Dead Wild Roses: Tropes Vs Women – The Straw Feminist

       More than any of the tropes discussed in the last month the Straw Feminist is the one that I run into the most.  Making up an version of the issues that you’re trying to hate-on makes for easy, but dishonest arguments from those who oppose feminism (racism, socialism, equality rights in general) and its goals.  ...

Dead Wild Roses: Tropes vs Women – The Mystical Pregnancy

Amazing how a little pregnancy can spice up a show.  Hollywood’s depiction of pregnancy, giving birth and the physiological and psychological strains associated with the ordeal are, of course, way off base.  On the upside, it makes for a great episode… Filed under: Education, Feminism Tagged: DWR Feminist Wednesday Feature, Mystical Pregnancy, Tropes vs Women

Dead Wild Roses: Tropes vs Women – The Evil Demon Seductress

Women getting squished into yet another trope that reflects poorly on our society.  This time with help of the feminist frequency we observe how women are held up as objects of objectification and ridicule at the same time.  Patriarchy is good at that giving women two choices both equally bad the Madonna/whore trap coming to ...

Dead Wild Roses: Tropes vs Women – The Smurfette Principle

Ah yes, tokenism at its best.  Just imagine the dudely outrage when called out on this particular trope.  See!  See!  We have a female character… oh wait. Filed under: Education, Feminism Tagged: DWR Feminist Wednesday Feature, Feminist Critique, Feminsim, Tropes vs Women, Understanding Feminism

Dead Wild Roses: Tropes vs Women #2 – Women in Refrigerators

Popular culture certainly has it in for women, they wind up dead surprisingly often. Oh and a link to the actual site of the WiR trope. Filed under: Feminism Tagged: DWR Feminist Wednesday Feature, Feminist Critique, Tropes vs Women

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Wednesday Feminist Discourse – Feminist Frequency – Tropes Vs Women

Oh the legions of butthurt MRA’s and Nice Guys are trolling the comments on this particular video.  “Dear God!,”they say,”what about the men?” can be heard reverberating the intertubes.  Wednesday is going to be an examination of the series on video games from a feminist perspective.  Enjoy the ride.     Filed under: Feminism Tagged: ...