Sunday Collection

3 Apr

Embedded in a story about environmentalism, how the washing machine has effected women’s lives.

A new-ish trope in American cinema, the Manic Pixie Dream Girl.  On one hand, it’s outside of the usual virgin-or-whore tropes, but on the other hand, it’s yet another trope where women in movies don’t get to be people for our own sake.

A woman who paved the way for other women in country music gets inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Men aren’t the only ones fighting for freedom in the Middle East and Africa.  Unfortunately, women are still paying the price for simply being women that they have always paid in war, whether they were involved in the fighting or not.

And finally, Women in Art, a handy instrument to answer those people who insist that the beauty standard for women has always been the same:

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