In ‘Game of Thrones’ the Mother of Dragons Is Taking Down the Patriarchy
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / TV

In ‘Game of Thrones’ the Mother of Dragons Is Taking Down the Patriarchy

While many women orchestrate machinations behind the scenes, no woman is openly a leader, boldly challenging patriarchy to rule. Except for one. Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen. Continue reading

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The Opinioness Talks Feminism and Veganism in ‘Ms. Magazine’ Interview!
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Food & Gender / Veganism

The Opinioness Talks Feminism and Veganism in ‘Ms. Magazine’ Interview!

Exciting news!! The awesome Avital Norman Nathman interviewed me for Ms. Magazine’s blog in an article”The Femisphere: Foodies and Food Politics,” profiling feminist food bloggers. Huzzah!! Continue reading

‘Middle of Nowhere’: A Complicated, Transformational & Feminist Love Story
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Films

‘Middle of Nowhere’: A Complicated, Transformational & Feminist Love Story

Originally published at Bitch Flicks as part of Women and Color in Film and TV Week. I often talk about how I want to see more female-fronted films, created by female filmmakers, including women of color on-screen and behind the camera. I want complex, strong, intelligent, resilient, vulnerable, flawed women characters. I want more realistic … Continue reading

‘Yelling to the Sky’: Gender, Race and a Girl Struggling to Survive Her Chaotic Homelife
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Films

‘Yelling to the Sky’: Gender, Race and a Girl Struggling to Survive Her Chaotic Homelife

Originally published at Bitch Flicks as part of Women of Color in Film and TV Week. Yelling to the Sky struck a visceral chord with me. I related to it in a way I often don’t with films. I’m not a biracial woman growing up impoverished, who turns to selling drugs as a means of … Continue reading