In many ways, the wizarding world is far ahead of Muggles in terms of gender equality, but Voldemort’s regime still manages to uphold the patriarchy.
In an age where fandom has flourished, largely thanks to the interconnectivity provided by the vast expanse of the Internet, that very same web space is now threatened by greed and a volatile political climate.
After reading the comments on our latest “Cursed Child” article, I decided that I’ve had enough. It’s time to get my feelings out, to try to help remind the “Harry Potter” fandom of what matters.
Welcome to another edition of the Alumni Roundup. Our favorite alumni have been busy as usual, working on new projects, running half marathons, and promoting equality, as well as finding time to reminisce about old times.
How does the final “Harry Potter” movie measure up in regards to female representation?
It’s been a good year for Emma Watson (Hermione Granger). Earlier this year, she delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations Headquarters, launched an equality campaign, HeForShe, and was announced as the new UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. Now, an online poll has named Emma the feminist celebrity of the year.
Emma Watson spoke at United Nations Headquarters in New York City yesterday about gender equality in conjunction with the launch of the UN’s HeForShe campaign. Check out her speech here!