By Brandi MitchellWeb Content Contributor We are approaching 57 years since Betty Friedan wrote “The Feminine Mystique”, an essay identifying the pervasive underlying dissatisfaction of women who were told by society that their worth was primarily found in their homes, … Continue reading The Problem with Popular Feminism
By Hannah Holder Blog Content Contributor International Women’s Day is a very misunderstood holiday. The intention of this day is to celebrate women, to appreciate them and give them power in which we continue to lack from many societies, internationally. … Continue reading How to Celebrate International Women’s Day
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor As another International Women’s Day nears, Instagram is as hot as ever with everyone and their mother’s bikini shots “on fleek.” With likes dictating worth, it’s easy to lose track of what’s really important … Continue reading Ten Totally Awesome Women of Instagram
By Courtney Castillo Social Media Adminstrator March 8 is International Women’s Day, and in addition to an all-woman all-day broadcast, KTSW is honoring the occasion by presenting the complete gallery of some of our stand-out ladies. No doubt about it, … Continue reading Celebrating the Women of KTSW
By Joe Grist Blog Content Contributor International Women’s Day is coming up and all of us here at KTSW are celebrating! On Thursday, March 8 we will be hosting a live 24-hour broadcast featuring all-female DJs and radio hosts performing … Continue reading International Women’s Day is Here!
By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Producer The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with 2.3 million people in American prisons, and in the past few decades there has been an unsettling increase of women … Continue reading Philosophy Mixed: Women in Prisons
By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Women are amazing. We come from women. We lean on women. We trust in women. We surround ourselves with their grace and divine energy. We crave it, intuitively. Despite having this innate knowledge, we … Continue reading In the Land of Women
By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Ladies, let’s refrain from having sex with men until they learn to fight for our rights. Sounds kind of extreme, right? Well singer/actress Janelle Monáe seems to believe it can work. But is it … Continue reading Is a Sex Strike Against Men Possible?
By Hannah Pierce Music Journalist Riot Grrrl music. The underground, all girl, feminist, punk movement of the ‘90s is about to get a tribute show. Rebel Grrrl Burlesque: A Benefit for SafePlace Austin is set to take place on Saturday, … Continue reading Rebel Grrrl Burlesque Show
By Shaeleigh Schmidt Blog Content Contributor Following the March on Washington that occurred Monday, Jan. 23, the feminist movement has gained a lot of attention. Although this should be a good thing, that isn’t completely the case; it seems that … Continue reading The Falsity Behind Feminism
By Daniela Garcia Blog Content Contributor *KTSW consists of and respects varying opinions within its staff. Opinion articles do not reflect the opinion of KTSW as a whole. [Spoiler Alert] As we begin to settle down into the calmer pace of our Texas summer, we may find ourselves with a bit more time to splurge at local theaters in … Continue reading Mad Max: Fury Road, a Summer Blockbuster defying the Patriarchal Action-Film Industry
One of the greatest things about comics has been their ability to be adapted in different ways. There are the comics, the movies, and the television shows. Although some shows are intended for mature audiences, most superhero sitcoms are produced to teach the youth of today valuable lessons every week. Unfortunately, even in the realm of comic book fiction, some shows are cancelled due to the message they send. Click this link to download the complete “Hero Worship” Ep. 2 In recent years a show entitled Young Justice aired on Cartoon Network. It was a simple concept that revolved around … Continue reading Hero Worship: Toy Sales Trump Valuable Lesson
Audio Download By: Kathryn Price Teenagers, they are hard to figure out. Society has been trying to evaluate these creatures by looking into their brains, writing songs about them, and of course portraying films about this stage of being human. April and Junip is a film about two teenage girls. The film does not force an extreme personality of teenagers, but comforts them with the knowledge that they are not alone in feeling lost or misplaced. I was honored to talk to Elektra Johnson, the director, about this film and how it relates to the society around her. The two girls find a teenage girl’s journal … Continue reading Kathryn Price’s “Film: The Art of Understanding Society”