Sexism in Comics

“Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow was the only superhero whose assets were displayed as perhaps they would be on the poster for a porno parody version of the movie. Everyone else got to look like ass-kicking saviors ready for battle”

Natalie Portman and Girlpower

Our discussion on Thursday about Girlpower and feminism made me think of a comment Natalie Portman recently made in an interview with Elle Magazine about feminist characters. She said: The fallacy in Hollywood is that if you’re making a “feminist” story, the woman kicks ass and wins. You can read more here. Natalie Portman is describing…