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Editor breaks gender norms in literature

Editor breaks gender norms in literature

By Talia Kuhel, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Books

The New Yorker's fiction editor Deborah Treisman outdoes some of the men in her industry

Dunham maks feminist views accessible in memoir

Dunham maks feminist views accessible in memoir

By Ward Pettibone, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Books

In her memoir, Lena Dunham takes down all kinds of stereotypes about women

‘Broad City’ features realistic female characters

‘Broad City’ features realistic female characters

By Sidney Butler, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Broad City" features three-dimensional female characters

Joan Rivers’ feminist legacy still felt today

Joan Rivers’ feminist legacy still felt today

By Sean Hickey, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Joan Rivers paved the way for female comedians to start exploring feminist issues

GamerGate exposes sexism in gaming world

GamerGate exposes sexism in gaming world

By Carter Glace, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

GamerGate brings to light the gaming world's sexism

TV shows lack antiheroines

TV shows lack antiheroines

By Zack Grullon, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In a TV landscape dominated by male antiheroes, where are all the antiheroines?

‘Nymphomaniac’ investigates female sexuality

‘Nymphomaniac’ investigates female sexuality

By Alex Greenberger, Arts Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

Sexual exploitation and feminism combine in Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac"

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ setback for feminism

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ setback for feminism

By Jake Nevins, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

"Fifty Shades of Grey" reverts to old stereotypes about young female characters

‘Gone Girl’ depicts strong antihero

‘Gone Girl’ depicts strong antihero

By Zach Martin, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

"Gone Girl" deconstructs female stereotypes

Protagonist falls into female stereotypes

Protagonist falls into female stereotypes

By Isabel Jones, Film Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

"Gone Girl" perpetuates female stereotypes

Pop trio creates female anthem

By Alexa Spieler, Music Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

"Bang Bang" boasts confident female collaboration

Industry has sexist standards

Industry has sexist standards

By Janelle Pitts, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

While the music industry has made major strides toward feminism, it remains largely sexist

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