BY Fatimah Hameed in Movies on Oct 09, 2013 |
The stereotype of women and driving in the Middle East is that the two do not mix (aren’t allowed to in the case of Saudi Arabia). But there’s a group of women overcoming this stereotype by doing what they love: not just driving, but RACING.
The Speed Sisters have been garnering international attention over the last few years as the first female team of racers in the Middle East, and now the attention is back while they film a documentary with ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in Movies on Aug 21, 2012 |
Expendables 2 grabbed the top spot at last weekend’s box office, grossing $28.6 million, according to the Washington Post. Makes sense – folks love watching good triumph over evil in gory bloodbaths. But if you’re tired of all-dude action movies in which an entirely male cast, most of who are well past their fighting prime, blow people to bits in an hour and a half, you’re not alone. I was wondering why there've been so few ... Read More
BY Casey Krosser in Feminizzle on Aug 24, 2011 |
A young American woman strolls down a side street of Florence, Italy. Along the way men jeer at her, shouting crude complements in the hopes of catching her eye for just a moment. She is unfazed outwardly, her scarf a protective shield from their world as she continues on her way. Although this image is from 1951, it could easily have happened today. When I first saw this picture I empathized completely with the woman, and not only because ... Read More