But Really, Is Star Wars Sexist?

Mr. Reticent sent me an article yesterday, “Is Star Wars Sexist?” by Yahoo! UK & Ireland’s contributor Anthony Price.  In this article, he argues that looking through the lens of the Feminist Theory and ‘the male gaze’, these movies are clearly not feminist friendly. I agree, but I also disagree.  Perhaps it’s just his wording, … Continue reading But Really, Is Star Wars Sexist?

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Girls and Sci-Fi Part II

Out of about 10 girls I posed my questions to, I received six responses!  Not bad.  I was expecting way less since my friends are often too busy to respond to anything related to Star Wars/sci-fi.  They find my obsession slightly strange and I don’t think they want to encourage it. To recap, the questions … Continue reading Girls and Sci-Fi Part II

Girls and Sci-Fi

Why don’t girls (in general) like sci-fi as much as boys?  I love Star Wars, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, Dune, and more, so I can’t speak for most girls, but I was grumbling to myself the other day about how none of my girlfriends like sci-fi. Yup.  You got that.  NONE.  None of them even have … Continue reading Girls and Sci-Fi