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TV

TV's Disappearing Girls

TV's Disappearing Girls

Gender non-conforming girls keep disappearing from TV. Where are they going?

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV
'Bombshell' is a Call to Female Solidarity Across the Aisle

'Bombshell' is a Call to Female Solidarity Across the Aisle

Can sisterhood transcend politics?

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
movies
Is 'The Morning Show' the Nuanced #MeToo Conversation We Need, or is it #TooSoon?

Is 'The Morning Show' the Nuanced #MeToo Conversation We Need, or is it #TooSoon?

The show that made it's home in the gray areas powerfully redeemed itself in the last seven minutes

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV
Is Gory TV Exposing Male Violence, or Normalizing It?

Is Gory TV Exposing Male Violence, or Normalizing It?

Research demonstrates that showrunners may be raising awareness all wrong.

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV
I Watched ‘Shrill’ and I Didn’t Feel Empowered — I Felt Terrified

I Watched ‘Shrill’ and I Didn’t Feel Empowered — I Felt Terrified

The show is meant as a body-positive anthem, so why am I scared to eat now?

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Our Bodies
‘A Discovery of Witches’ Provides a Feminist Alternative to Twilight

‘A Discovery of Witches’ Provides a Feminist Alternative to Twilight

A pleasant surprise in the vampire romance genre.

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV
How ‘Big Little Lies’ Subverts Our Expectations of Women

How ‘Big Little Lies’ Subverts Our Expectations of Women

Liane Moriarty’s novel, now an HBO drama, demonstrates female solidarity in important and unexpected ways.

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV
‘The Testaments’ Tries to Explain Female Participation in Patriarchy

‘The Testaments’ Tries to Explain Female Participation in Patriarchy

But reality isn’t as glamorous as fiction.

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Books and TV