Topic: Television

Let’s Talk About How Sexist Selfie Is

Let's Talk About How Sexist Selfie Is

Last night the new comedy series Selfie premiered on ABC. I found it problematic, and not just because of Karen Gillan’s weird Cher-Horowitz-meets-Zooey-Deschanel version of an American accent, or the scene where vomit spills out of a barf bag, or the fact that the characters are named Eliza Dooley and Henry Higgs. Sure, those things bothered me, but none of them were my main problem with the show. My main problem was how gosh darn sexist it was. More »