Articles tagged sexism

“What’s Wrong With You?” Girlhood, Genre, and ‘Stranger Things’

Stranger Things is part of a long cinematic tradition of boyhood, including steamrolling more nuanced portrayals of girlhood.

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The ‘Chainmail Bikini’ Success Story: Challenging Sexism in Gaming and Comics

A growing array of writers are challenging previously dominant tropes of misogyny, sexuality, and whiteness; 40 of them can be found here.

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‘The Age of Lovecraft’ Wonderfully Elucidates the Central Dilemma Posed by Lovecraft

The Age of Lovecraft asks readers to weigh his undeniable revulsion toward non-white, non-male bodies against his vision of a cosmos indifferent to all humans.

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Ruth Ozeki on Making Peace With the Mirror

What did her face look like before her parents were born? Ruth Ozeki decided to find out.

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‘I Ain’t Afraid of No Bros’: What’s Really Scary About the New Ghostbusters’

The new Ghostbusters have to fight twice as hard to be considered half as good as the old Ghostbusters. As a recipe for heroism, it's perfect.

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11 Apr 2016 // 3:00 AM

Is There June Cleaver on Mars?

What kind of world-building is NASA’s white, suburban, nuclear family propaganda of exoplanet travel establishing exactly?

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9 Mar 2016 // 3:30 AM

‘Jessica Jones’ and Gendered Forms of Seeing

It’s alarming that Jessica Jones' expressions of self-control and autonomy play into rather than controvert the pedophilic misogyny she fights in the form of Kilgrave.

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Music Fest Feminists Strike Back

This may be the year that sexist music festival organizers have finally met their match.

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The Nuclear Family Explodes in ‘Mislaid’

Nell Zink's characters represent and confront most of the "-isms" and phobias related to the “Other” that still plague not only the USA, but the entire world.

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Electronic Empire Expo: The First World Problem of E3

There is a far larger system of class bias at work with games, namely the one that has to be engaged in just to facilitate the existence of this article.

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21 May 2010 // 6:01 AM

Starfleet Unitards for Women

Trekkie compilations and more cocoa in Starfleet to confront viewers with the show's embedded sexism.

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10 May 2007 // 6:31 AM

Musings on the Ethics of Contemporary Journalism

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//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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