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  • Feminist Sundays

    Feminist Sunday: Ruby Sparks (2012) by Zoe Kazan and The Myth of Romantic Love

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. You know I am a TV junkie: if it is a TV show and has crimes on it, I’m in. I can easily watch five forty-minutes long episodes a day and do not feel really bad about it or myself. But, every once in a while, I do watch a movie, and…

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    Feminist Sunday: Everyday Sexism (Part II)

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. It’s been a long time since I posted anything for Feminist Sundays, mainly because I am reading a lot and working on some very interesting reviews and interviews with women writers. But, yesterday I found this video and I had to share it with you all. I once had a female professor…

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    Feminist Sunday: Poet Hollie McNIsh

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. I know it’s already Sunday night, but I just discovered this poet called Hollie McNish who does spoken word. And she is so good and so amazing that I had to share a video with you all. No more words from me, just listen to her and get lost in her words…

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    Feminist Sunday: Body Image

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. Are you ready for the summer? I certainly am! I can’t wait to have free time, enjoy myself, go out with the puppy and the wonderful Mr.B&R and wear my favourite dresses, show off some skin! But you know what it is time for? Go to the beach. I personally do not…

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    Feminist Sunday: Everyday Sexism (Part I)

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. It’s been a while since I wrote a Feminist Sunday because I have been super busy. But, I really missed the posts and all the healthy discussion and sharing that comes along. I am surprised every Sunday about how much of your personal and private issues you are willing to share in…

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    Feminist Sunday: Dallas Buyers’ Club

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. DALLAS BUYERS CLUB AND AIDS Last Saturday I finally watched Dallas Buyers Club, a movie that I had long wanted to see because it speaks of an era that changed the world. For those of you who do not know about it, Dallas Buyers Club tells the story of Ron Woodroof who…

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    Feminist Sunday: The Children Question

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. As a non-native English speaker, I usually find myself surprised at how easy words can be created in the English language. One of those words that has recently called my attention is “childless”. I have seen it all over the web in good and bad contexts and it is always surrounded by…

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    Feminist Sundays: Judith Butler

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. I will reviewing the amazing and life-chaning Gender Trouble by Judith Butler this week, so I thought this Feminist Sunday was perfect to pay homage to this wonderful writer and philosopher who has changed the way we theorize identities. She is known for her dense style and her very long sentences, but…

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    Feminist Sundays: Margaret Atwood

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. Today, I wanted to return to the quick profiles and share some information about one of the most inspiring feminist writers out there: Margaret Atwood. Name: Margaret Atwood Dates and place: Born in 1939 in Ottawa, she grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec to where her father’s job as a zoologist…