Amber Rose, Feminism, and Contemporary Pop Culture

On Saturday October 3rd, 2015 Amber Rose held her widely anticipated Slut Walk in Los Angeles. And while I was of course expecting some negativity, I was in no way prepared for the hateful commentary and backlash that ensued. Feminist backlash–which involves a direct, explicit refutation of feminism as misguided and bad for women [1] is…

#WomanCrushWednesday: Marion Cotillard

On Wednesdays I post about my favorite women.  Today’s woman crush: Marion Cotillard What you already know about Marion Cotillard: She is a French actress who garnered worldwide acclaim for her performances in films such as La Vie en Rose (2007), Nine (2009), Inception (2010), Rust and Bone (2012), The Immigrant (2013), and Two Days, One Night (2014). Cotillard has been the face of Lady Dior handbags since 2008 and has appeared on…