Feminist Fridays: March 29, 2013

I’ve never participated in a meme or had regularly occurring feature, but I’m going to give it a shot and see if I can stick with it. I find I’m always interested in feminist perspectives, whether it’s in regards to literature, pop culture, or current events. Feminist Fridays is going to be my forum for… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: March 29, 2013

Tales from the Teen Zone: 50 Shades of Grey

UPDATE 7/1/2012: I’m surprised by how many people have come across this blog by googling some permutation of should teenagers read 50 Shades of Grey? I haven’t actually read 50 Shades, just excerpts on the Internet and the 50 Shades of Suck tumblr. I wrote about my feelings on the book here. For the record,… Continue reading Tales from the Teen Zone: 50 Shades of Grey

50 Shades of Grey

If you’ve opened a newspaper, a magazine, your favorite blog, or turned on your favorite morning news program any time over the last couple months, you’ll have seen the coverage of what so many have found startling: that women like to read about sex. The sensation over Twilight fanfiction turned bestseller with a six figure… Continue reading 50 Shades of Grey