Is Feminism Funnier and Less Serious? How Snarky Feminism Is Making Strides
Women and Gender

Is Feminism Funnier and Less Serious? How Snarky Feminism Is Making Strides

Originally published at Fem2pt0. Is feminism becoming funnier and less serious? Is that a blow to women’s rights? Last month, Slate Double X’s Katie Roiphe wonders “if the era of earnest popular feminism is over.” She declares a new era of “Mockery Feminism,” in which feminists use humor to ridicule sexism. Roiphe bolsters her argument … Continue reading

Politics / Reproductive Rights / Women and Gender

Roundup of Feminist Celebs’ Political Videos

  Originally published at Bitch Flicks.   Election Day is tomorrow, people! So I’m going to chat a bit about politics.   Many assume Hollywood is a liberal nirvana (or I guess a hellhole if you’re a Republican). But that’s not exactly true. Not only do films lack gender equality, they often purport sexist tropes. … Continue reading

Films / Race / TV / Women and Gender

Viola Davis Rules the Night: Women, Race & Gender at the 2012 SAG Awards

Originally published at Bitch Flicks. Lately, it seems awards shows vacillate between moments of cringe-inducing sexism and feminist clarity. And the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were no different. Stripped of pomp and circumstance, with no host, the SAG Awards focus strictly on acting in TV and films. As with most media I consume, some parts … Continue reading