I initially thought this would be an annoyingly bro-tastic film with guidance and support strictly coming from the men in Superman’s life. But women play an equal role (although sadly their lives revolve around men), the importance of both femininity and masculinity is stressed and the film attempts to deconstruct hyper-masculinity.
Help me raise money for the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion (EMA) Fund Triathlon. I’m trying to raise $500 for abortion access and I still have $230 to go.
Help me raise money for the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion (EMA) Fund Triathlon. I’m trying to raise $500 for abortion access and I still have $350 to go!
Counting down from 10 to 1, here are the top 10 most-read posts of 2013 at The Opinioness of the World!
The best part of Gravity? Sandra Bullock’s role offers us a different kind of female film hero. Not all women leads need to kick ass in order to be strong or complex. We need to see the stories of intelligent, quiet, reserved, vulnerable women too.
Happy World Vegetarian Day, Everyone! The non-profit North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) declared October 1st World Vegetarian Day in 1977 as “an annual celebration to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.” I like that! As if this day isn’t awesome enough, it also kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month. Here’s more info from …
Money shouldn’t mandate healthcare. Yet that’s precisely what happens when it comes to abortion. Roughly 1 in 3 women will have an abortion in her lifetime — and not only women have abortions as trans men, genderqueer and non-binary people do too. People in the military don’t have insurance coverage to fund abortions. Last year …
Think gender and racial diversity in film and film criticism is important? If so, please vote for my SXSW Panel!
This post is part of my Favorite Vegan Things theme for Vegan MoFo 2013. My first favorite meal was accidentally a vegan one.
Vegan MoFo is here! Vegan MoFo is here! What is Vegan MoFo, you ask?? Why it’s the Vegan Month of Food of course! Now in its 7th year, Vegan Mofo was created by Post Punk Kitchen and inspired by NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Vegan MoFo is a month dedicated to blogging each day, writing …
It may have been women-centric with two charismatic and funny leads, but with its continual racism, ableism and transphobia, I just couldn’t like it.