Television

“Alias Grace”: Come for Margaret Atwood’s Classic Feminist Themes, Stay for the Historical Gal Pal

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Watching this show, I was transported to so many conversations with so many men, times when for any number of reasons I knew I couldn’t say “I don’t want to talk about this” and instead had to rely on a combination of playing dumb and playing up ladylike sensibilities, because I knew those would be taken more seriously than my agency as a person.

Television

We Lost One of TV’s Most Important Lesbian Characters When “Survivor’s Remorse” Got Axed

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The conversation of multi-dimensional black thought, and questions of isolation or not feeling “black enough”, is one that a lot black people are familiar with. It’s smart and nuanced. It’s also a conversation that fundamentally could not be filtered through a white lens. It could not exist on a television show that wasn’t like this.