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
When you’re trying to be “chill” about exploring your sexual fluidity, but you realize you’ve never been chill about anything ever. By Misha Scott.
Last month, Dr. Aaron Devor, a trans professor at the University of Victoria, was named the first Chair in Transgender studies in the world. Michel Ghanem sat down with Devor to discuss trans visibility in pop culture, as well as his exciting new position.
Simone de Beauvoir—acclaimed author of The Second Sex, and long time partner of Jean-Paul Sartre—was one of the most important figures in both feminism and philosophy. Since today is her birthday, Kristen Cochrane reminds us why she was such a bad bitch.