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Buffy vs Edward

I love this so much! It exposes all the sexist crap being foisted on girls by the “Twilight” series. It was posted at blip.tv, by Jonathan McIntosh. To quote McIntosh’s explanation:

In this remixed narrative, Edward Cullen from the Twilight Series meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It’s an example of transformative storytelling serving as a pro-feminist visual critique of Edward’s character and generally creepy behavior. Seen through Buffy’s eyes, some of the more sexist gender roles and patriarchal Hollywood themes embedded in the Twilight saga are exposed

See a more detailed explanation of McIntosh’s rationale, at Women in Media and News.

It’s about time we stopped people trying to turn our young women back into 1950s helpless little man-dominated wifies. (Yes, I have Opinions about this, hee!) Have a look at how it’s really supposed to go:

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