3:49 pm, August 13th | by Colette McIntyre
The lyrics video for Katy Perry’s latest single, “Roar”, is entirely composed of young’uns’ preferred method of communication: emojis. Because we here at The Jane Dough are also hip and happening, we decided to document our reaction to Perry’s anthem using the Internet’s medium of choice, GIFs. Got our finger on the pulse of today’s youth? You bet we do!
2:32 pm, July 31st | by Grace Rasmus
Alas, life is not particularly easy when you’re a woman with power; Abramson came to this realization rather publicly when Politico published what some have called a sexist attack piece back in April.
1:45 pm, July 24th | by Grace Rasmus
Clear Channel, a conservative media empire that controls numerous U.S. airwaves and has a history of sexism, has pulled South Wind Women’s Center’s radio ads.
11:38 am, July 16th | by Grace Rasmus
A National Transport Safety Board intern was the one who confirmed those fake (and super racist) Asiana flight 214 pilot names to television station KTVU.
11:15 am, July 11th | by Grace Rasmus
Of the 92 people invited to speak on cable news stations regarding abortion in the past two weeks, only four have been women’s health experts.
4:15 pm, July 10th | by Michelle Alerte and Colette McIntyre
The buddy-cop movie is a long-established genre, steeped in hypermasculinity, testosterone, and the historic appeal of watching two bro-dudes kick butt and take names. Yet with the incredible success of Bridesmaids and the explosion of Melissa McCarthy’s career, Hollywood is finally beginning to sing another tune. Enter The Heat, a buddy-cop movie that disrupts the traditional paradigm by featuring two female leads.
12:30 pm, July 3rd | by Colette McIntyre
And I’m not talking about Aaron Sorkin’s preachy, myopic HBO love letter to rich white men (although that is run by dudes as well) (and one poorly-written female) (what’s up with that, Sorkin?): according to a newsroom survey conducted by the Radio Television and Digital News Association, while women have made modest gains in TV, [...]
5:30 pm, June 26th | by Grace Rasmus
A new British campaign called “Lose the Lads’ Mags” hopes to stop supermarkets from stocking magazines featuring naked women in sexually explicit positions on the covers. Prominent U.K. feminist Kat Banyard, who launched the campaign, believes the magazines violate the Equality Act of 2010.
2:15 pm, June 13th | by Colette McIntyre
Looks like the “New Golden Age” is just for dudes.
1:00 pm, April 5th | by Colette McIntyre
The tourists seemed torn: while they had promised to buy their younger cousins a pair of American sneakers, preferably white, preferably the type that a real hip hopper would wear, they weren’t certain that the horde of women clogging the sidewalk was the type of “New York moment” that their guidebooks told them to look out for.