Tag: feminism

The Neo-Femme Fatale, Cringe Comedy, and Imperfect Feminism

In foregrounding women’s qualities of imperfection and their open struggle with modern gender pressures, figures like Fleabag push back against the feminist expectation for women to be resilient above all else. Through this imperfect antiheroine protagonist, Fleabag resists television’s archetypal ‘strong and independent woman’ and depicts a feminism that although is less than ideal, is real.

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The Pop Feminist Poetry of Saâda Bonaire

“Well, we don’t understand ourselves as feminists and we’re not militant either. We only tell stories that happen to us every day. The songs are about things that happen to everyone and we want to at the most convey a message to the women who read these texts, about our difficulties and how we cope with them.” — Saada Bonaire

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