Nerd.Vomit.: Twilight & The Hunger Games

(This post is a part of my Nerd.Vomit series, which will analyze popular television shows from a feminist perspective and analyze the portrayal of female characters in terms of character development and plot device.) Twilight, Stephenie Meyer The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins When I was 14, I read Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight. Guys, I fell in love. When … Continue reading

In the Garden of English Roses

Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion” – Margaret Cho, Comedian – – A few weeks ago, actor Dustin Hoffman made headlines when a clip from an interview gained popularity online. In the clip, … Continue reading

My Feminist Life in GIFS: Visiting Family and Studying Abroad

0. How my Nana feels about my Black Feminist blog. 1. While at a Stevie Wonder concert, Stevie gives a speech saying that a world without equal rights for people of color and women, is not a just world–I was in the crowd like, 2. When returning from said concert and while on the bus … Continue reading

Am I a Feminist or a Womanist?

    I’m trying to think of the first I time I was like, “man, I totally want to be a feminist.”     I can’t remember. Sorry, bro. I remember sophomore year high school when I was like, “I’m totally not a feminist, I’m a womanist because I’m for equality for both men and … Continue reading