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Rebellions Are Built on Hope

February 1, 2017 |

When I watched “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” for the first time on opening night, I thought I would be living in a different world than the one we are all currently living in; I hoped for a world … Read More

Why I Date A Feminist

October 1, 2016 |

Recently, Dave Hon wrote an article wherein he loudly declared why he will never date a feminist. That article is easily Googled, so I won’t link it here. While I can’t speak for any of them, many of the responses … Read More

The Crafting System Episode 19: The Holtzman Spectrum

August 9, 2016 |

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In episode 19 of The Crafting System, Ness and Eris talk about new awesome 2016 “Ghostbusters.” Ness rewatched 1984 “Ghostbusters” and does not like. (Fangirl Happy Hour summed up her feelings … Read More

My Journey In Shedding My Toxic Masculinity

June 29, 2016 |

It has been nearly a year since I was asked to be a staff writer at Can’t Talk Media, and in that time I have changed and learned a great deal about myself. Much of it I wish I had … Read More

My First Feminist Role Model

June 24, 2016 |

Please welcome Vianey back for a great piece on how representation matters for My First Fandom Week.

When I started reading a book about a bespectacled orphan boy who finds out he’s a wizard and attends a school of magic, … Read More

Avoiding the Nursery

May 4, 2016 |

Please welcome guest writer Fluidfyre, with a piece on choosing to be child-free.

In the late ’80s I was a snot-nosed little kid in grade two whose hair was a bird’s nest and whose favorite shirt was neon orange and … Read More

Why Is Rey So Important?

February 3, 2016 | | 2 Comments

We are far enough out from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” that I feel I can talk about the importance of Rey without having to worry about spoiling the story. That being said, if you haven’t seen it yet and … Read More

The Force Is With You (Unless You’re A Mother)

November 16, 2015 |

“Star Wars” is, at its core, a family saga. Yet it’s worth noting the focus has been on relationships between men. The original trilogy, in a nutshell, is about boy following in the footsteps of his father, finding his father, … Read More

I Will Wear What I Like

August 5, 2015 | | 4 Comments

A few months ago, I came across an incredibly shitty post that sought to put we so-called older women in our place by telling us 24 things we should no longer wear. That’s right, women older than 30 are over … Read More

Joked To Death

July 21, 2015 |

Welcome back the amazing Justin for an article on, in his words: So there’s two new animated Batman movies coming out next year. One is based on that ever so popular and never critiqued comic “The Killing Joke”–ah, %^&$.

There’s … Read More