Hey, you guys! Your summer jam is probably rapey and gross! SCREAMING’S Jen is talking about Robin Thicke, of course, and his ultra-problematic (and problematically catchy) single, Blurred Lines. The title itself is a master class in subtlety.
Monthly Archives: June 2013
What did you do on Tuesday? SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS’ Marlo spent a large chunk of it bearing witness to an absolutely EPIC battle for women’s reproductive rights that went down in Texas.
In the first of a regular feature called She Said, He Said, She Said, the three founding contributors of SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS discuss Disney on Ice: Princesses & Heroes.
This week, Vice caused a shitstorm with its fashion spread entitled “Last Words,” which depicted famous female writers, who have committed suicide, at the time of their deaths. Think Sylvia Plath kneeling at the oven; Virginia Woolf standing in a river, clutching a stone. Dark, twisted stuff.
An astute SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS reader sent in this picture, snapped recently in a downtown Winnipeg back alley. It’s a sign warning passers-by of some window-washing activity that was happening on an office building.
’Tis the season, ladies! Chances are that you’ll be attending / participating in one or more nuptial celebrations in the coming weeks. In honour of this fact, we are devoting a series of Concessions to the Patriarchy to all manner of wedding-related acquiescences.
Ah, I love a good meme — especially one that skillfully combines feminist theory with pop culture. First my heart was stolen by Feminist Ryan Gosling; now it belongs to Feminist Taylor Swift.
A Don’t Walk/Walk traffic light which has human shape instead of a stick-figure is challenging gender norms and getting people’s knickers in a twist.
Via a recent article in UK newspaper the Daily Mail, Marlo looks at Lybrido (GET IT?!) which has been nicknamed “the female Viagra.” Take a pill, become horny! What’s not to love about this exciting new pharmaceutical development?
Railing against the never-ending shit shower of misogyny and sexism that is the patriarchal world in which we live is cathartic and all, but it does get exhausting at times. Which is why it’s important to take occasional breaks from the rage and focus instead on the good, beautiful, affirming things in life. Like cats.