Feminism | Posted by Gina S on 01/20/2012

Countering Hatred on the Internet

Let’s face it: hatred on the internet is big. Hatred of all varieties including sexism, racism and homophobia (etc.) are found everywhere online, and some sites in particular are known as a breeding ground for offensive and insulting users (yes YouTube, I’m looking at you… )

Recently I was fortunate enough to stumble upon the Feminist Frequency YouTube channel. For those of you who aren’t familiar it, Feminist Frequency is a YouTube-based video series run by Anita Sarkeesian, who creates intelligent, thought-provoking videos on the rampant sexism in the pop culture of contemporary society. I very much enjoy watching all of Anita’s great videos, and was happy to find that on each there was an intellectual exchange of ideas, praise, and even debating – that’s reasonable debating- going on …

More >

Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 01/7/2012

Saturday Vids: Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

So chances are if you have a pulse and an internet connection, you’ve seen the viral video “Marcel the Shell With Shoes On.” But what you may not know is that it’s the brainchild of Jenny Slate – former cast member of SNL and all around awesome female comic. Read more about it here – and watch both Marcel the Shell Parts 1 and 2 below.

More >

Feminism | Posted by Angela G on 08/27/2011

Saturday Vids: Male Feminist FTW

I saw this video popping up all over my Facebook newsfeed this week. Does re-posting it make me clever, or pretentious? Either way, this gem from video blogger RitchandFamous (Ritchard Ludlow), speaks for itself.

More >

Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 07/30/2011

Saturday Vids: Jenna Marbles

My friend is obsessed with the YouTube star Jenna Marbles, and forced me to watch about fifteen of her videos in one sitting. At first, I was skeptical. I usually don’t find YouTube performers all that funny. But there’s just something about Jenna Marbles. Is she feminist? I mean…meh. What I do know about her latest video is that the blatant sarcasm mixed with gender commentary had me laughing, and that’s good enough for me.

[WARNING: this video contains profanity, sexual references and all that fucking shit]

Related Posts with Thumbnails

More >