Molly ShalgosMolly Shalgos is a graduate of the University of Southern California's film school. She lives and writes in Los Angeles, and her work has also appeared on www.hairpin.com and intrepidLA.com. You can find her on twitter at http://twitter.com/molltovcocktail or email her at email@example.com.
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Now that the 2011-2012 TV season has wrapped, it’s time to revisit the returning top five feminist TV shows and see who still makes the grade! Who got bumped up and who got booted altogether?continue reading
In a time when a woman’s right to contraception and reproductive healthcare has come under increasingly intense fire, Juliana Tyson is speaking out. Her mission: to help eradicate the stigma surrounding abortion with her storytelling project ProMYLife.continue reading
Wouldn’t we all like to pretend we weren’t frighteningly wrong about somebody we loved? Wouldn’t we all like to take the worst moments of our lives and find a way to make them disappear? That’s how the cycle of abuse works.You don’t just want to move past this gut-wrenching, awful thing that happened; you desperately want to forget that it happened at all. You want to go back to a time when your world wasn’t ripped apart at the foundation, when you understood your life and your place in it.continue reading
As the feminist movement has expanded to embrace rights for gay and transgender individuals, the definition of the word “woman” itself is constantly growing and changing. Femininity, the panelists debated, is something that can be created and cultivated, not something that’s assigned along with the bodies that we’re born into.continue reading
In my mind, a gun-toting lady detective isn’t enough to get a show stamped with the Feminist Approval seal. I want to see her have a support network of other strong women. I want to see those women have their own needs, desires, and perspectives on life.continue reading
Bridesmaids, a hilarious “Womance” passed The Bechdel Test. Thor, BARELY passed it. How many others passed or FAILED? Find out now!continue reading