Tagged with feminism

Why Women Are Vanishing From Blockbuster Movies

Why Women Are Vanishing From Blockbuster Movies “Not all heroines are sexualised, though. Some are just pathetic, and to be honest I can’t work out what is more depressing. For example, Lois Lane in Man of Steel is a confident, intelligent journalist. Who falls in love with Superman after approximately two conversations. “ Advertisements

“12-Year-Old Girl Kicked Off Football Team Because Boys Had ‘Impure Thoughts’ About Her”

“12-Year-Old Girl Kicked Off Football Team Because Boys Had ‘Impure Thoughts’ About Her” Holyshitwhydoesthisstuffkeephappening?! As I and many other writers have addressed, if we’re ever going to combat rape culture and the policing of female sexuality, we have to teach young men and women that they are responsible for their own sexual urges and desires. … Continue reading

Ugh…Really Serena? and other WTFs

So Serena Williams was recently the subject of a Rolling Stone profile written by Stephen Rodrick. She was interviewed a few months ago for the piece, during which she said commented on the Steubenville rape (CONTENT ALERT: REALLY STUPID COMMENT AHEAD): “Do you think it was fair, what they got? They did something stupid, but I don’t … Continue reading

Is it unfair to force men to support their children?

Is it unfair to force men to support their children? “In what’s actually a pretty reasonable and thoughtful piece, one woman says yes: That abortion rights given women an out from being parents, and we shouldn’t tell men that having sex means taking on the responsibility to have a child…”