Tag Archive | feminism

Space for Rent: What About the Men?

  Tweet of the Day: How To Tell Who Hasn’t Read The New ‘Atlantic’ Cover Story ——– What about the Men? That is something that almost always pops up in any discussion about gender inequality, be it unequal pay, sexual abuse of women or a host of other issues. Someone, usually a man, will say/write, […]

Space for Rent: The New Narcissist

You may have noticed a severe drop in posts, partly do recent sickness as well as some other issues am dealing with. Still I haven’t abandoned this space and will endeavor to return to full strength soon. Now, on with today’s post: I’m tired of the so called, “New Atheist”. They are, right there with […]

Space for Rent: Feminism is a Thing

Well, duh! But why say it? Because it needs to be said. It seems that when someone uses feminist theory to critique or dissect videogames a very common counterattack is that feminism has no place in the discussion. It is, somehow, inherently invalid and completely irrelevant to the subject at hand. This is the rhetorical […]

Space for Rent: Raise Your Hand if You Are a Hypocrite

Tweet of the Day: The Limits of Wonder and Defining Speculative Fiction ——— <Raises hand> Yes, I am. But I an explanation is in order, if for no other reason than to inject a modicum of context to the discussion. I often complained in this space, as well some others, that certain patterns in media […]

Without Comment

Tweet of the Day: Character Driven Fantasy ——–

Space for Rent: Tropes vs. Women in Video Games

Tweet of the Day: Freudian Friday: Xander Harris ——– Caveat, I am not asking for money. I don’t need any money. Okay, I do need it, but I’m not asking, nor receiving. Nor am I associated with the site below, but I think it is a cool idea whose time has come. I’m talking about […]

Sunday Tweet: SinFest, the Sisterhood and the Dance of the Straws

Tweet of the Day: The Sisterhood 7 ——- I stumbled on this image earlier today and it intrigued me. Considering my recent posts on writing and Feminism I thought I should give this image a try. Let me summarize. No, too short, let me ramble on…. As a fan of SinFest (from whence I took […]

Space for Rent

Tweet of the Day: Tropes vs. Women #5 The Mystical Pregnancy ——– No story for you today. Nope. This is going to be one of those posts where I write about not knowing what I’m going to write about. Go ahead, click off. You’re still here? Umm, okay, suit yourself. Where was I? Ah, yes, […]

The Bechdel Test

Tweet of the Day: On Writing – Tropes vs. Women ——- This post was brought to you by the letter A for Aheïla (see the Tweet of the Day), B for the Bechdel Test, and the letter F for feminist. I’ll let the lady explain what I mean: Got that? To recap: In order to […]