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Review: Divergent & Insurgent Movies

As much as I have resisted reading Veronica Roth’s Divergent series, I want everyone to keep in mind that I went into this endeavor solely due to the fact that the second movie, Insurgent, released nationwide this month. 1,017 more words

A bit of delusion about race

In Journey to the centre of the universe, Rebecca Freeman gives an analysis of the conversation following Roxane Gay’s tweet ‘Are there Black people in Australia?’: 527 more words

Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Well, I finished Insurgent, the second installment in the Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth. Last week, Chebk and I both reviewed Divergent (you can read… 997 more words

Writing Diversely: LGBTQAI Characters

Hey, readers! In the second installment of OKPotato’s Guide to Writing Diversely we will be discussing representations of LGBTQAI characters in media. You can find the first part on Character and Culture… 1,566 more words

Divergent: The Sane Review (Diversity and Fallacious World-Building)

As Chebk discussed in her last blog, she and I decided to tackle Veronica Roth’s Divergent  trilogy this month, what with the release of the second movie, Insurgent, starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. 1,412 more words

Q&A: Seeing Myself in Yurikuma Arashi

I’ve often thought about putting some of my ask.fm answers on my blog, either compiling related ones I’ve already answered, or turning longer ones into a single post here. 750 more words


Cheer Up, Sis!

In honor of ‪#‎InternationalWomensDay‬, here are some reasons for feeling optimistic in spite of the continuing presence of that ever-present buzzkill, the patriarchy: (thanks to… 136 more words