Tag: femme

  • Agent Carter: Can I be her already?

    You remember Agent Peggy Carter from the Captain America movies, right? And you know ABC gave her her own miniseries and scheduled it during Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s winter break, right? And you saw its two-episode premiere last Tuesday because all of my readers live in the US and structure their lives around TV schedules, right? What??? OMG […]

  • It’s Okay to Try

    You don’t have to try Take your makeup off Let your hair down Take a breath Look into the mirror At yourself Don’t you like you? – “Try,” Colbie Caillat If you’re at all engaged in social media, you’ve probably seen Colbie Caillat’s new music video for her song, “Try,” in which she starts out […]

  • In The Name Of The Moon, I Shall Punish You!

    I’ve been watching Sailor Moon on Hulu for the last few weeks. I didn’t get into this franchise until I was an adult, but it’s still nostalgic to me in a way because it’s such a blatant celebration of female adolescence. Usagi Tsukino is the personification of the 14-year-old psyche. All the ups and downs, the […]

  • The Quandary of a High Femme Feminist

    [As I’ve said, I’ll be using this blog to talk about random stuff that’s on my mind in addition to Thalia’s Musings stuff. Welcome to the first such post.] Can I tell you guys a secret? I don’t hate princesses. I’m not talking about Kate, Diana, and Grace. I’m talking about the romanticized idea of […]