Tag: Emma Watson

How we can get more Emma Watson’s and Beyonce’s into our news

A few years back, one of the best days of my life was simply watching a football game with my girlfriends, drinking beer and cursing out our favorite team. I remember leaving the game wondering if there were other groups of girls who shared in our same interests. I went home and headed to Google for the answer but after searching for what seemed entirely too long, what I found was disappointing sea of pink jerseys and football widows. This was the first time I realized how perceptions within the media can be completely off base. Another eyebrow raising...

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Emma Watson Makes Incredible Gender Equality Speech At UN

Former Harry Potter star Emma Watson was in New York over the weekend giving a speech at the United Nations for the gender equality campaign, HeForShe. Watson, who’s the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, believes the word “feminist” has become a dirty word of sorts, without it ever meaning to. “I was appointed six months ago and the more I have spoken about feminism the more I have realized that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop. For the record, feminism...

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Movie Night: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower on DVD

SEE The Perks of Being A Wallflower, the marvelous coming of age story about misfit high school friends set in the 1980s, from writer/director Stephen Chbosky.  With great performances highlighting a superior script, this film is a cut-above almost all others in the genre. Hit the title/continue reading to read more. . . image source The Perks Of Being A Wallflower is told from the point of view of Charlie (Logan Lerman), a troubled teen entering his first year of high school.  We see his initial isolation upon his arrival, and he alerts in voice over how all of...

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