Is the Fifty Shades Movie a Sly Domestic Violence PSA?

Back in 2012, when the furor surrounding EL James's Fifty Shades of Grey was in full effect, I wrote a series of snarky mini-reviews on the book which focused primarily on how bad the writing was, and how silly much of the non-existent plot was. But for the most part I didn't seem concern myself too much with the… » 2/17/15 11:53am 2/17/15 11:53am

How to Make Sure I'm Not Being a Basic White Girl

So I've signed up to work a weekly overnight shift with a women's crisis safe house near where I live. The first four weeks are just the volunteers sitting around discussing feminist theory (which has been awesome, btw — it's a really great group of people, particularly the organizers). After that, we'll be doing… » 2/05/15 3:16pm 2/05/15 3:16pm

On Reddit's Relationship with Weddings

By now, you know I spend way too much time on Reddit and — like all evil feminazis bent on keep the Fedoration down — spend too much time looking at threads I know will just make me sangry*. I'm also planning a wedding, and when you combine these two things, you have the recipe for my full-scale all-sighing,… » 1/30/15 4:24pm 1/30/15 4:24pm