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Guest Post: Why I Don’t Like the Phrase “The War on Women”

Written by scATX. Originally published at scATX: Speaker’s Corner in the ATX. Cross-posted with permission. In a chat with Garland Grey that was published at Tiger Beatdown this week, I wrote the following about the phrase “The War on Women”: “I feel that even the idea that intersectionality dilutes our message is false and plays into … Continue reading

Class / Films / LGBTQ / Women and Gender

‘Albert Nobbs’ Explores Constrictions of Class & Gender

Originally published at Bitch Flicks. “You don’t have to be anything but what you are.” Hubert Page (Janet McTeer) tells the titular Albert Nobbs played by Glenn Close. But in a time where women possessed no status, no rights – when your only options were as a wife, servant or prostitute – how could you … Continue reading