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The image of women, feminism and Media Texts

In cinema, we always see that heroes are mostly men. Heroes such as Spiderman, Batman, Capitan American, Superman and so on.

One of the most… 276 more words


Book Review: Into the Lion's Den by Linda Fairstein

You may know of Linda Fairstein from her popular and intriguing Alexander Cooper mystery series. Always interesting, and full of surprises, Fairstein keeps us on our toes when it comes to the genre of who-done-its and legal thrillers. 256 more words

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Each day in Advent I will be celebrating one of the TV heroines of 2016 -as let’s face it, it has been a pretty sucky year, and we could all use some female fictional icons to take our mind off Brexit, Trump, and the general doomsday vibe! 177 more words


Heroes and Heroines

As J gets older, she loves to find out more and more about real people and the things that they have done. I think it is due, in part, to the fact that as kids get older, they truly become more aware about the world around them and learning about people who have made a difference can help shape who they become. 436 more words


Children's Books with Strong Heroines

Not a definitive list, but definitely some favorites from my childhood. 

The Islands of Chaldea by Diana Wynne Jones

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder… 276 more words


In need of some inspiration

Last week was long. I was away from Tallahassee, traveling for work and it was just the week that would not end. In the middle of it, I needed inspiration so I started thinking about my fictional spirit animals; the fictional ladies I want to be when I grow up. 570 more words