Yes, I’m the Dungeon Master. Yes, I’m a Woman. Part 2

You’ve landed on this page because you’re special. You actually want to BE a Dungeon Master and revel in all the power this comes with. But know this! With great power comes great…..Responsibility! As I said in Part 1, DMing can be a lot of work. However, if you enjoy world-building and story-telling, the work is well… Read More

The Whimsy & Utter Terror of Fairy Land #1

Catherynne Valente’s “The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making” is the first book I’ve read in a long time where I put it down and thought to myself “now I have to go and buy a copy”. Given that I work at a library and do all my reading gratis (which, by… Read More

Yoga: a Tool for Advocacy

If I say advocacy, do you think yoga? Perhaps after reading this article you will. Dr. Melissa West demonstrates that even yoga has a place when it comes to supporting and empowering women. In one of her recent yoga episodes I was surprised, and moved, by how she brings to light the problem of violence against women… Read More

Need a Cure for the Feminist Blues? We Prescribe HerStoryArc

How many times have you scrolled through your Facebook feed, Twitter account, and news websites only to find yourself depressed afterwards? Once you’ve embraced feminist thought and theory it becomes difficult to stop thinking about all the issues, especially in the face of sexual assault statistics, domestic violence, public shaming of victims, and poor representation… 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