Topic: feminist role models


Princess Leia: My First Feminist Role Model

Princess Leia was another kind of princess altogether: tough, capable, and resourceful. Instead of waiting in a castle somewhere doing needlepoint, she spied for ... [ more ]

Princess Leia was another kind of princess altogether: tough, capable, and resourceful. Instead of ... [ more ]

Princess Leia was another kind of princess altogether: tough, capable, and resourceful. Instead of waiting in a castle somewhere ... [ more ]

Girls Who Talk Back: Why Anne Shirley is My Feminist Role Model

Who on earth knew that a fictional, red-headed orphan from the East Coast would be so inspiring to me, a mixed-race gal growing up ... [ more ]

Who on earth knew that a fictional, red-headed orphan from the East Coast would ... [ more ]

Who on earth knew that a fictional, red-headed orphan from the East Coast would be so inspiring to me, ... [ more ]

Angela Lansbury in Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Angela Lansbury’s School of Feminist Witchcraft

My deep love for the character of Eglantine Price was a reflection of my inner desire to free my own intellect of society’s narrow ... [ more ]

My deep love for the character of Eglantine Price was a reflection of my ... [ more ]

My deep love for the character of Eglantine Price was a reflection of my inner desire to free my ... [ more ]

Captain Janeway

The Lessons Captain Janeway Taught Me

As soon as I saw Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, I knew she was going to be my Captain. She was lost in the ... [ more ]

As soon as I saw Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, I knew she was ... [ more ]

As soon as I saw Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, I knew she was going to be my Captain. ... [ more ]

Coco Chanel: My First Feminist Fallen Hero

Chanel literally gave women room to breathe! She liberated us from the idea that it was more important to have an unnaturally tiny waist ... [ more ]

Chanel literally gave women room to breathe! She liberated us from the idea that ... [ more ]

Chanel literally gave women room to breathe! She liberated us from the idea that it was more important to ... [ 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 ]