It’s all too easy to accidentally pick out a well-titled, gorgeously illustrated picture book for your kids, only to find that the book perpetuates tired gender stereotypes. On the other hand, children’s books are filled with some of the most subversive characters in literature. Here are five feminist-friendly books my family has read over the years that my now-eight-year-old daughter and five-year-old son love.
This October, women working in media and publishing gathered at Cooper Union in New York for BinderCon, a symposium that seeks to address the gender imbalance in journalism, book publishing, film, and TV.
Sexy Star stands alone in the ring on the new Latino-focused El Rey Network luchador show. (photo source)
My interest in professional wrestling began in 1999—I was just a kid who loved watching WWF (now known as WWE) on TV. This time period, characterized by egregiously violent matches, aggressive sexuality, and ‘‘politically incorrect” characters and stories, is commonly known as the “Attitude Era.”