The Women's Studies Dropout

A blog where feminist friends continue their class discussions



Conan the Sexist Creep

Anita Sarkeesian and her team at Feminist Frequency have spent the last few years discussing "representations of women in pop culture narratives," ¬†particularly through a series of great videos¬†documenting a range of tropes and other sexist trends, particularly in video... Continue Reading →


Beyond the Lights shows the whole picture of the violence of commodification

I recently had the opportunity to finally watch Beyond the Lights (Thanks Netflix!).¬† I was excited to watch another film starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (from Belle) and also Minnie Driver (who rocks), and by a female writer-director (Gina Prince-Bythewood), but I... Continue Reading →

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