Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Sexism and Toddlers, it's not just me

You see, Star Wars, is huge at my daughter's pre-school. She's seen it, everyone in her class has seen it, and many of them have even been privy to Empire. Although we think she needs to be older to handle the loss, albeit it temporary, of Han Solo. The kids talk about Star Wars, they play Star Wars, and finally my daughter noticed something during playtime. So she asked me, "Mommy, why aren't there more girl characters in Star Wars?"

Read More from April Peveteaux at "the Stir" 'Star Wars' taught my daughter the meaning of sexism

Monday, June 27, 2011

Is Bad Teacher a Strong Female Comedy or more Eye-Candy for men?

Critics are torn on whether Bad Teacher is about a strong woman, a materialistic slut, or both.

What are your thoughts? did you see it?


Pixar's First Female Protagonist