The Women of ‘Man of Steel’ and the Toxicity of Hyper-Masculinity
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Films

The Women of ‘Man of Steel’ and the Toxicity of Hyper-Masculinity

I initially thought this would be an annoyingly bro-tastic film with guidance and support strictly coming from the men in Superman’s life. But women play an equal role (although sadly their lives revolve around men), the importance of both femininity and masculinity is stressed and the film attempts to deconstruct hyper-masculinity. Continue reading

International Women’s Day: It’s Time to End Violence Against Women
Feminism

International Women’s Day: It’s Time to End Violence Against Women

Today marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women and their achievements economically, politically and socially. It’s also a call to action to ignite and inspire change. First celebrated in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland in 1911, IWD is now an official holiday in over 25 countries and celebrated with events held around the … Continue reading