BY Elle Brosh
on May 09, 2014
Today we want to wish Rosario Dawson, a lovely 35th birthday! She has led a wonderful acting career in which she has played many powerful, challenging female roles and continues to be a role model in the feminist community.
Dawson has strong familial roots in activism and has always been an avid supporter of several different organizations dedicated to immigration rights, women's rights, the environment, and so much more.
In addition to being an awesome social ... Read More
BY Katie Fustich
on Sep 20, 2013
Until four years ago, physician Dr. George Tiller was the medical director of Women’s Health Care Services in Wichita, Kansas. While in school, Tiller heard of a woman who died from an illegal abortion, and vowed to use his medical skills to prevent such tragedies from happening. In 2009, Dr. Tiller was assassinated in his church, making him the eighth abortion clinic worker to be killed following the Roe V. Wade decision of 1973.
Now, in the wake of ... Read More
BY Mary Grace Garis
on Jul 18, 2013
“Women in prison? That’s so retro,” said Papa Garis after I explained my latest work assignment. It was Sunday afternoon, and I had emerged from my room after five hours of chain-smoking and watching the new Netflix series, Orange is the New Black. Yes, for work. I am living the American dream.
He’s right, though. The concept is hardly original. In fact women-in-prison movies are practically their own genre. So in honor of ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Dec 07, 2012
The film adaptation of the famous book from the Beat Generation, On the Road, will be out in theaters Friday, December 21, and New York City is going WILD in celebration of Jack Kerouac's scandalous work. A staple of writing from the Beat Generation, On the Road celebrates youthful freedom and a break from the constraint of society. The film adaptation of the book is written by Jose Rivera and directed by Walter Salles, ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Oct 12, 2012
Fear not, Deadites, because Evil Dead is making a comeback. A remake of the original cult classic is scheduled for April 12, 2013 and guess what – the protagonist will be a girl!
For those who aren’t familiar with the original Evil Dead trilogy, the first film came out in 1981. The hero was Ash Williams, played by Bruce Campbell, a normal guy who always ended up dealing with some crazy ancient supernatural forces as he fought off ... Read More