Harley Quinn’s abuse: Why telling the story matters

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In case you haven’t heard, they’re doing a movie about Harley Quinn and the Joker. OK, well it’s about Harley and Joker and a few other supervillains. The movie is called ‘Suicide Squad’ and it’s due to be released in 2016. Well, some on set photos and videos have leaked, including a scene where we … Read more

Meet Kiva Bay, the “Social Justice Cartoonist” behind the ‘Feminist Deck’ project

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I first discovered Kiva Bay when, in the middle of a barrage of harassment that I was receiving on Twitter due to a collection of anti-feminist misogynist trolls deciding that I was their target of the week, she sent me a sketch of myself. @DiscordianKitty, I'm so sorry you're being harassed. I can't do much, … Read more

Here’s my problem with Dove’s new “Choose Beautiful” ad campaign

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Dove has done it again. And by “it” I mean they have created yet another patronizing ad campaign that plays on women’s insecurities and reinforces damaging myths that are ultimately harmful and disrespectful to women, all under the banner of “being progressive”. The newest Dove ad campaign shows women making a choice about which door … Read more