good for her.
Like, you know, whatever.
"It’s difficult enough to find a game where a woman is the main character. Finding one where you play as a woman and have positive, meaningful interactions with other women? It’s like spotting a goddamn unicorn."
To me, this song is a Womanist epistle. “U.N.I.T.Y.” by Queen Latifah sits in a really special place of my heart. She critiques street harassment (which I write about A LOT), domestic violence, and patriarchal masculinity all in one song? Lawd!
Set #4: Lean In Collection
In honor of Galentine’s Day, I’m posting a series of all my favorite photos from Getty’s Lean In Collection, a library of images devoted to the powerful depiction of women, girls and the people who support them.
“The most important thing for us is that you felt like the woman had agency, not like the image was happening to her, but she was the protagonist of her own story— they all should feel like the hero of their image,” Grossman said.
Since I had super-short hair through fifth grade (when my mom stopped cutting it and I was allowed to grow it out), there were multiple times I was assumed by others to be a boy. I hated it. I’ve never liked wearing dresses or skirts (I still don’t) and preferred to wear pants and shorts. So my experience was only slightly similar to the author’s… but still. Relevant to my interests!
Photo by Suzanne Heintz.