Daredevil and Disability Politics

This guest post is by Elsa S. Henry¬†of¬†Blind Lady Versus. Daredevil is a superhero with super powers. Well, in the series he’s a vigilante with superpowers. But nonetheless, those superpowers do not make him less blind. He is still a man without sight, and because of that the way he operates in the world should… Read More

Now That’s How You Write Scientist Characters for Girls!

Big Hero 6 premiered this weekend after months of build up and merchandising. I was excited about this film every since I saw the first previews for it, and I predict Baymax will soon be a household name on par with Groot. The film was enjoyable, if a bit slow in the beginning. The children… Read More

Going Beyond the Bechdel Test: Her Story Arc’s Scale of Inclusivity

Like many of you, learning about the Bechdel Test was an eye-opening moment that allowed me to better understand just how much the media industry was failing me, and my fellow women, with its limited, non-diverse representation of us. The Bechdel test has been used to explain and highlight this problem of under-representation and it… Read More