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Top 10 Posts of 2015

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Counting down from 10 to 1, here are the 10 most-read posts in 2015 that were written in 2015.

Masculinity: The Roundup

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Check out all of the posts from our Masculinity Theme Week here.

How ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Demonstrates a More Inclusive Masculinity

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All of them, even those that have more traditional male expressions than the others, end up rejecting more toxic expressions of masculinity.

‘The Legend of Korra’ Caps Off Its Feminist Redemption in (Very Queer) Series Finale

Korra's making a comeback.

Once everything winds down, Korra has her final meaningful conversations with those closest to her. I bit my lip nervously as expressed her gratitude towards Mako for assisting her in the fight. After a reunion so late in the game, I fully expected everything to wrap up with a humdrum obligatory affirmation of heterosexuality.

Why ‘The Legend of Korra’ is (Still) a Feminist’s Headache

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The Legend of Korra Book 2 promotional poster. Written by Erin Tatum. Let me start by saying that I love Avatar: The Last Airbender. I’ve watched it since its original run in 2005 and I continue to re-watch it. The themes are relatable and they always will be. Yes, it’s a kids’ show, but it has […]

The Women of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

Written by Myrna Waldron. Spoiler warning. People have been asking me for a long time to cover this series, and it’s easy to tell why. A genre-blending young adult animated series, it is by far one of the most inclusive and feminist television series I have ever encountered. Unusually for an American television series, the […]