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Music

What Makes a Feminist Movie?

Ah, a question close to my heart, and one that seems to arise time and time again for me. As I see it, there are three defining aspects of a film which could define it as feminist.

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Generation XX

DEAR JOHN: An Open Letter to John Singleton

I am writing you a letter because I wanted to say “I love you.” I mean, it goes a little beyond that and it’s not a romantic thing, but it is a thing. I love you so much that I have been holding off writing you for, I dunno, 18 years. I keep waiting to […]

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Bodies

Own It

In fifth grade, my best friend got a bra; I let my mom know that I definitely needed one more than my friend did, so we went shopping.  I got a Little Teen Miss white training bra with a pink bow, and I wore it and giggled when the boys tried to snap it.  In […]