Why I’m Torn About One Billion Rising
Feminism

Why I’m Torn About One Billion Rising

As a domestic violence survivor, I’m torn about One Billion Rising. Founded by playwright and activist Eve Ensler, it’s a global campaign for people to come together and dance, to “call for an end to violence” against women. I appreciate media and events raising gender violence awareness. But there are fundamental societal problems One Billion Rising simply doesn’t address that it should. Continue reading

Happy Galentine’s Day! Why It’s So Important to See Ladies Celebrating Ladies
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / TV

Happy Galentine’s Day! Why It’s So Important to See Ladies Celebrating Ladies

Hey, ladies! It’s that time of year…Happy Galentine’s Day!! If you’re a fan of ‘Parks and Rec’ then you know all about the holiday commemorating female camaraderie…and waffles! Here’s why it’s important to see female friendship in media. Continue reading

2013 Athena Film Festival: Films on Women & Leadership
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Films

2013 Athena Film Festival: Films on Women & Leadership

Excerpts of this post originally published at Bitch Flicks. I’m super excited by the 3rd annual Athena Film Festival! I’ve attended each year (you know The Opinioness loves feminist films!) watching fearless and inspirational women on-screen and listening to brave and bold filmmakers. The festival features narrative films, documentaries, short films along with panels and … Continue reading