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Legend of Korra Gay Korrasami
5.0

Progressive Legend of Korra Ends on Fantastic Queer Note

The Legend of Korra’s progressiveness isn't just in its queer lead. It is often in its refusal to talk down to its audience or force idealism onto them. The show crafts a deeply flawed world where there are no right answers and provides heroes who are capable of being just as hurtful and oppressive as the villains.

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Mad Max Fury Road
5.0

Mad Max: Fury Road – Innocuous Feminism

Because the feminism on display in Mad Max: Fury Road is so innocuous. The fact that it isn't radical--that it's so "duh" to anyone with half a brain and an ounce of empathy--leaves me bummed. It's like the world treating a fart like a god damned tornado.

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Supergirl 2015 Trailer

Supergirl Trailer Super Deceptive: Not At All Girly

The Supergirl extended look released by CBS last night checks off those "chick flick" tropes like it shared a script with Saturday Night Live. But stop. Imagine the twee music isn't playing through her journey of self-actualization. Squint and picture her as a broad-chested fella.
Legend of Korra Gay Korrasami
5.0

Progressive Legend of Korra Ends on Fantastic Queer Note

The Legend of Korra’s progressiveness isn't just in its queer lead. It is often in its refusal to talk down to its audience or force idealism onto them. The show crafts a deeply flawed world where there are no right answers and provides heroes who are capable of being just as hurtful and oppressive as the villains.
OUAT - SwanQueen Is Shocked
2.5

Review: Once Upon a Time – ‘Fall’

Regina’s descent into giggly romanticism, tenderness, and heroism has been surprisingly gradual. Lana Parilla has come a very long way in her portrayal of her, but it’s only when Regina warns Robin that you realize how far she’s taken the character. Here’s a good-hearted woman legitimately terrified of what she’s capable of.