The Horror of Coming of Age: Films Subverting the Teen Girl Experience

Growing up can be a bit of a bloodbath for everyone, regardless of gender. And when it comes to how the actual gory details of the process are portrayed on film, young female characters don't often get the same freedom to explore the dark side of the process that young men do, unless you happen to be watching a… » 10/15/13 6:45pm 10/15/13 6:45pm

"Too Brash, Too Forceful, Or Too Flirty": 2,000 Years Of Dangerous Women

Some scholars think that within in the half-century of active witch-hunting, as many as nine million people, mostly women, were executed, and countless more tortured. At the height of the craze, "witches" as young as seven were killed; in other cases they were forced to watch their mothers burned alive. The last… » 11/07/08 4:40pm 11/07/08 4:40pm