Her Story Arc’s Best Feminist TV and Movies of 2017

2017 was some year for feminism. From the Women’s March on Washington to the #MeToo movement, women’s voices are being heard louder than ever. Throughout the year, feminist movies and television provided additional bright spots of representation. Whether or not you believe these shows represent a cultural shift, they provided comfort, distraction, motivation, education, and hope… Read More

Batman V Superman gets Cautious Thumbs Up

I approached the film Batman V Superman with a pretty open mind. Some of the critics I normally rely on gave it harsh reviews (as I’m sure you’ve become well aware), but others had been optimistic, so I really had no idea what to expect. Fortunately, when it was all said and done I left… Read More

Double Feature: The New Poison Ivy & Wonder Woman Comic Book Series

For those of us who visit the comic book store (or app!) on the regular, this was a good month. The long awaited Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death debuted on the 20th, in addition to the new six-issue long Wonder Woman series entitled The Legend of Wonder Woman that debuted on the 13th. While I… Read More

When Benevolent Sexism is Mistaken for Female Empowerment

As the push grows for more women and girl protagonists in storytelling across all media forms, more artists and studios are starting to rise to the challenge. While these media creators are getting better at avoiding the more glaring misogynistic mistakes, more subtle ones keep rearing their heads. As our culture continues to shelve old stereotypes and… Read More

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Yesterday, on my lunch break at work, I finished reading The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore. Unfortunately, since it’s due back to the library I can’t read it a second time like I want to (to read all the footnotes this time, duh!) but I will probably cave in and purchase it for… Read More

Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman

A few weeks ago my SO stopped by the comic book store for our latest comic book haul. For other comic newbies like myself out there, there is a cool thing where you can subscribe to certain comics and the store will set aside your issues in a pile which you can pick up anytime you want. I… Read More