Feminism and Imperialism???

Feminism and Imperialism???

Hey, welcome to Feminist TimeOut. Let’s take a timeout to talk about the problem of feminism and Imperialism. Imperialism is a strange beast. It’s a huge concept. It has many forms. And those forms change and develop. To start out with, let’s define imperialism as a way of thinking that enables some countries to go […]

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Illustrating Women With Alice Carnegie | Into It

Illustrating Women With Alice Carnegie | Into It

I wanted to be more reflective of what I am surrounded by and what I see in everyday life and what I’m inspired by Which is strong women who can also be vulnerable Hi, I’m Alice Carnegie. I’m a freelance illustrator and I work part-time in a print studio I first got into illustration as […]

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Masculinity in the Gaming Industry | Pop Culture Essays

– [Narrator] Toxic Masculinity is finally being challenged in the gaming industry. And one notable example we wanna discuss today is none other than the Ghost of Sparta himself. Unlike every other game in the series, God of War for PS4 begins with a moment of quiet solemnity and vulnerable reflection, as opposed to the […]

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali — Free & Equal: What It Really Means

Ayaan Hirsi Ali — Free & Equal: What It Really Means

SARAH MACDONALD: Hello. Welcome to this session of ‘All About Women’ with Ayaan Hirsi Ali. My name is Sara Macdonald. Ayaan is going to speak for about half an hour and then we’ll have time for you to ask questions. And, when that moment comes, I’ll tell you where the microphones are. Ayaan Hirsi Ali […]

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American Psycho: Is It Deep or Dumb? – Wisecrack Edition

American Psycho: Is It Deep or Dumb? – Wisecrack Edition

What’s up, Wisecrack? Helen here to talk about Huey Lewis’s number one fan. “Do you like Huey Lewis and the News?” I think that’s all he’s really known for– American Psycho has always been a lightning rod for controversy. The book by Brett Easton Ellis was infamously scrapped by its initial publisher amidst uproar over […]

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Make Men Masculine Again

Make Men Masculine Again

Rape, murder, war. They all have one thing in common. Men. Aggression, violence, ambition unchecked by conscience — all the stuff of “toxic masculinity,” right? And, the solution is obvious: make men less toxic. Make men less masculine. Make men more like women. But I’m here to tell you that this way of thinking is […]

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China’s Hottest Boy Band Is Made Up Of All Girls (HBO)

China’s Hottest Boy Band Is Made Up Of All Girls (HBO)

With Asian Pop Acts Dominating Charts Around the world a new Band Called FFCA crush hopes to be China’s answer to K-Pop Their spiky hair and suggestive dance routine makes them look platonic ideal of the boyband with one exception They’re girls The five members of China’s hottest boy band FFCA Crush prefers to be […]

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The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya’s Women-Only Village

The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya’s Women-Only Village

– I’m trying to do like, a 2-foot skank, and it is not dropping- woah! I’ve never felt so white in my life. Amongst the Samburu tribes of northern Kenya, where the desert merges with the foothills of Mount Kenya, women have been living under a harsh patriarchal system for as long as they can […]

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Voices of Struggle: LGBTQ and Feminist Activism in China and Beyond

Voices of Struggle: LGBTQ and Feminist Activism in China and Beyond

Well, first of all, can I say that it’s my privilege to be here, thank you so much for inviting me. And I’m really happy to take this opportunity to say a bit about this forthcoming book. It’s called Beijing from below, and it is based on research I’ve been doing since 2007. So, over […]

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Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed — [original version]

Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed — [original version]

{{alarm clock rings}} Not late until the bell rings. Uh-oh. {{bell rings}} Sex… …the sex drive in the human animal is intense. Hello? I’m Edward Cullen. {{food slop}} So spill, what was that all about? Nothing serious I think. It looked like more then that to me, he got all googly eyed. Survey says… …vampire! […]

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