I just wanted to let you know that your trusty AngryNerdGirl hasn’t abandoned you. There has been a LOT going on the past few weeks regarding agency, women’s rights over their own bodies, and feminism in general. I have so much to say, but have had so little time to write! Just a quick update: I’m currently a little over halfway through training to be a medical advocate at Rape Victim Advocates (check them out, they’re amazing.) Also, I’ve been recapping Scandal over at tvgasm and took a little trip out of town. I have been a very busy lady! Hopefully, I will get my thoughts out in a coherent order tomorrow and post something brilliant for you all. In the meantime, however, I’ve been reading a lot about Disney’s newest feminist scandal regarding fellow curly-haired feminist Merida. Being who I am, after getting over my initial outrage, I started to realize that Merida is extremely similar to another pop-culture hero. Then I made pictures to prove it. Guess who? Nope, not Katniss Everdeen!
Hint: They share a love of badassery and a hatred of fancy dresses. Continue reading