Does Uhura’s Empowerment Negate Sexism in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’?
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Films

Does Uhura’s Empowerment Negate Sexism in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’?

Yes, Uhura rocks. And yes, she asserts her agency. But no matter how opinionated, smart and fabulous she is, the gains made by Uhura begin to erode when you factor in the incessant sexism swarming around. Continue reading

Nothing Can Save ‘The Walking Dead’s Sexist Woman Problem
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / TV

Nothing Can Save ‘The Walking Dead’s Sexist Woman Problem

Looking at Season 3 of ‘The Walking Dead,’ is there less sexism than last season’s appalling anti-abortion storyline with Lori’s pregnancy? Did the addition of badass Michonne change the gender dynamics? Continue reading