Thursday 22nd February 2018,
Televisual

gender

“Chick” Gives Women (and Women of Color) a Story of Freedom, Empowerment

“Chick” Gives Women (and Women of Color) a Story of Freedom, Empowerment

More than three years into her relationship, Kai Soremekun had a knife before her, her boyfriend’s hand on the handle. The emotional abuse had gone too far, and she needed to get out. “I had such a low self-worth at that point,” Soremekun told me. “When I finally got out, I spent a lot of [...]

November 3, 2009 Aymar Jean Christian uncategorized 4

Reckless Speculation: Are Women’s Shows Doing Worse This Fall?

Reckless Speculation: Are Women’s Shows Doing Worse This Fall?

UPDATE: TVbtN’s Bill Gorman quickly explained why the numbers look this way. Thanks, Bill! So TVbytheNumbers, the best TV blog on the Internets, has published a chart on the returning fall shows that aren’t doing so well, and the few that are (Fox is up, the rest are flat or down). Below is what he [...]

October 26, 2009 Aymar Jean Christian uncategorized Comments Off on Reckless Speculation: Are Women’s Shows Doing Worse This Fall?

What Makes You So Special? Women’s Magazines, Gender and Work

What Makes You So Special? Women’s Magazines, Gender and Work

This is the rare post that isn’t really televisual; instead: print! I’m being a little bit provocative here and pushing my argument a little far to make a point. ORIGINAL at SpliceToday. Long ago women’s magazines booked almost exclusively models for covers. They were simply more beautiful than anyone else. Everyone forgave this because these [...]

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