The Oscars and the Bechdel Test

February 15, 2012

It’s been a few years since I’ve checked in with The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies so I thought it would be a good time to look in on… It’s been a few years since I’ve checked in with The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies so I thought it would be a good […]

Tropes vs. Women: #6 The Straw Feminist

September 23, 2011

This is the last of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women in Hollywood films and TV… This is the last of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women […]

Tropes vs. Women: #5 The Mystical Pregnancy

July 28, 2011

This is the fifth of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women in Hollywood films and TV… This is the fifth of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women […]

Tropes vs. Women: #4 The Evil Demon Seductress

May 19, 2011

This is the fourth of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women in Hollywood films and TV… This is the fourth of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women […]

Tropes vs. Women: #3 The Smurfette Principle

April 21, 2011

This is the third of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women in Hollywood films and TV… This is the third of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women […]

Tropes vs. Women: #2 Women in Refrigerators

April 7, 2011

This is the second of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine.  Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women in Hollywood films and TV… This is the second of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine.  Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women […]

Tropes vs. Women: #1 The Manic Pixie Dream Girl

March 24, 2011

This is the first of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine.  Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women in Hollywood films and TV… This is the first of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine.  Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women […]

Top 5 Problems with Glee: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Season 2 Premiere

September 23, 2010

Tuesday night’s season premiere of Glee may have been one of the most offensive hours of television I’ve watched in a long time. It seemed like every minute or two…Tuesday night’s season premiere of Glee may have been one of the most offensive hours of television I’ve watched in a long time. It seemed like […]

Caprica and the ‘Queerness’ of Sam Adama

March 1, 2010

In the new SyFy show Caprica we are introduced to a queer character, Sam Adama. Here is the good and the bad of his queer representation. Check out other great… In the new SyFy show Caprica we are introduced to a queer character, Sam Adama. Here is the good and the bad of his queer […]