book review

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

I first heard about The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood in a high school English least I think it was, maybe it was undergrad? Anyway, the point is I have been meaning to read this book for a long time and for some reason never quite got around to it (I know, I know!)… Continue reading Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood


Room & 10 Cloverfield Lane: Women in Peril

WARNING: If you haven't seen Room or 10 Cloverfield Lane yet, this post contains spoilers! We've all seen the classic "woman in peril" trope - a woman hunted, beaten, raped, terrorized, and/or in captivity. At first glance, a viewer may easily place both Room and 10 Cloverfield Lane into this box, but these films are… Continue reading Room & 10 Cloverfield Lane: Women in Peril


Why Women Need Maleficent

CAUTION: This review contains SPOILERS. Proceed with caution! After seeing Maleficent, I walked out of the theater feeling hopeful, inspired, and empowered. There were a group of teenagers walking in front of me and I overheard one of the young ladies say “I think I’ll stick with the cartoon version,” while another said “I hope they… Continue reading Why Women Need Maleficent


Geeks for CONsent/Feminist Public Works

I will soon be working with Feminist Public Works ( to write about issues in street harassment and harassment at conventions. My first venture with FPW will be on their Geeks for CONsent project ( which fights to publicize the fact that Cosplay does not equal consent. As such, Geeks for CONsent has started a… Continue reading Geeks for CONsent/Feminist Public Works