Tag: feminism

Kathleen Hanna on Riot Grrrl History, Her Battle with Lyme Disease, and The Punk Singer

Kathleen Hanna on Riot Grrrl History, Her Battle with Lyme Disease, and The Punk Singer

| December 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Riot Grrrl ringleader Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, and The Julie Ruin talks about her mysterious disappearance, the modern face of feminism, and The Punk Singer, the new documentary based on her life.

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Beyonce and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Make Feminism Go Viral

Beyonce and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Make Feminism Go Viral

| December 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

Through sampling Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED talk on feminism, Beyonce guarantees that millions will not only hear, but memorize what being a feminist truly means.

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Régis Roinsard Talks Populaire and the Feminist World of Competitive Typing

Régis Roinsard Talks Populaire and the Feminist World of Competitive Typing

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

KQED Pop talks to director Régis Roinsard about his new movie Populaire and how the world of competitive typing was just like reality TV and even feminist.

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Miley Cyrus Does Her Best Miley Cyrus Impression: Everyone Freaks Out

Miley Cyrus Does Her Best Miley Cyrus Impression: Everyone Freaks Out

| August 26, 2013 | 6 Comments

Everyone’s mad about Miley Cyrus doing exactly what is expected of her last night on live TV. Why?

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Lake Bell: A Writer, Actress and Director Finding Her Voice(s)

Lake Bell: A Writer, Actress and Director Finding Her Voice(s)

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tony Bravo talks to Lake Bell about her new movie, In a World, and discovers, among other things, the scourge that is sexy baby voice.

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Katy Perry vs. Lady Gaga: What Today’s Stan Wars Say About Our Culture

Katy Perry vs. Lady Gaga: What Today’s Stan Wars Say About Our Culture

| August 14, 2013 | 3 Comments

Is the feud between Katy Perry and Lady Gaga fans about a difference in musical taste or something much deeper?

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5 Reasons to Start Watching Orange is the New Black Right Now

5 Reasons to Start Watching Orange is the New Black Right Now

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

My advice to you: leave work now. Go home. Get out your computer, put on your jammies and start watching Orange is the New Black. Here’s why:

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Macklemore is a Feminist Who Proves Conclusively that Irony Should be Dead

Macklemore is a Feminist Who Proves Conclusively that Irony Should be Dead

| April 3, 2013 | 19 Comments

Macklemore. He’s so f-ing earnest that every single one of his songs seems to be an anthem to honesty, kindness, fun, hope and love.

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Meet the Women of the Film Directors’ Boys Club

Meet the Women of the Film Directors’ Boys Club

| March 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

In honor of Women’s History Month, let’s celebrate the bold, inventive, awesomeness of female directors.

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Derby Girls vs. Bachelorettes: Who’s Winning, America?

Derby Girls vs. Bachelorettes: Who’s Winning, America?

| February 18, 2013 | 8 Comments

Over the last few years, roller derby’s indie-popularity has reached a boil and begun to froth over into pop culture. What do recent representations of derby in shows like The Bachelor and Bunheads tell us?

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