Feminism / Films

‘Girl in Progress:’ Female-Centric Film Tackles Strained Mother-Daughter Relationships, Single Motherhood & Navigating Adolescence

Originally published at Bitch Flicks. When I was growing up, I never felt like a child. With her continuous string of bad boyfriends, I always felt like I was the one taking care of my single mother and myself. I couldn’t wait to leave home and start a new life. So I can relate to … Continue reading


All the Single Ladies vs. Putting a Ring On It: The Supposed War Between Single Women & Mothers

My mother, who lives in Florida, faces a daily barrage of questions from her friends regarding my marital status.  They want to know when I’m going to settle down, get married and have children.  Apparently to them, as a single woman in her early 30s, I’ve been relegated to the role of eccentric spinster. As … Continue reading