Tropes I Despise: Generic Blonde Wife

You almost don’t notice this one, and that’s why it’s so insidious. Once I started taking notice of it, I noticed how prevalent it was.

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Valerian and the Gigantic Mess (Spoilers)

What’s not to love? Cool aliens, ladies taking charge and kicking butt. A space station that could be the same mass as a planet… My kind of jam.

And then I actually saw the movie.

Think of the children

I want you to imagine a country where the following situation could happen. A little girl of eleven goes to her family’s place of worship. While she’s there, she is repeatedly raped by a fellow member of twenty years of age. This little girl conceives and, instead of pursuing justice against her rapist, the family…… Continue reading Think of the children