Michelle Toven


Michelle lives in Fargo, ND, where she does normal people things by day and nerdy things by weekend and night. Her interests range from Star Trek, to history, archaeology, languages, fantasy and sci-fi, politics, and cats.

Fuller, Feminister House?

On the surface the show is relatively feminist-friendly - the three adult women at the centre give the show a decidedly 90's Girl Power ... [ more ]

On the surface the show is relatively feminist-friendly - the three adult women at ... [ more ]

On the surface the show is relatively feminist-friendly - the three adult women at the centre give the show ... [ more ]

night sky

GF Reads: The Sky Detective by Azadeh Tabazadeh

In The Sky Detective, renowned scientist Azadeh Tabazadeh tells the story of her early life in Iran in the 1970s and 1980s, including how ... [ more ]

In The Sky Detective, renowned scientist Azadeh Tabazadeh tells the story of her early ... [ more ]

In The Sky Detective, renowned scientist Azadeh Tabazadeh tells the story of her early life in Iran in the ... [ more ]

Trekkie Response to Jennifer Lien’s Arrest Disappoints

Trekkies, we need to have a talk. [ more ]

Trekkies, we need to have a talk. [ more ]

Trekkies, we need to have a talk. [ more ]

University lecture hall filled with students

New Research Examines Lack of Diversity in Poli Sci and What Needs to Change

I only remember having one woman as a professor in all of my political science classes in college. That’s pretty sad, considering it was ... [ more ]

I only remember having one woman as a professor in all of my political ... [ more ]

I only remember having one woman as a professor in all of my political science classes in college. That’s ... [ more ]

Mardaani Busts Bollywood Gender Stereotypes

Mardaani could have been better, but hopefully its success will inspire the creation of other woman-centred movies and balance the representation of women in ... [ more ]

Mardaani could have been better, but hopefully its success will inspire the creation of ... [ more ]

Mardaani could have been better, but hopefully its success will inspire the creation of other woman-centred movies and balance ... [ more ]

Alanna: The Woman Who Rides Like a Man

My greatest desire as a kid was to live in a fantasy world where I could ride around on a horse, swing a sword, ... [ more ]

My greatest desire as a kid was to live in a fantasy world where ... [ more ]

My greatest desire as a kid was to live in a fantasy world where I could ride around on ... [ more ]