Craig’s The Edge of Seventeen joins the ranks of In a World… and Obvious Child, making a (somehow still) bold statement that perhaps the people who can best write and direct female characters and actors, are in fact, women themselves.
Calling for diverse disability representation because when it occurs nowadays, it’s one-dimensional and stereotypical.
Why these well-developed, three-dimensional and amazing characters – all of whom are either lesbian or bisexual – matter.
The whole world, it seems, wants me to stop talking.
In honor of the anniversary of women in Poland getting the right to vote, Carrie tells us of the history of Polish women; from voting and working to organizing their own police force to protect other women.
Why is it that my parents and friends, who often engage with me in discussions about feminist issues, sigh and roll their eyes when I tell them that I’ve joined my school’s feminist society?
Why is it that if I even mention the word ‘feminist’ to a boy they turn and run as far as they can because they think I’m trying to undermine them?
Why is it that, despite the near-synonymous meaning of the two different terms, people are more reluctant to associate themselves with the word ‘feminist’?