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On alternating weeks, Amy will review individual films through a feminist lens.

According to an article in the NEW YORK TIMES, the French film CUTIES is so offensive to the delicate sensibilities and morality of some in the Congressional leadership, that several members have demanded Netflix remove it from their selection or else risk an investigation from the Justice Department. Worse, Netflix has now been indicted by […]

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“Obviously, Doctor, you’ve never been a thirteen year old girl.” So says Cecilia to the condescending male doctor who claims she’s too young to attempt suicide because “you’re not even old enough to know how bad life gets.” This memorable exchange underscores the indifference of the adults to the very real suffering of five sensitive […]

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I have a confession. Prior to this past June, I had never heard of the holiday Juneteenth that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Several months after the Civil War ended, a General and his troops traveled to Gavelston, Texas announcing all slaves were now free. Despite the historical importance of this […]

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