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Retro Rewind

What Ripley Taught Me About the Outrageous Durability of the “Weaker Sex”

Resilience, thy name is Woman

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Retro Rewind is a weekly series that reconsiders pre-2000 pop culture. More here.

Rewatching Aliens last night, I was once again struck by the quiet fortitude of its cast of women. Not just its unforgettable hero, Ellen…




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Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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