Timberlake Double Feature: Fake Boobs and Motherlovers

Former boy band-er and current Michael Jackson wannabe (hey, I love him, but he’s no King of Pop) Justin Timberlake hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend. While funny, a few of these JT SNL (omg acronyms!) sketches are crying out for a bit... Read more »

For Realz?: Why Do I Always Root For Females?

Okay, I didn't like Cara and Jaime very much either, what with all the ugly American behavior all season, but why can't an all-female team win the... Read more »

Argentinian Banco Provincia Makes Change

Argentinian Banco Provincia is attempting to blow minds, y'all. In what might be the first mainstream commercial to normalize transpeople, this minute-long television spot shows the Argentinian bank not just acknowledging transpeople's non-stereotypical existence, but making the statement that... Read more »

Ms. Taken = Puke In My Mouth

At first, when I heard there was a video out there in response to the SNL/Lonely Island’s Pet Shop Boys-esque “Jizz In My Pants” that was calling itself a “ladies’ response”, I was psyched. I love when funny ladies do things! And think... Read more »

For Realz?: In the Middle of the First Episode of The Fashion Show

Okay, as your feminist reality TV blogger, I was so excited by this exchange on Bravo's new Project Runway ripoff The Fashion Show that I had to stop watching in the middle so I could run down and put up this post! Click read for the rest of... Read more »

For Realz?: Jon Minus Kate

I’ve only watched a couple episodes of Jon and Kate Plus 8, the TLC reality TV show hit with the family raising 8 year old twins and 5 year old sextuplets, and should say... Read more »

Take a Gaycation to Homo-A-Gogo

A celebration of all things queer, Homo-A-Gogo will take place August 13th-16th in San Francisco, CA. (Photo by Erica Beckman) Read more »

For Realz?: Supermodel Self-Delusion

I'm a little ashamed to admit that I completely mindlessly accepted that, on Bravo's Make Me A Supermodel, the modeling industry would require size 2 female model Salome to... Read more »

Annemarie Jacir: Dreaming a New Reality

Palestinian filmmaker and poet Annemarie Jacir turned to her homeland to make her first feature-length film about a working class Palestinian American woman who struggles with the country's tumultuous past and present, and makes a decision that will change her life. Read more »

sm[art] // Maya Deren: Pioneer and Experimental Filmmaker

My introduction to this week's sm[art]ist came from an exercise in a film class I had taken. The professor was having us list off as many female directors as we could think of and, as you could imagine, the list ended up being fairly short. In addition to... Read more »


One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »