Feminist-ish

Feminist-ish: The “Cool” Asian Hair Streak Trope

In its most egregious examples, the “cool” Asian hair streak trope is used to camouflage underwritten characters who lack personality. 

Feminist-ish: The “Little Miss Badass” Trope

The trope itself is powerful because audiences also often perceive young women as vulnerable and nonthreatening, and the reveal that a character is secretly a Little Miss Badass subverts their own expectations of the narrative. Read more »

Feminist-ish : The Straw Feminist Trope

Welcome to Feminist-ish: a video series deconstructing the feminist-adjacent tropes that we love to hate. Read more »