Sunday goes by that I ... [ more ]

I left the Mormon church in 2005. I unapologetically refer to it as a ... [ more ]

I left the Mormon church in 2005. I unapologetically refer to it as a cult, and not a single ... [ more ]

Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron Mad Max publicity shot

Who Killed the World? – The Complicated Feminism of Mad Max: Fury Road

Thank you, MRAs, for exposing me to Mad Max: Fury Road, a fantastic film that spoke to me on such a visceral level. This ... [ more ]

Thank you, MRAs, for exposing me to Mad Max: Fury Road, a fantastic film ... [ more ]

Thank you, MRAs, for exposing me to Mad Max: Fury Road, a fantastic film that spoke to me on ... [ more ]

The Spice Girls Were My Riot Grrrl Lite

As a kid in the 90s, anything related to the Spice Girls was pure bliss. The fact that boys and adults didn’t really seem ... [ more ]

As a kid in the 90s, anything related to the Spice Girls was pure ... [ more ]

As a kid in the 90s, anything related to the Spice Girls was pure bliss. The fact that boys ... [ more ]