Where women in sci fi are quietly moving backwards into silent, shiny sexiness, Buffy understood that people are always shifting and full of secrets and parts you can never unravel.
Let’s see what a female leader can do when she’s respected on her own terms, not as an experiment in powerful womanhood
These justifications are about building exclusionary and elite community environments, not about upholding actual religious values.
When young women go through horrific things, and then come out the other side and speak of these things, it ought not to be refigured as salacious gossip, or confession narratives, or something to be judged.
Far right parties aren’t going to become major parties any time soon, or, but that they could have any influence at all is a terrifying prospect.
Taking away the material means of justice while proclaiming one’s government to be tough on crime is an exercise in rhetoric that’s worse than empty.
The bishops are playing politics here, and it’s the sisters who are staying steady with their orders’ commitment to doing the work they understand themselves to have been divinely assigned.
If we’re going to talk about the power of girls, well, they have their own ideas about the ways in which they are powerful and how they want to direct their potential.
There’s something wrong if we’re having to default to a cultural script rather than following feeling.
Unfortunately, the focus on marriage in Australia recently has obscured the deficiencies in some areas of LGBT rights in more urgent need of attention.