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?
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
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