I’ve never been too much a believer in the Bechdel test’s value as a gauge of “representation”, let alone good representation, or even the value of representation as such in fiction, at least “representation” the way the mainstream usually think about it. Still, the “Bechdel … Continue readingDo My Stories Pass the Bechdel Test?
Politico last night reported on a momentous development: a majority of United States Supreme Court Justices are prepared to join Samuel Alito in overturning Roe versus Wade, stripping women of the constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy they have enjoyed for half a century. Liberals … Continue readingAfter Roe, Scorch the Earth
Recently, I was prompted to consider the issue of what kind of sexual, marital, and familial landscape we’re heading towards by comparisons on Twitter between the political effects of mass singleness, childlessness, and virginity in South Korea as a prelude to what will be the … Continue readingNo Solace for the Single?