What We Missed

The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin on the GOP candidates’ opposition to birth control.

The Pope says that gay marriage undermines the future of humanity.

Shots fired in Jersualem’s “modesty wars” – in the form of a flashmob.

The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Outstanding Achievement in Being a White Male Movie Director! My mistake: the award is for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2011, but you can forgive me for thinking that the category is only open to white dudes.

An undocumented immigrant who helped the police solve a murder is now facing deportation.

New York, NY

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/toongrrl/ toongrrl

    Great…I have family members that love the Pope

    • http://feministing.com/members/blueeyes90/ blueeyes90

      I’m sorry to hear that.