Thinking about Women in the Public Eye and Saying the word “Feminism”

I’ve been thinking a lot about what we expect of the people who we’ve chosen as role models. When Shailene Woodley recently said she was not a feminist, many in the feminist blogosphere were upset. Was I saddened? Yes. But I wasn’t exactly surprised. Shay is after all, a 23 year-old actress. Her focus is … Continue reading Thinking about Women in the Public Eye and Saying the word “Feminism”

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TV Tuesday – Doctor Who

I have some exciting news about a new endeavour I'm taking on. A few weeks ago on Twitter I responded to a post inquiring about interest in a feminist blog about Doctor Who, intrigued I volunteered to be one of the writers for this new feminist space. Today I have posted my first blog on … Continue reading TV Tuesday – Doctor Who

Friday Reads: The Name of The Star

Title: The Name of the Star Author: Maureen Johnson Published: 2011 Pages: 372 Category: Fiction: Young Adult The Name of the Star is a bit of a departure for Maureen Johnson. While Maureen consistently writes about awesome, independent, intelligent teens, they usually don't have to solve a murder. And there usually aren't paranormal elements involved. … Continue reading Friday Reads: The Name of The Star