When it comes to TV shows, an interesting thing happens to me. I will watch a show if it is good, OR if it is so bad. As I was skimming through channels, I came across this new MTV show, “16 and Pregnant”. Immediately, I got hooked, not because I wanted to see […]
Just wanted to say merci beaucoup to those who have read my blog, and have shown interest in reading it. I aim to post, daily, and apologize for not doing so due to my busy bee schedule.
I think this is the most appropriate of times to introduce… Sita. Sita is about 2 years old. She was found when she was giving birth to her babies. After Sita and her babies were found, her babies found loving homes, but she did not and instead endured rejection from time to time. As time […]
As I sit here this morning, the same question that has pounded through my head for the longest time comes to my mind again. Has my story already been written? Just look at the stuff around you. The movies, music. Most pop culture preaches what the typical life of a female and male ought to […]
Throughout my last six years as an undergrad into graduate school, I’ve noticed this hostility toward thin people. Maybe me even saying this, may raise a red flag to any person reading. Red flags that I will predict will be a) the author right now is anorexic or has an eating disorder, thus using this […]
Thank you UsWeekly for continuously representing successful women in the music/film industries as none other than link here a) Home-wreckers (because men can’t be home-wreckers either, apparently) and b) Spinsters waiting to be a ‘chosen’ one by a man. home-wreckers link here. Bravo.
Recently, Caster Semenya of South Africa won gold in an 800 m. Athletics World Championship. Amidst the victory of her win, harsh criticism followed. People began to question her gender, specifically, women competing with her, questioned her own gender. “For me, she’s not a woman, she’s a man”. (Elisa Cusma, a fellow competitor). Many feminists […]
*If you haven’t seen the film yet, this review will give away some of the plot – just a wee warning. When recently viewing Tarantino’s new hit, “Inglorious Basterds”, my boyfriend and I had mixed feelings about the film. After the excitement and anticipation of what seemed like it would be a fun […]
Hi, My name is Ally. I am a graduate student in educational psychology at the University of Western Ontario. Throughout my life, I have considered myself a feminist and a writer by heart , oh yah and I like music too. It is only recently that I have rekindled and unveiled this interest of mine. […]