What We Missed

Today is Women’s Equality Day! Do you feel equal today?

On watching My Little Pony while feminist.

The Australian MP Bob Katter is virulently anti-marriage equality. His half brother Carl Katter is gay, and vehemently pro-marriage equality. Watch Carl speak out here.

On Dr. King’s gender politics.

Is this comedy monologue a rape confession?

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/jrcurtis/ J.R. Curtis

    I’m glad to see some feminist love for the new “My Little Pony” show. To me, it’s a dream come true for anyone looking for cartoons with great female characters.

    • http://feministing.com/members/toongrrl/ toongrrl

      Me too! I loved My Little Pony as a kid. One of the first tv shows not to rely on interacting with men
      MLK’s gender politics were very intresting……….imagine if he lived during the Second Wave of Feminism in the 70s

    • http://feministing.com/members/skoelle/ Spencer Koelle

      Ditto. I’m a male feminist and a brony, and I’m tickled pink to finally see mention of this show on my favorite feminist website. Lauren Faust herself is a pretty interesting feminist, and I’d love to see her insights into the situation discussed by the feministing five. =o