superstore

The Diversity in Superstore and One Day at a Time

I love drama. Give me deep, mind warping intricate storytelling that stirs every feeling in the human catalog of emotions and I’m all over it.

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Wentworth

Wentworth: Australia’s Take on Women in Prison

Chances are, if you are a living, breathing person you’ve watched — or at least heard of — Orange is the New Black, America’s hit

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Masters of Sex: The Feminist Show Nobody Watched

I was really late coming to Masters of Sex. I only watched the show recently but when I finally got around to it, I was

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manchester by the sea

“Manchester by the Sea” is a Portrait of Male Grief

* Moderate spoilers ahead * Casey Affleck put it best when he said on Saturday Night Live that his new movie is great, but “just

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chyna

Rob and Chyna: How Abusive Relationships are Used to Sell TV

Recently, Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian split in a very public, nail-biting mess. There were tears (a proliferation of the “loudly crying face” emoji), rants,

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Directed

Your Complete Guide to Every Movie Directed by a Woman in 2016

It’s no secret that Hollywood has a gender problem, both creatively and administratively. But, while gendered representation has been a hot topic for some time,

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holby city

Holby City, Berena, and Lesbians of a Certain Age

When asking for visibility of queer women on television, viewers have been expected to accept whatever has been tossed our way, whether it be in

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the handmaiden

A Feminist Film Review: The Handmaiden

If you’ve ever watched a lesbian film and thought, “Hey, I wish this wasn’t unbearably depressing,” or, “Hmm, pretty good, but it needs more crime

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Looking

A Goodbye To HBO’s Looking

The leaves have fallen from the trees and pumpkin patches have transformed into Christmas tree plots. The time to curl up behind your laptop with

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horror movies

5 Guilt-Free Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

Love horror, but feel like you have to compromise your values in order to enjoy a good scary flick? Tired of watching women in life-threatening distress every time

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harley quinn

Harley Quinn Costumes for Halloween: Empowering or Problematic?

Halloween is one of my favourite times of year. It’s a fantastically creative holiday, considering the inventive ways we can create scary versions of our

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Younger

‘Younger’: A Surprisingly Feminist TV Show

Younger is the story of Liza Miller (Sutton Foster), a divorced mother of a college freshman. After her divorce, faced with a financial crisis, Liza

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Luke Cage

‘Luke Cage’: Marvel’s Most Important Feminist Show

Contains minor spoilers for the show Luke Cage As avid Marvel fan, I eagerly awaited the release of Luke Cage. It’s a show about a black, bulletproof

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transphobic

Why Do We Allow LGB Celebrities to Act Transphobic

I don’t know anybody who doesn’t like Aubrey Plaza. She’s attractive and hilarious — and she recently came out as bisexual, which heightened the buzz

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Batgirl

The Misogynistic Treatment of Batgirl in ‘The Killing Joke’

‘The Killing Joke’ is a DC graphic novel written by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland, which provides an origin story for the supervillain called the

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Star Trek

50 Years of Star Trek and Feminism

Star Trek: The Original Series debuted on television on September 8th, 1966 and is now about to chart a course for uncharted territory: its 50th

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Mother's day

4 Thoughts on the Movie Mother’s Day

Recently on a flight home, I found myself watching the movie Mother’s Day and jotting down a bunch of notes notes, preparing to write another

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Tallulah

Film Review: What “Freeheld” Can Learn from “Tallulah”

Pocket-sized soft butch style icon Ellen Page can do more than just make your straight friends look twice. Even though as recently as twenty years

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4th man out

4th Man Out: A Different Kind of Queer Movie

Earlier this summer, I browsed the new movie list on Netflix, looking for something interesting. I stumbled upon the title card for 4th Man Out. Intrigued

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