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Inside the Minds of White Supremacist Women | Book Review: Sisters in Hate
When we discuss the threat of white nationalists and their ‘movement’, tattooed skinheads, greasy incels, and men in white robes with tiki torches is often what comes to mind. On a more general note: men. We think of men; of Hitler and his soldiers and Trump and his supports. And yet, women made up roughly half of Hitler’s voters, and 53% of white women voted for Trump. White women have always played an integral part in the persistence of white nationalism, to ignore their involvement would be a grave mistake.
Taking Time to Breathe in a World on Fire
I don’t think I stand alone when I say that the air has been tight lately; from the global pandemic that has changed our lives forever, to the ever prevailing injustices and regressions happening in across the world. While we are a fiery generation and while I love the invigorating feeling of being part and fighting alongside movements I believe in with all of my heart and soul, the weight of it all does become heavy at times.
I May Destroy You and the Hazards of Online Echo Chambers
This article contains spoilers for I May Destroy You as well as talk of rape and sexual assault. Every day, millions of people interact with each other across timelines and feeds, organised by algorithms that analyse your every move to calculate the perfect online sphere for you. In many ways, this sounds wonderful, and in many ways, it is.
A Spectator’s Indulgence of the Merging of Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham | Analysing Television's Most Mesmerising Dynamic
WARNING This essay contains some descriptions of gore and violence, as well as spoilers for all seasons of Hannibal. I highly encourage you to listen to the soundtrack while reading this.
Review: 'I May Destroy You' and its Groundbreaking Conversation around Trauma and Assault
This review contains spoilers for the first season of I May Destroy You as well as discussions around rape trauma and sexual assault.
Escaping Through Filmmaking - Making It: Women in Film
This is the transcript of the first episode of Making It: Women in Film - “Escaping Through Filmmaking”. Hosted by Shania Bethune and Malin Evita.
Why Do You Feel Entitled to Accept an Apology that is Not Made for You? Jenna Marbles, Shane Dawson, Halle Berry, and more.
In the past few years, the conversation around holding people accountable for their actions has been very hostile. You have people deliberately searching for tweets with slurs to find out a now big YouTuber said something homophobic when they were 14 and now want them off the face of the planet, where it’s quite clear the goal is not to hold them accountable or promote growth, but playing God.
We Need to Talk About Copaganda | Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the Future for Cops on Screen
As the Black Lives Matter movement and protests against police brutality have reached a boiling point in the past few weeks, following the horrendous murder of George Floyd by a police officer, many discussions about accountability and media influence have sparked.