In a World of Superheroes…

Think of toys that young girls would like to play with. You’re probably picturing a lot of pink. Maybe a play kitchen or a fake tea set. Most definitely a doll of some sort comes to mind, whether it’s generic or brand-name, like a Barbie. These are quite stereotypical. Perhaps you thought of something more […]

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The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Girls

Remember this video? http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/sound-of-music/3001376 (In case you need it, here’s the OG: https://youtu.be/yYvyh3IIdDk ) Maria is a problem because NEWSFLASH she’s a headache, she’s an angel, SHE’S A GIIIRL. Mind you, I love Sound of Music, but I realize that Maria is a trope. Maria speaks to issues of girlhood and society’s utter fascination with […]

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