What We Missed

Peter Dinklage used his acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday to advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. Read more about his speech here.

Lowest. Bar. Ever.

This new book, Ashamed to Die, about HIV/AIDS in the American south, looks like a must-read.

Sure, women aren’t funny or authentic, and that’s why Melissa McCarthy just sold another comedy series.

How do austerity measures affect women?

Our Zerlina is now contributing at EBONYread her first column, about why rape prevention efforts need to focus on men.

Our Jessica is going to be on Anderson Cooper’s talk show Anderson this Friday to talk about why America’s obsession with abstinence and purity is bad for young women.

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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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