Stacy alerted me to a good (feminist) analysis of the Onion tweet.
First of all, she says, Quvenzhané Wallis is terrific, no question.
But you know what? All of the women at the Oscars last night are awesome. Just to have survived to that level in an industry that, at best, ignores women, and, at worst, actively despises them means they have to be awesome. Maybe they’re not awesome in ways that everyone sees or acknowledges. But in their own way, they’re fierce and strong and bursting with personality in an industry that is designed not to see women that way…
The best examples of how Hollywood hates women were supplied by Oscar host Seth MacFarlane himself. He sang
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