Archive for: sexism

The Trick of “Overcompensating”

How an abusive point-of-view in a comic can cause displaced empathy

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Sherlock and the Women

Gender and race in Sherlock Holmes.

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Men, Women, and Virgins

A conversation about not having sex.

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What about Amanda Waller?

Amanda Waller is made to conform.

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The Kids Are Mediocre, Albeit Not Utterly Without Charm

Young Avengers: neither stereotypical nor especially good.

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How Do Hypersexualized Superheroine Transformations Work?

Parsing super-objectification

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Virtual Justice on a Virtual Frontier

Superheroes, cowboys, and online harassment.

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