Has Patriarchy Turned Us Into A Bunch of Mean Girls?

In the 2004 film “Mean Girls” we watched a group of high schoolers maneuver the delicate dance of adolescence. The film shed a comical light on the social hierarchies women navigate when competing for the prizes of patriarchy, that would be men, and no one was a bigger competitor than Regina George. Mean girl extraordinaire, Regina, and her crew of “plastics”, brought down a reign of teen terror all in the hopes of winning back the ultimate prize, a boy. But as competition intensified, everyone would soon realize that there was no victory to be had, especially…

To keep reading this story, get the free app or log in.
Read the rest of this story with a free account.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store