I need advice on two matters....

1) I have a friend (younger than me by almost a decade) who doesn't understand/isn't aware of some of feminism's problematic past and has been hurting our mutual friends by talking about Feminism as if it's a monolith of perfect behavior. (e.g. to my friend who doesn't like the label feminist but agrees with and is… » 8/04/14 10:43am 8/04/14 10:43am

No, Hollywood. Ignore Lucy. Please.

Lots of people are talking about how well Lucy did this past weekend, beating out all competition. And while normally I'd be excited to see a female-led film in the top spot (despite my rampant and deep-seated dislike for Scarlett Johansson), I want us all to pretend that Lucy never happened. » 7/28/14 2:44pm 7/28/14 2:44pm