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: Amy Schumer

On Wednesdays I post about my favorite women.  Today’s woman crush: Amy Schumer What you already know about Amy Schumer: She is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress and is currently the star of the her own sketch comedy series called Inside Amy Schumer, which airs on Comedy Central. Amy was recently named as one of TIME’s 100 Most…