Seeking catharsis through gripping, unconventional dramas? There are plenty of shows featuring compelling feminist characters streaming on Netflix to carry you through the coming months.
How many women and feminist trailblazers have been historically called by their partners’ names—boiling them down to the mere “Mrs.” version of their husbands?
The answer: a lot.
Looking for a smart comedy to take your mind off the current state of the world? there are plenty of shows featuring compelling feminist characters streaming on Netflix to carry you through the coming months.
Brought to life by two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, “Fundamental” is a documentary film series highlighting the stories and voices behind grassroots organizations and community mobilizers working to support and uplift marginalized and historically oppressed people and communities around the world.
Parents around the country (including feminist professor and media scholar Aviva Dove-Viebahn) have spent more time recently browsing streaming services like Netflix in search of fun—and feminist—content. Dove-Viebahn and her six-year-old daughter are happy to recommend these five kid-friend feminist faves!
For 72 years, TIME named a Man of the Year. In 1999, they changed it to Person of the Year. Even then, only 11 women made the cover. This year, TIME created 89 new covers to recognize women who have defined the past century.
Immigrants and refugees often do not have access to local news—and central Ohio teen Saideepika Rayala created a solution.
The launch of Disney+ raised a critical question: To what extent can a multinational conglomerate further social equality when it has so much prejudice in its past? (And why isn’t “The Proud Family” available to stream?)
Have we done enough to tear back the tarpaulin on the facts, in front of our eyes, that we have allowed lives to be ranked into the valued and the less valued, the precious and the not? Have we reported effectively, yet, on how we have permitted unimaginable luxury and comfort to pile up on the one side, and poison and peril to rain down on the other? And have we given anyone any clear ideas about how might live together differently in happier relationships with each other and planet earth?
When TV comedies like Shrill tackle abortion, they do away with the drama.