The lineup for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (aka TIFF) is stacked with some truly excellent-looking films that subvert normative notions of gender and sexuality. Kristen Cochrane rounds up 6 films that focus on gender and sexual diversity – to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
The 2018 Venice Film Festival is upon us, and the lineup is pretty lacking in the way of gender and sexual diversity – both in terms of onscreen representation and filmmakers’ identities. Nevertheless, Kristen Cochrane dug up some real gems – 6 films that focus on gender and sexual diversity – to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
Former RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants Trixie and Katya found small screen drag queen stardom with their own show. Annie Fell discusses queer rebellion, webseries glowups and sex, drugs & drag queens in VICELAND’s The Trixie & Katya Show.
The Tribeca Film Festival in NYC starts this Wednesday, April 19th! Here’s 6 films with female directors or female protagonists that you should def go out and see :) By Kristen Cochrane.
Bionic babes, queer sci-fi utopists & future feminism(s)—here’s a brief overview of the cyberfeminist movement. By Sophia Larigakis. Main image by Juno Calypso.
These 5 sexy books changed my life, and being a narcissist, I assume they will change yours, too. Read on if you’re interested in: being a slut in the 90s, consensual adultery, sucking at feminism, being a literal whore, or all of the above. By Karley Sciortino.
Often, when we point out ways in which we are marginalized or oppressed, we are told that we’re being a “killjoy,” or that we’re “lecturing people.” But how are we supposed to make change unless we point out things that are unfair and annoying? By Kristen Cochrane.
Allegedly NYC is the only podcast that I regularly cry laughing while listening to. So obviously, I’m so excited to be a guest on it!
Predictably, misogynistic bros on the internet are whining about the new Ghostbusters movie that stars four women. Some are saying the new film will “ruin their childhoods,” which were devoted to Ghostbusters’ male characters. But it is possible for a movie to retrospectively ruin a misogynist’s childhood? Matthew Cull says… maybe.
Instagram’s @gothshakira makes intersectional feminist memes that will keep you loling. Here, she talks dank memery, cultural critique, and the word “slut” with Kristen Cochrane. Main image Charlotte Forbes/Maiko Rodrig