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QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

By ElodieDecember 8, 2016
Look, it's not as if all the women are writing things like "She possessed not only great beauty but also a fine countenance"... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

Is the Wife of Bath Feminist?

By ElodieDecember 1, 2016
I’ve come to believe that "Wife of Bath: feminist or no?" is an essay question every English teacher must ask at least... More  →
Is the Wife of Bath Feminist?

The Graces Is the Witchy YA Novel of Your Dreams

By Emily BrownOctober 18, 2016
Laure Eve's The Graces is at the top of my book recs this fall, and not just because it decorates my room for the season... More  →
<i>The Graces</i> Is the Witchy YA Novel of Your Dreams

Hogwarts Houses Hex the Patriarchy

By SparkLifeOctober 12, 2016
Wizards have always appeared to have a better track record than Muggles in terms of gender equality. Evidence: Hogwarts has an equal number of men and women on... More  →
Hogwarts Houses Hex the Patriarchy

I Was a(n Almost) Child Pageant Queen

By Kelly HoffmacherSeptember 9, 2016
Beauty pageants are a controversial hobby. Even though 250,000 young girls and women across the country participate, pageants draw ire because of... More  →
I Was a(n Almost) Child Pageant Queen

Classic Lit: Mansplained!

By Jessie GaynorJune 8, 2016
Actually, intros are the lowest form of art. Stendhal said that. Are you familiar with Stendhal?   Moby Dick Have you heard of Infinite Jest? It's... More  →
Classic Lit: Mansplained!

Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the Harry Potter Series

By ElodieMay 27, 2016
Statistics show that you are probably not Hermione, and thus are doomed to fail. Fail what? Doesn’t matter. All of it. You’re... More  →
Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the <em> Harry Potter </em> Series