(Pop) Culture, Feminism, Reviews

Feminist Flix: You And Your Girl Gang Will Love ‘Itty Bitty Titty Committee’

Plenty of movies out there have underlying feminist themes, but few are as in your face about it as 2007’s Itty Bitty Titty Committee. Directed by Jamie Babbit (But I’m A Cheerleader), the film follows Anna (played by Melonie Diaz), a young Latina lesbian trying to figure things out after being dumped by her girlfriend… Read More Feminist Flix: You And Your Girl Gang Will Love ‘Itty Bitty Titty Committee’

Feminism, Parenting, Reproductive Matters

Repro Matters: Why Feminists Need To Know About The NICU

Welcome to the start of REPRO MATTERS: A Series on Reproductive Matters From A Feminist Perspective. In future blog posts, I’ll explore a number of issues related to reproductive health and rights, including birth control, pregnancy loss, prenatal and postpartum mental health, safe sex, consent, birth injuries, abortion, and more.  I’ve spent a lot of time… Read More Repro Matters: Why Feminists Need To Know About The NICU

Feminism

The Future Is Female (But Really, It’s So Much More)

I’ve been mulling this over for a while…a slogan I’m seeing everywhere: “The Future Is Female.” Living in a patriarchal society, a patriarchal world, really, I understand the need for such a statement. During and after the Women’s March (on Washington and elsewhere), you could see signs and t-shirts with these four words all over… Read More The Future Is Female (But Really, It’s So Much More)