If you loved “Mad Max: Fury Road” as much as I did, you may be disappointed by the DC/Vertigo Mad Max: Furiosa origins comic book. Feminist blogger Ana Mardoll outlined, page-by-page, why the comic is problematic-bordering-on-if-not-outright-offensive over at Shakesville, ranging from the fact that it lacks continuity and cohesiveness with the movie’s narrative, to the… More »
I was standing 23 feet off the ground on a rickety platform overlooking Manhattan’s East River, a sea of people below watching, waiting for me to jump. Every muscle in my body was trembling. I reviewed my options.
When I told M* on our first date that I’d always secretly dreamed of being… More »
“It was very painful. When I said it was like a rape, that was how it felt to me. I had experienced in my youth being raped, and so I identified with a real act that had been done to me. I didn’t use that word lightly. I had been raped as a child. It… More »