Okay, booknerds, you’ve probably heard already, and if not, I’m here to let you know that February is Women in Horror Month!
What’s that you ask? Stupid question. I don’t know why you even asked it. I mean, it’s pretty self-explanatory…
WiHM is an international, grassroots initiative aimed at showcasing and bringing awareness to the underrepresented work of women in horror industries. Movies, novels, TV… you name it! Women are getting creepy shit done when it comes to artistic expression in horror. Don’t you want to celebrate that and make it more visible in a largely male dominated genre? Of course you fucking do!
There are even events you can attend, which you can check out here.
Listen, I love horror. I’m a woman. And the truth is that I definitely don’t base my entertainment choices on the gender-identity of the creator. Does that make me a bad feminist? Depends on who you ask. Should I be trying harder? Goddamn right I should be.Continue reading “Women in Horror Month: Goddesses of the Dark & Twisty You Need To Read!”