Feminism / TV

‘Push Girls’ Premieres Tonight, 6/4 at 10pm

Tonight, 6/4 at at 10pm, Push Girls premieres on the Sundance Channel (or watch on Hulu)! It’s a TV show following 4 female friends in wheelchairs. Wait a series containing women of color, women with disabilities AND focusing on female friendship?? I will so be watching. Continue reading

‘The Hunger Games’ Review in Conversation Part 1: Female Protagonists, Body Image, Disability, Whitewashing, Hunger & Food
Feminism / Films

‘The Hunger Games’ Review in Conversation Part 1: Female Protagonists, Body Image, Disability, Whitewashing, Hunger & Food

As I’ve written before, I love The Hunger Games, both the book and film adaptation. We desperately need more strong female protagonists like Katniss Everdeen on-screen. The riveting young adult series contains many complex social issues. But just because I enjoyed it, doesn’t mean the film didn’t suffer some problems. As we both love talking … Continue reading