Shocking Gender Inequality in Film
Media criticism / Objectification / Pop-Culture

Shocking Gender Inequality in Film

In light of the record-breaking opening of the female-led action film Hunger Games: Catching Fire this past weekend, the New York Film Academy decided to take a closer look at women in film and what, if any, advancements women are making. After reviewing the data, it is clear that Hollywood remains stuck in its gender bias. via … Continue reading

Equality or GTFO!!!!
Around Boston / Awareness / Boston University / Media criticism

Equality or GTFO!!!!

Tomorrow Night at Boston University: “The Boston University Feminist Collective and Video Game Society invite you to join us for a discussion about the gendered minefield that is the online world. We are fortunate enough to have feminist and media critic, Anita Sarkeesian, join us to facilitate the discussion and speak to her own experiences … Continue reading

Feminism / Media criticism / Pop-Culture / quotes

Have you heard one?

Just an observation: I've never, ever, ever, ever, ever, heard a female voice as the narrator of a movie trailer. — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) September 10, 2011 Neil deGrasse Tyson: “Astrophysicist, Am. Museum of Natural History. Author: Space Chronicles, Pluto Files, Inexplicable Universe [Video], Host: StarTalk Radio http://StarTalkRadio.net“ Continue reading

Down With Cosmo!
Body Image / Feminism / Media criticism / Sex / Uncategorized

Down With Cosmo!

Everyday Feminism published “10 Things Cosmo Doesn’t Teach Women About Great Sex”. Attention readers, Cosmopolitan magazine is not the sex manual! The articles and advice that Cosmo features regarding sex are heteronormative (a world view that promotes heterosexuality as the norm or preferred sexual orientation), sexist, and cissexist (“a cis person is one for whom … Continue reading