Tag Archives: intersectionality

Female Gender Bullies & The Shaming of Carrie Bradshaw

May 7th, 2019

SEX & THE CITY was cancelled back in 2004 (15 freakin’ years ago), but nevertheless, a few months back I came across YET ANOTHER article lambasting its protagonist, Carrie Bradshaw, as a negative role model. Like most such editorials, it was written by a woman, and all I could think was, “Why is this a […]

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What Feminism Isn’t: Myth #6

March 28th, 2019

Last, yet anything but least in our feminism mythbusting quest, I want to explore big fat myth #6, perhaps the most detrimental one to the Women’s Movement. Myth #6: Feminism Isn’t Feminism Without Intersectionality Early on, we explored the MEANING OF FEMINISM and how class, sexual and racial divides have led to distrust and vexation […]

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Not All Women are Alone Equally: The Women of the Film Roma

January 24th, 2019

Alfonso Cuaron’s celebrated film ROMA is a visually beautiful and expertly shot film that has garnered great critical acclaim. It’s a poetic tribute to the women who raised him: his mother is represented by the character Sofia, and the family caretaker is an indigenous Mexican woman named CLEO. Cuaron sought to make a film which […]

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