Anonymous asked: Thanks for the reply about American Pie. I mean, I like vulgar humor (I'm a George Carlin fan). I just hate feeling like such a downer when I point out how problematic the movies are. The first one especially bothers me when they record Shannon Elizabeth's character getting changed without her consent and it's just treated like a joke. Even my own parents think I'm being...
sardonicsasquatch asked: In response to your post about 50 Shades of Grey, I just thought it was worth noting that it was apparently originally started out as a twilight fan fiction. With a series like twilight as its source of inspiration, I don't think it is all that surprising that it would carry a theme of anti-feminism.
Fifty Shades of Grey
Can any of our Feminist Media followers please tell me, is this mommy-porn novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” really as anti-feminist and utterly disgusting as I’ve read that it is to be? Is it not deemed a “romance” novel but a billionaire man is buying a young college virgin and has a “red room of pain” ?
shesellssea-shells asked: Could someone do a post on the song 'Don't Hate Me Cause I'm Beautiful' by Keri Hilson? thank you!
what-the-frack-is-a-starbuck asked: About your thoughts on Community - I was just wondering, do you dislike it simply because you don't think it's funny or because you see problems in it, when it comes to feminist or racial issues? I ask because even though I like a lot of problematic things (like everything Moffat has ever done), I've watched Community and didn't see anything problematic there. Did I miss...
Anonymous asked: What do you think of the American Pie movies? I recently went to go see American Reunion on a date and everyone says that I'm being uptight when I say I think those movies are really offensive towards a lot of people, especially women.
Anonymous asked: We recently read "There Is No Unmarked Woman" by Deborah Tannen (if you haven't read it, I recommend it) in my AP Lang class, and my teacher, a man, said that he is the only teacher who is able to teach that essay out of all teachers in the English department because he is male.He stated that if any of the women in the English department taught it, they would be labeled as male...
Equal Pay Day
I just wanted to tell all my feminist friends that today is Equal Pay Day! Huffington Post Article on Equal Pay Day and Gender Wage Gap. National Women’s Law Center State by State Wage Gap Map/Chart. Enjoy wearing red today!
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Wear TEAL... →
whoareyoucallingswiss asked: Hey! The thing is that I'm going to have an oral exam next week and I was thinking about talking about the friendzone... though, it's quite complicated. Any ideas about what I could say, or add..? :3