Feminism & Pop Culture

Dear Introverts, We Need To Do Better. Signed, A Fellow Introvert

Well, well, well. It looks like the shoe’s on the other foot now, introverts!  After a lifetime of “outsider”-ness, we’re suddenly living in a world we’re naturally well-suited for, while our extroverted friends are losing. their. shit. It’s bizarro world. It’s the Upside Down. It’s ironic. (Don’t you think?)  For years, introverts have identified with…

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Why I’m not actually watching Love Actually this year (and what I’m watching instead)

I’m a lover of movies. And like most woke white women who are also lovers of movies, I can often be found pointing out all the unforgivable sexist / racist / classist / fat-shamey / tropes in everyone’s favorite old movies. I’m eternally obsessing over what to do with a classic, well-loved movie that’s ALSO…

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Dear Vanity Fair, Your New Establishment is Patriarchal AF

Every November (but actually it’s October cause that’s when the magazine comes), Vanity Fair releases something called “The New Establishment.”

In years past, I’ve always skimmed The New Establishment with disinterest and cynicism. But this year’s was an exercise in bald-faced disgust and disbelief.

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