I had to put this book on hold. That’s how popular it still is. If you don’t put a note on it, there's no way of getting it through the library. On the day I picked it up, my eyes were lit up. I literally couldn’t wait to read it. This memoir is set to… Continue reading “When they go low, we go high.” – Review of Becoming by Michelle Obama
Game of Thrones – Why won’t women be allowed to take the lead?
Not so long ago we got to experience the last season of Game of Thrones. While everyone was betting on Daenerys to take the throne, she was betrayed by her lover and finally murdered by him. The brother of her killer got to take the throne. Bran the Broken. But how broken was he? After… Continue reading Game of Thrones – Why won’t women be allowed to take the lead?
I didn’t make this up! Apparently, there’s an informal network out there, seen as men’s spaces, where the focus is on male issues and masculinity. Some see it as the male counterpart to feminism. Not in a good way though. How could it be coined into something good anyways? It’s not about equality, because the… Continue reading Manosphere
Review of Feminasty (Erin Gibson) – The Complicated Women’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death.
I picked this book up at the library without knowing anything about Erin Gibson. I thought the title was hilarious, so I couldn’t resist. And indeed – it’s a very sarcastic book! Later I learned that Erin Gibson co-hosts the podcast “Throwing Shade”, a weekly podcast on women’s rights, LGBTQ rights and progressive politics. Now… Continue reading Review of Feminasty (Erin Gibson) – The Complicated Women’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death.
Review of Good and Mad – The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister
I found this book in a reading group for liberal women. I didn't manage to go to the book discussion, but as female anger is rising or at least showing more and my first reaction to it was ambivalent, I had to read it. Rebecca Traister examines the consequences of women’s anger. She narrates a… Continue reading Review of Good and Mad – The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister