What’s Current: Who’s afraid of an all-female Ghostbusters cast?

Are they really re-making Ghostbusters, but gender swapping the main characters? Why can’t they just make a sequel instead of a re-make? Can you even tell the same story gender-swapped? Will they gender swap the love interests, too? Is a man going to be all sexily demon possessed instead of that character who was Bill Murray’s love interest? So many questions!!

“Don’t call me a female boxer. I’m a boxer.” …Does the concept of “gender equality” have to be taken so literally??

Speaking of “gender equality,” He For She has launched a new program called “IMPACT 10x10x10.” Totes awesome manly name for a man-focused movement.

A critique of He For She.

Female victims of the sex industry are routinely disbelieved when they speak about their abuse.

Marissa Alexander, the woman who was sentenced to 20 years behind bars for firing a warning shot to scare off her abusive husband, has been released from jail to spend the remainder of her two year sentence on house arrest.

Disney princesses have teeny tiny hands!

 

An American expatriate who fled to the wonderland of Canada, Susan Cox spends most of her time writing, reading, and cooking.

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Susan Cox
Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.

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