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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...

Coffee with Katie and Emily Podcast Ep. 10 Part 2: Beauty and the Beast

Hi Legion of Leia friends!!! My name is Katherine (alias: Katie) and I’ve been fortunate enough to write for Legion of Leia for a while now! I am all about female empowerment which is, of course, a HUGE part of this site! So, here’s the fun, new thing I’m doing! My girl, Emily Paddock, and I have a podcast. Yup. You guessed it. Coffee with...

Daisy Ridley Epically Slays Ridiculous Body Type Criticism

Dear God, give me strength. Because I’m super ticked. So here is what happened… Some moron made a ridiculous meme, criticizing Daisy Ridley’s body type and claiming that her character Rey, in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is “setting unrealistic expectations” for young girls because she doesn’t have “curves.” Dumb. The meme shows a...

Chris Pine Confirms Wonder Woman Casting & Says He’s Excited for a Strong Female Superhero

Chris Pine!!!!!!!!!! You awesome, lovely, wonderful man! Ugh. Just when we didn’t think we could love this guy more, he goes and says this freaking rad thing about being excited to be involved with a film about a strong woman/superhero! Out of all of the things that he could have said, about being excited to be cast in the new Wonder Woman film...

Daniel Craig Calls Out James Bond for Being a Misogynist

Daniel Craig. Oh, Daniel Craig. Ladies, if you didn’t go weak in the knees for him before, you freaking will now! Men, if you didn’t think he was a badass before, hold on tight. Because Daniel Craig just destroyed James Bond. And it was glorious. In an interview with The Red Bulletin, Craig had some incredibly profound things to say about...

Special Add-on of ‘Tropes vs. Women in Video Games’ Focuses on Women as Rewards

Tropes vs. Women in Video Games recently released an episode discussing the way that women and their bodies are being treated as “rewards” in video games. In this follow-up video, Anita Sarkeesian further shows how women are being objectified in video games through store bonuses and DLC. Seriously, you need to watch this video; 10 to 1 odds...

Happy Women’s Equality Day You Beautiful and Courageous Ladies

Happy Women’s Equality Day!!! Woot woot! Stand up and fight for it, ladies. Whether you are killin’ it working in the office like my brilliant mom, rockin’ it working in the home with three kids like my amazing friend, Erin, or anything in between, cheers to you, girl, because today is your day! Celebrate it! Celebrate YOU! And fight for...