So Say We All: Battlestar Galactica and Feminist TV

Super excited to share with you all a new partnership I’m embarking on with the Nashville Scene. A collection of writerly ladies, like the always-fabulous Kim Green, will collaborate on a weekly column called Vodka Yonic. We’ll be tackling a wide variety of topics, both serious and less so, that are hopefully of interest to readers such as yourselves!

My first contribution ran last week and I must confess that I’m really proud of it. I’ve been meaning to write about Battlestar Galactica through a feminist lens, and this gave me the perfect opportunity. More broadly, this is a piece about what I think feminist television really is, and what we should be looking for in our media to indicate that it treats female characters equally and with respect. Hint: that doesn’t mean that the women are always the good guys. I hope you like it too!

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3 responses to “So Say We All: Battlestar Galactica and Feminist TV

  1. Battlestar Galactica was great. It got both sides of the coin correct. It had true to form MEN and WOMEN. Neither sex was relegated to stereotypes. The men where not all pigs trying to own women, and the women where not helpless objects. It was a very good representation of a gender neutral society, not a genderless society. I agree, it would be great if more TV was like this show.

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