So what is this “Orphan Black” show everyone is talking about?

Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed, certifiably bad ass BBC television show Orphan Black premiers on BBC America today. If you’ve watched the show already, prepare to have all your feelings validated by this post. If you haven’t seen it yet, prepare to block off an afternoon to get up to speed. I ended up watching season 1 of Orphan Black last… Read More

Need a Cure for the Feminist Blues? We Prescribe HerStoryArc

How many times have you scrolled through your Facebook feed, Twitter account, and news websites only to find yourself depressed afterwards? Once you’ve embraced feminist thought and theory it becomes difficult to stop thinking about all the issues, especially in the face of sexual assault statistics, domestic violence, public shaming of victims, and poor representation… Read More

With the Rich and Famous Always a Little Patience

The third daughter of the house, Lady Sybil, is a forthright feminist. Supporting women’s rights, she gets involved with her father’s chauffeur, an Irish catholic rebel. For the first season and a half, Lady Sybil is the voice of women in the new century. She wears a *gasp* pantsuit, lobbies for women to get the vote, and chivvies her family to accept her husband who is far outside their class. Read More

A love story with “Analogue: A Hate Story”

Analogue: A Hate Story is a thoughtful and unique visual novel style game. It tells the story of an extinct empire, including murder, love, transhumanism, LGBTQ issues, feudal politics, loneliness and a girl surviving in a strongly enforced misogynistic society. Created by Christine Love, this Joseon Dynasty-inspired story is in my top list of beautiful games… Read More

Sliding Across Genders, Waxing on Feminism

I remember standing in a line and noticing a guy in front of me had a pornographic image of a woman for the wallpaper on his cellphone. I don’t recall if my eyes rolled as I thought, “I can’t believe he likes that wallpaper.” Even though an eye roll would have married up nicely to the tone in my… Read More