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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Why I’ll Fight the Haters Over Ms. Marvel

I’m waiting to meet up with my friends at the end of the work day today to head to our Local Comic Store (LCS) to pick up (among all the other comics I need to pick up from the last two weeks), the first issue of the new Ms. Marvel written by G. Willow Wilson. Without … Continue reading Why I’ll Fight the Haters Over Ms. Marvel

Book Review: Full Frontal Feminism

Book Title: Full Frontal Feminism Author: Jessica Valenti Published: 2007 Pages: 248 Category: nonfiction: politics, feminism With a month between one semester ending, and the beginning of another, I tried to be very careful in picking out my reading material. I wanted something fun but also informative (though I'm sure with a couple more weeks … Continue reading Book Review: Full Frontal Feminism