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mother! vs. The Patriarchy

This essay will openly discuss details of mother!, and is meant to explore its symbolism. If you want the film to remain a surprise, do not read the following. Darren Aronofsky’s mother! was released on the 15th of September to mixed critical reviews, box office failure, and widespread audience scorn (it is one of the few films in...

It’s Not the Cheating That Puts Joss Whedon’s Feminism into Question

It’s Not the Cheating That Puts Joss Whedon’s Feminism into Question …it’s everything else. Over the weekend Kai Cole, ex-wife to The Avengers writer/director Joss Whedon, aired out some pretty damning laundry about her former husband of 16 years. In an essay she wrote for The Wrap she revealed that Joss confessed that he...

Two Female Directors Added to Production of ‘X-Files’ Season 11

Two Female Directors Added to Production of ‘X-Files’ Season 11 Gender inequality is still out there, and we do still need to talk about in civil conversation without plugging our ears and shouting over one another. So with that in mind, can we also celebrate the fact that two female directors just joined in on the production of The...

Coffee with Katie and Emily Ep.13: The Patriarchy Needs To Get Out Of My Uterus

Hi Legion! It’s Katie again! Episode 14 is ALL ABOUT PERIODS. And Emily and I are super excited about it. The episode is available now on iTunes HERE and SoundCloud HERE! Not only do we talk all about our periods, our preferred period care, birth control, PMS, personal horror stories, free bleeding, and THINX, we also give an entire overview of...

Bryce Dallas Howard to Make Directing Debut, Sorta Like a Rock Star

Bryce Dallas Howard to Make Directing Debut, Sorta Like a Rock Star Jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard truly is taking after her father, Ron Howard. The actor is going to make her directing debut on an adaptation of a Matthew Quick novel, Sorta Like a Rock Star, according to Variety. This won’t be Howard’s very first try at...