Studies media, people, culture, and storytelling. Sometimes she writes, sometimes she sings. Friendly feminist. She enjoys chocolate, pajama pants, and wearing hats, because they suit her. www.patreon.com/ErynnBrook

My Body is Not My Own #MeToo

 ((Mum and Dad: maybe don’t read this one. Love you!))   I’ve been feeling a little melancholy lately. Ever since #MeToo. I’ve had so many feelings that I haven’t really been able to sort them out. I want to put on the Smashing Pumpkins and just sink into the emotional landscape of my teenage years, … Continue readingMy Body is Not My Own #MeToo

Allyship is Just a Little White Lie

Allyship is not enough. I just came back from the Black Lives Matter Symposium in Cambridge. My friend, DiDi Delgado, a brilliant writer and truth-teller, asked me to co-facilitate the white panels with Abraham Lateiner and Debby Irving. In the process I learned something not only about myself, but about white folks in racial justice … Continue readingAllyship is Just a Little White Lie

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman: Listening in the Name of Intersectionality

  Coming off the high of Ghostbusters last summer, the first Wonder Woman trailer dropped. I wrote an article about the importance of the movie to me. I dug up a story from my childhood about Wonder Woman and waxed poetic about how much this movie would mean to me. My feminism and social justice … Continue readingWonder Woman: Listening in the Name of Intersectionality

Matt Walsh Doesn’t Care About Women’s Sports

Dear Matt Walsh, Kindly take your patriarchal condescension and shove it. If I for one second ever believe that you give a flying fuck about women’s sports, please, let my friends know that I’ve been abducted by aliens. Can you do that for me, Matt Walsh? That would be awesome.  I’ve scrolled through your history, … Continue readingMatt Walsh Doesn’t Care About Women’s Sports