Ria leads a discussion with Alyson, Tonya and special guest Michelle Yang about the women of HBO's The Last of Us. They discuss the naunced female characters, all who have their own agency and point of view and how this enhances the overall story.
Michelle is a writer and mental health advocate and you can follow Michelle's amazing work at michelleyangwriter.com or via Instagram: @michelleyangwriter
Creators & Guests
Alyson Shelton (she/her)
Alyson Shelton writes about women across mediums + genres. She’s written about a superpowered and multi-faceted heroine in her comic Reburn, and uncovering childhood secrets in Eve of Understanding, the award winning feature she wrote and directed. In her award winning screenplay, The Night We Met, she tackles a psychological thriller through fractured realities and self-invention. She is working on a memoir in essays and her writing has been published widely at outlets including The New York Times, Ms., The Rumpus and more. Her generalist knowledge and approach make her the perfect fit for her podcast, Fine Cut, in which she and a guest take a deep dive into one scene of the guest’s choosing. You can learn more about her through her website, www.alysonshelton.com and her Instagram @byalysonshelton where she hosts a weekly Instagram Live series inspired by George Ella Lyon’s poem, Where I’m From, where she’s hosted over 100 writers and creatives.
Ria Carrogan (she/her)
she/her. Femme on Collective producer. Host of Femme on Film, Femme on TV and Hearts and Vaginas. Pop Guerrilla. Smash the patriarchy.
Author | Actress | Activist ~ Fairy Queen ~Sapiosexual | Cinephile Writing Linguistic Sensuality (she/her) Repped by @askamycollins & @OpaqueMgt UK
What is Femme On?
The Femme on Collective is a podcast collective where we discuss issues or pop culture that interests us, with a feminist, female view. Hosts Ada, Alyson, Jess, Ria and Tonya bring their unique voices to a variety of subjects including books, film, TV, feminism, comics, fitness, activism and so much more.