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In Which Maddie is Surprised by a Film

While watching a movie, I find it immensely difficult to initially evaluate anything about it other than how feminist it is. School and the Internet have slowly taught me to be hypersensitive about how mass media represents certain types of people. 423 more words

Miscellaneous Musings

Frightened of Ebola?

On the ABC’s Q&A program last night, one of the viewers tweeted ‘there is no oil in ebola’. At this time the panel was debating why Australia wasn’t sending over teams of doctors and nurses to help West Africa cope with ebola. 424 more words

Politics

10 Ways That 80's and 90's Television had Better Female Representation

Been awhile, I know *sheepish grin*, but I had an exciting summer and am back now and getting my writing groove on once more. In fact, just published another Buzzfeed article, which, as the title suggests, lists ways in which 80’s and 90’s television did a better job of representing women than what is found on TV today. 20 more words

How to Get Away With Murder Is Everything "That" New York Times Review Said It Is

Like everyone else on the internet, I heard about the New York Times review of the first episode of How to Get Away With Murder… 715 more words

Feminism

Nobody is Bound to a Wheelchair

In the aftermath of the Kanye West, wheelchair-related headlines, check out this great, pithy piece: Dear Media, Nobody is Bound to a Wheelchair!

Embodiment

The Influence of a Nearly-Naked Woman

At the end of August for the past three years, I’ve attended the infamous Fan Expo at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre. For those who don’t know, Fan Expo is an event filled with elaborate costumes and eccentric individuals indulging themselves in anything and everything revolving around nerd and geek culture. 1,364 more words

Fan Expo