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

When Life Hands You Lululemon [Write a Rant on Your Feminist Blog]
Body Image / Pop-Culture / Shop

When Life Hands You Lululemon [Write a Rant on Your Feminist Blog]

I’m angry. I’m sure you’ve heard about the scandal involving Lululemon Athletica, an extremely popular yoga-inspired, athletic wear retailer. Last Spring, Lululemon had produced a batch of their supposedly magical, pricey yoga pants that were overly sheer and therefore exposing the bums of a select group of customers who were unlucky enough to buy pants … 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

Janelle Monáe – “My Message is to Rebel Against Sexism”
Around Boston / Pop-Culture

Janelle Monáe – “My Message is to Rebel Against Sexism”

Janelle Monáe the R&B and soul musician, composer and recorder producer is performing tonight (Wednesday October 16th) at the House of Blues here in Boston. Tickets still available Here. An advocate of female empowerment, Monáe talks in this interview about her message: Songs Include: Tightrope (ft. Big Boi), Prime Time (ft. Miguel) Dance Apocalyptic, Q.U.E.E.N … Continue reading