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promotional photo for octodad, showing octodad in his suit with his wife and two kids

Octodad: Dadliest Catch: Fun to Play and Refreshingly Feminist

It’s officially summer, and for me that means staying indoors to avoid sweat and sunburn. I treated myself to some video games at the ... [ more ]

It’s officially summer, and for me that means staying indoors to avoid sweat and ... [ more ]

It’s officially summer, and for me that means staying indoors to avoid sweat and sunburn. I treated myself to ... [ more ]

Megan Follows as Anne of Green Gables, copyright Sullivan Entertainment

Anne of Green Gables: Excellent Children’s Programming

When I was a kid, in the 1970′s, children’s television was…strange. As more than one person has pointed out many programs from that period–with their talking golden ... [ more ]

When I was a kid, in the 1970′s, children’s television was…strange. As more than ... [ more ]

When I was a kid, in the 1970′s, children’s television was…strange. As more than one person has pointed out many programs ... [ more ]

Top of poster for 1951 movie A Streetcar Named Desire, showing Marlon Brando in a violent embrace with Vivien Leigh

Terry Richardson and #AbuserDynamics

Content Warning: This post features graphic descriptions of sexual violence. In my first year of university, I took an introductory theatre course. Having recently ... [ more ]

Content Warning: This post features graphic descriptions of sexual violence. In my first year ... [ more ]

Content Warning: This post features graphic descriptions of sexual violence. In my first year of university, I took an ... [ more ]

Promo pic of Jenny Slate for Obvious Child

Review: Obvious Child: The Pro-Choice Movie You’ve Waited For

So I saw Obvious Child. Written and Directed by Gillian Robespierre, it has been heralded as “the summer’s most important movie” from some feminists. I’m not sure ... [ more ]

So I saw Obvious Child. Written and Directed by Gillian Robespierre, it has been heralded as “the ... [ more ]

So I saw Obvious Child. Written and Directed by Gillian Robespierre, it has been heralded as “the summer’s most important movie” from ... [ more ]

wonderwoman

Gender, Power and Violence in Fandom

Like many of you, I have been reading the numerous responses to the Isla Vista shootings and the extreme misogynistic statements made by shooter ... [ more ]

Like many of you, I have been reading the numerous responses to the Isla ... [ more ]

Like many of you, I have been reading the numerous responses to the Isla Vista shootings and the extreme ... [ more ]

Equinox, the new 16-year-old Cree superheroine

DC’s Equinox: A Superhero for Tomorrow’s Gurls

by Tigest Mulugere. Originally posted at Flurt. Cross-posted with permission. Very rarely do we get to see young, female superheroes in the highly male ... [ more ]

by Tigest Mulugere. Originally posted at Flurt. Cross-posted with permission. Very rarely do we ... [ more ]

by Tigest Mulugere. Originally posted at Flurt. Cross-posted with permission. Very rarely do we get to see young, female ... [ more ]