Writing by Eliza Quinn // As I sit at home, watching Twin Peaks with my boyfriend on a Saturday night, I can’t help but remember that as a young woman in Australia, it is the most dangerous place for me to be – the place where I am most likely to be a victim of violence.Read More
Writing by Sunny Adcock // Illustration by Ayelen Lujan // The tagline on the promotional posters for ‘Dear White People’ read “bet you think this show is about you” and indeed, I am sure that many white audiences will watch the series and feel enraged. Rightly so? No. As someone who doesn’t at all believe in the idea of ‘reverse racism’ I find it hard to find sympathy for viewers who denied themselves the opportunity to enjoy a satirical and educational piece on race and instead decided to make it all about themselves.
Writing by Astrid Hickey // The Handmaid’s Tale along with the policies we’ve been seeing in the United States, is a wake up call to feminists, activists, and reproductive healthcare workers and organizations to keep fighting for women’s freedom of choice.Read More
Writing by Natalie Harman // Gender was never addressed as another point of variation during regeneration in the classic series of Doctor Who. Off-screen was another matter. In 1980, after announcing he was giving up his role as the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker added: “I wish my successor, whoever he or she might be, the best of luck.”Read More
Review by Maria Dunne // Is this really what a #GIRLBOSS is? This show had the potential to be interesting; it follows the show’s protagonist, the arrogant, selfish Sophia (Britt Robertson), on her quest to become the ultimate #GIRLBOSS by creating a commercial empire in vintage apparel.Read More
Writing by Audrey Morrison // But in season five what is redeeming about Claire as a feminist is overshadowed by her utter evilness. Instead of the alpha woman who has captivated us, she is a caricature of a female politician.Read More
Writing by Kim Koelmeyer // Unfortunately, faithful, meaningful representations of LGBTQ+ people in media are few and far between. But when they’re done right, it makes my Bi little heart sing.Read More
Review by Eliza Quinn // Like so many others, I was eagerly awaiting the return of Twin Peaks. I was ready for those beautiful Douglas Firs, that tumbling waterfall and of course, those damn fine cups of coffee. But now, having watched the first four episodes, there’s a nagging feeling in the back of my mind.Read More