Empowerment

Dick, Empowered

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Power to the Penis!

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The Flaw in Watchmen

Rape, love, imperfection and Sally Jupiter.

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Alien Submission

In Octavia Butler’s Xenogenesis, humans tried empowerment. They built powerful bombs and more powerful bombs, and finally they all killed each other. Clearly, it’s time to try something else.

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Cinderella, Feminist, Part 2

Ella, Enchanted, the book, vs. Ella, Enchanted the movie.

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Cinderella, Feminist

Ella, Enchanted and what feminism can take from love and obedience.

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Monika Bartyzel on Bella, Buffy, Katniss, and Femininity

I’m sick of the arguments against Bella because I’ve yet to see one that doesn’t try to morph the facts to fit the argument.

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Tween Horror

“The widespread and almost-always knee-jerk “feminist” contempt for Bella, both in itself and in comparison with “tough” female characters like Katniss and Buffy, is a tremendous intellectual and social failure.”

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