The new Netflix film “Blonde” was released on September 28th, and has since received an outraged response for the portrayal of Marilyn Monroe. Whether or not you are a fan of Marilyn Monroe, to watch this movie as a woman is extremely difficult from the exploitive nature of the film. From the incredibly disturbing sexual […]Read More Leave Marilyn Alone
One show that has all the fixings for a great but silly story…BUT, there’s a big elephant in the room we need to talk about.Read More Bridgerton, Great Show…But Problematic
11/16 NewsRoom, the last and the latest !Read More From the Living Room, To the Newsroom
A post analyzing how the government is using the concept of fan service in order to gain greater appeal.Read More Fan Service In Public Policy
If you haven’t already heard about the Netflix series, Big Mouth, then I am here to inform you about all the controversy surrounding this popular show and why. As a preface, anytime sex, puberty, and adolescence is brought up, conversations are fraught with discomfort and shame due to how stigmatized our way of sex education or lack […]Read More Sex Education and Netflix’s “Big Mouth”: the Triumphs and Pitfalls
How many UPB-chosen movies pass the Bechdel test?Read More Is UPB Bringing Gender Inclusive Movies to JMU?
Why is it when racism is brought up non-people of color find ways to suggest racism does not exist, granted it might not be in America’s favorite childhood show, but it does exist and the narrative needs to be changed when it is brought up.Read More Is Charlie Brown Racist?
If the 14th Amendment changes, what does this mean for the United States?Read More Is the U.S. Constitution in Danger?
First off, Rest in Peace Malcolm McCormick, otherwise known as Mac Miller, you were taken from us way too soon. “Just say you hate women and go.” Last Friday Mac Miller was found dead in his home from a suspected overdose. If you’re unfamiliar with Mac Miller, he was a popular rapper and singer that […]Read More “Just say you hate women and go.”
Once again, it’s been a little while since your favorite feminists bloggers have had the opportunity to talk about what’s going on in the world, and we certainly had a lot to discuss. We covered everything from Pepsi and Kendall Jenner to our impending doom and World War III. Oh Pepsi… Just in case you’ve been living […]Read More ShoutOut! Newsroom Update April 10th 2017