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feminism

  • Tokenism

    I went to a university that runs its own Emmy-style awards show.  It’s even won awards for being such a high-quality awards show. Let that sink in for a minute and understand…

  • What is “operatic” material?

    I’m a big reader and this week I enjoyed Nuiala O’Faolain’s The Story of Chicago May. [‘Chicago May, one of the few notorious women in the male-dominated rogues’ gallery of American criminals.’]…

  • Opera and body image

    Opera can change the way you see women.   A before and after of Deborah Voigt. When you first plunge into the world of opera divas you can have a bit of…

  • Bechdel test

    In a way related to my earlier post, I thought you guys would appreciate the Bechdel Test. This is something that often comes up in conversation when I talk to friends about…