Listen to what this American middle class straight white guy has to say!
Two Feet Off the Ground by Suzie Carr is a LGBT romance novel. The main character, Lauren Woods, a hairstylist and a single mother, falls head over heels in love with Paula McKenna, the sexy and adventurous soccer coach of Laura’s son Owen. But Lauren has a secret fear that has prevented her from enjoying life to its […]
Yet another video post. This one is a must have for anyone who gets hate for expressing themselves on the internet. Especially if you’re on the receiving end of misogyny. How to respond to hate-trolls: Thanks to @JillFilipovic for the link!
The Disney movie Tangled that I reviewed a while back is apparently not well liked by the Christian fundies. (What do they like?) A few days ago the blog Love, Joy, Feminism posted a list of four blogposts; two from that crowd, and two replies. Since it was just a short list of links, I’ll repost […]
IMDB Link: tt0398286 Category: Animation/Comedy/Family Directors: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard Screenplay: Dan Fogelman Fairy Tale: Grimm brothers Voices: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi and Donna Murphy So I did it. I watched another Disney movie. I have to admit, I am no big fan of Disney. For a number of reasons. Some of my usual concerns were confirmed with this one too. […]
Details: IMDB Link: tt1399683 Category: Drama Director/Writer: Debra Granik Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes and Garret Dillahunt 17 year old Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) is left to take care of her sick mother and her little brother and sister while her father, a criminal, is missing. Her father has put the family’s little house up […]
Details: IMDB Link: tt0119177 Category: Sci-Fi Drama Director/Writer: Andrew Niccol Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman and Jude Law In a not-so-distant future genetics is what determines your value to society. Discrimination of the genetically inferior is illegal, but in practice it’s everywhere. In this future our main character, Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), is born with […]
I found this TED talk by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon very inspiring and thought I’d repost it here. Enjoy!