Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Why Oz The Great and Powerful Is A Major Step Back for Witches and Women
My feminist husband and I hated the promos for the film for many of the reasons Jezebel mentions below.
"Baum was a feminist. He was an avid supporter of women's suffrage, and was happily married to the outspoken, intelligent, and energetic Maud Gage Baum, who had gone to Cornell, and sacrificed dreams of degrees to marry him. Their marriage was an unusual one for the time, as Frank happily let her wear the pants, assert her authority, and rule the house.