Bookshelf Revisited: Rereading the Sleeping Beauty Trilogy

Long before 50 Shades of Grey, Anne Rice wrote an erotic trilogy about Sleeping Beauty under the pseudonym A.N Roquelaure. I read the books sometime in high school, but when I found out she was releasing a fourth book in the series, I decided to reread them to see if they still held up more than 30 years after they were published. What in the hell did I get myself into? [TW for rape and sexual violence and some kinda gross shit.] Read More Bookshelf Revisited: Rereading the Sleeping Beauty Trilogy

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

If anything captivated ladyblogland this past week, it was Ferguson. Our PoC news captured a few articles yesterday. I’ve rounded up a few, plus some other articles of interest.

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Sleeping Beauty: The Adult Feminist “Fairy Tale”

“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.”
“• Margaret Atwood

I won’t make the claim that Sleeping Beauty is a feminist film. But personally speaking, you would have to convince me otherwise. Read More Sleeping Beauty: The Adult Feminist “Fairy Tale”