Instead of thriving, growing, and being encouraged at school, teen girls have to fight and literally compromise on every aspect of individuality or basic respect to survive.
I have extensively read popular YA fiction books, replete with women protagonists who seem strong and daring at first glance. In retrospect, though, it’s become clear that these “Teen Heroines” are more problematic than heroic.
We are staying up late, eating unhealthy snacks at night, and binge-watching Netflix. But this quarantine lifestyle is making the COVID-19 ordeal easier for a lot of teens. So can parents let is go?
Penny refuses to pretend to be someone she’s not- unlike Raj who appears meek and humble while being a spoilt brat or Bernadette who seems adorable but is borderline tyrannical.
Until our fake ids can make a comeback, it is my deepest displeasure to report that teen Zoom parties are the new normal. (Just kidding about the IDs though.)
While everything’s pretty, this Netflix film is as flawed and unrealistic as Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Digital flirting offers a rare benefit. There’s no need to keep it up if you’re sick of each other.
Clueless is rooted in the concept of unapologetic femininity, arguably the most relevant of its themes today.
Pulling down my skirt and making sure my bra isn’t tightly underwired or a non-neutral colour makes me think I have to use my uniform as some kind of shield.
I know someone who broke down when they got 97.8% in their Boards because they wanted a 98.