Tag: feminist

Book Review – Be Fierce by Gretchen Carlson

Book Review – Be Fierce by Gretchen Carlson

Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Back Your Power by Gretchen Carlson ***** $15 We live in a country where our President excuses his own claims of sexual harassment as nothing but “locker room talk.” Where a woman can report being harassed to her college’s…

A Conversation With Colleen Atwood: Iconic Costume Designer

A Conversation With Colleen Atwood: Iconic Costume Designer

In light of the stress levels emanating through the nation these past few weeks, hopping through a “looking glass” and escaping for a few hours is starting to sound pretty enticing. Just two weeks ago, “Alice Through the Looking Glass ” launched on DVD and I’m…

The Hustle

Hustle as in the verb; “to move hurridly (and confidently) in a specific direction (forward)”; “to proceed to work rapidly or energetically,” “to apply oneself with speed, be aggressive.” In light of this past week’s events, I’ve been inspired to create a new section on…

Mothers. Daughters. Rebels. Suffragettes.

Mothers. Daughters. Rebels. Suffragettes.

When I received the invitation to attend the very first pre-release screening of Suffragette in the United States I was overwhelmed. Aside from those who had worked on it, I was among the first group of people to watch the film, as well as speak…

Muggles Must Solve Gender Inequality

Muggles Must Solve Gender Inequality

     If you’ve never gone to a Harry Potter midnight movie premiere, or even better, the midnight book release party at your local Barnes & Noble, you’ve never encountered the die-hard, and entirely enamored fan base that J.K. Rowling’s British brilliance created. I attended…

Broken Records

Broken Records

     From where did the ignorance start and how can we will it to stop? The slanderous stereotypes, the insidious chauvinistic implications…. To whom or what do we females owe the pleasure of dealing with so many stigmas?     What might surprise some is that…

Oh, I'll Just Have the Salad…

Oh, I'll Just Have the Salad…

     Historically, an unjust focus on appearance has been a major factor in defining how women are viewed by society. To many, if a female’s thigh does not have the same circumference as her arm, it is easy to write her off as “lazy” —…