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Catherine Scott

Catherine Scott

Catherine Scott is a British feminist writer who has been commentating on feminism, politics and the media in her blog All That Chas since 2008. She has written for Bitch magazine, the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement and Herstoria magazine. She recently worked for Ms. magazine in Los Angeles, and regularly contributed to the Ms. blog.

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Women’s Expertize Promoted on Both Sides of the Atlantic

Women’s Expertize Promoted on Both Sides of the Atlantic

November 23, 2012

A British journalist has launched The Women’s Room, which, like several projects in the U.S., proves that the pundit world needn’t be all male. More »

Katniss and Merida—Year of the Heroic Archer?

Katniss and Merida—Year of the Heroic Archer?

July 3, 2012

Having consulted Geena Davis, who has played her share of strong female characters, the author asks, are two successful female-driven action movies released in one year a sign of good times to come for heroic women on screen? More »

Childbirth Hollywood Style

Childbirth Hollywood Style

May 30, 2012

Okay, it's a comedy. But does the most recent pregnancy-themed film have to trivialize women by ignoring any and all real issues about giving birth? More »

Misogynistic Ads and the Oxygen of Publicity

Misogynistic Ads and the Oxygen of Publicity

May 17, 2012

Retro-sexist advertising may be presented as ironic, but it features the same, familiar images feminists rallied against decades ago, argues the author. What to do? More »