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Why Are “Unlikeable” Female Characters In Books Such a Turn-Off, But Unlikable Males Acceptable?

By Sayde Scarlett The first reviews of my debut novel, ‘Clouds and Earth’, are starting to come in. It seems everyone agrees: my main character, Sandy Attiyeh – whom I […]

Entertainment

How Contemporary TV & Female Characters Play A Major Role Impacting Female Audiences

How Contemporary TV & Female Characters Play A Major Role Impacting Female Audiences

By Zofia Wijaszka Images of heroines in film and television industry are changing. Entertainment companies noticed that themes with females in the main role are starting to become really popular. […]

Creativity

Comic Book Illustrator Nicola Scott On Drawing Wonder Woman & The Importance Of The Female Gaze

Comic Book Illustrator Nicola Scott On Drawing Wonder Woman & The Importance Of The Female Gaze

With the massive success of the ‘Wonder Woman’ film at the box office (making nearly $400 million), the emphasis on the female gaze has never been more important. When we […]

Entertainment

New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

With the release of the last two Disney/Lucasfilm movies in the ‘Star Wars’ saga featuring some much needed diversity, especially when it comes to lead female characters, it’s easy to […]

Entertainment

This Infographic Shows Female Oscar Winners More Likely To Play Characters That Don’t Have A Job

This Infographic Shows Female Oscar Winners More Likely To Play Characters That Don’t Have A Job

The Academy Awards – it gives us anxiety just thinking about the controversy surrounding the prestigious film industry award ceremony. Normally associated with ground-breaking speeches and jaw-dropping ball-gowns, the past […]

Interviews

Forget DC & Marvel, Female-Founded Emet Comics Is Focusing On Female Characters Like No Other

Forget DC & Marvel, Female-Founded Emet Comics Is Focusing On Female Characters Like No Other

When you think of comic books, you think of DC or Marvel, and mostly male characters like Batman, Superman, Ironman and the rest. It has traditionally been a male-dominated industry […]

Family Life

Marvel Won’t Make The Female Character Merch We Want So This Mom Did It Instead!

Marvel Won’t Make The Female Character Merch We Want So This Mom Did It Instead!

Remember that time Marvel released Black Widow merchandize and the sales were so astronomical that they realized their mistake in ever sidelining female characters on screen and elsewhere? Yeah we […]

Causes

If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

Earlier this year an eating disorder awareness organization called Bulima.com created a unique and clever campaign to raise awareness about the impact of media on body image. They created a […]

Entertainment

Womanthology Series Redefining The Portrayal Of Female Comic Book Characters

Womanthology Series Redefining The Portrayal Of Female Comic Book Characters

If you’re a female comic book fan, you have probably wondered at some point about the lack of female characters and female artists in the comic world, right? Or if […]

Entertainment

‘Women Who Kick Ass’ Panel At Comic-Con…Kicked Ass!

‘Women Who Kick Ass’ Panel At Comic-Con…Kicked Ass!

Filed under: things too good not to share! This past weekend the San Diego Comic-Con 2014 came and went, and totally kicked ass! There are more women than ever attending […]

Boys We Like, Entertainment

“Rejected” Disney Princesses We Wish Had Their Own Movies

“Rejected” Disney Princesses We Wish Had Their Own Movies

Sick of the same old same old when it comes to the Disney Princess mold? While we are slowly starting to see a slight change with the portrayal of female […]