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Reading Romance as a Political Act

A week after the Women’s March, I saw a lot of my American friends looking for means to balance their righteous anger with crucial...

Hire Us, Pay Us, Support Us: On The Need For Diverse...

I’ve been blogging about books and the various pop culture itches that need scratching pretty consistently for close to six and a half years....

Review: “Sex Object” by Jessica Valenti

"Who would I be if I didn't live in a world that hated women?" That’s the question posed by Feministing founder and Guardian columnist Jessica...

Renee Zellweger’s Face and the Importance of Women Critics

If you google “Renee Zellweger lemon”, you’ll get over 259,000 results. The meme, mocking the Oscar winning actress’s smile as being the result of sucking...

Stop Asking “Is It Feminist?”

While I haven't seen Mad Max: Fury Road, I have been following the various non-spoiler discussions worth great interest. It's rare that one film...

Sansa Stark (and All the Women of GoT) Deserve Better

SPOILERS FOR THE LATEST GAME OF THRONES EPISODE HEREIN. In the past, the showrunners of Game of Thrones have stated that Sansa is one of...

Blog Tour: Fat Girl Walking by Brittany Gibbons

I'm fat. I don't make any secret of this on social media, much like my raging non-straight sexuality or my feminism. I post selfies...

In Defence Of Cinderella

As Disney continue their plundering of nostalgia with live-action remakes of some of their classic titles, with Maleficent a box office smash and films...

I’m So Sick of “Historically Accurate Rape”.

Content Warning: This post discusses rape and sexual assault, particularly against women, and spoilers for both Outlander and Games of Thrones. Approach with caution. Most...

Review: “Bad Feminist: Essays” by Roxane Gay

Gay’s essays published online have received great acclaim for their incisive commentary on everything from film to politics, and now they have been compiled...