“Men, who forgetting they were born of women, do like vipers deface the wombs wherein they were bred.” – Emilia Bassano Lanier
“Boys are jerks and superheroes suck.” – Violet Parr, The Incredibles 2.
In which I discuss the gendered phenomenon of emotional labour…
“So it turns out there’s life on other planets. Boy, this is really going to change the Miss Universe contest, you know what I mean?” – Jay Leno, Contact.
“T’Challa: If you weren’t so stubborn, you would make a great queen.
Nakia: I would make a great queen. because I am so stubborn” – Black Panther, 2018.
In which I talk to the future president of the UoB Pole Fitness society to find out if you can pole dance and still be a feminist.
“Would a human toilet be a suitable compromise?” – The Carpenter, The Duke of Burgundy.
“Doctor: Just one more thing, Captain. What makes you so sure the baby is a male?
Capitán Vidal: [smirks] Don’t fuck with me.” – Pan’s Labyrinth.
“Someone has to save our skins. Into the garbage chute, fly boy.” – Princess Leia, A New Hope
In which I celebrate drunken selfies and drinking alone.