Feminism After Fatherhood: Is It Really Such a Bad Thing?

Here in ladyblogland, we do a lot of talking about feminism, and an awful lot of reading about it, too. One of the interesting topics I keep running into is the phenomenon of men only becoming feminists or feminist allies after having daughters. On the surface, this is problematic for several reasons. First, feminism being […]

Persephone Pioneers

Persephone Pioneers: Jimmie Briggs

Jimmie Briggs is someone who has devoted the better part of his life to giving a voice to those who are disenfranchised and often go unheard or misrepresented. As a journalist and activist, he has focused his work on examining child warfare and the circumstances that lead to children being forcefully or desperately recruited into […]

LadyGhosts of TV Past

LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly, “Heart of Gold”

Last week I mentioned in the comments that I didn’t really like “Heart of Gold,” so I did my best to re-watch it with an open mind.  I hadn’t seen it in a while, couldn’t remember much about it, and assumed that I was in a bad mood the first time I saw it.  After […]