My name is Juli Hoffman and I'm...a feminist. Whoa!!! Of all the things I could admit to, of all the titles I've worn, this is the one that seems to create the most controversy. It's silly. Feminism isn't something dirty. Dictionary.com gives us this definition: feminism noun The doctrine advocating social, political, and all other… Continue reading It’s okay, you can still wear lipstick and be a feminist!
Joleene Naylor tagged me in one of her posts about a million years ago and it's taken me this long to respond to it. (She's pretty awesome, by the way. Go check out her blog. I'll wait.) So yeah... That's how crazy the last few weeks have been. I'm WAY behind on stuff. I've been… Continue reading I’ve Been Smacked and I Liked it! (Like a REALLY long time ago… Gesh!)
Last week, I was catching up on some of my blog reading and I read something that REALLY intrigued me. It's called the "Bechdel Test." It's used to identify gender bias in fiction, especially in films, though it easily crosses over into the written word. In order to pass the test, the movie or book must contain… Continue reading The “Bechdel Test”