The Sleepover Club: The 'Toxic' Femininity Deep Dive Part Two - The Emergence Of 'Dissociative Feminism'

It's part two of the 'toxic' women deep dive! This week we're discussing the backlash against the 'evil' women genre and how the TikTok girlies are catapulting our obsession with these characters into a new era. From being in your 'fleabag era' and basing your whole life on the protagonist of My Year Of Rest And Relaxation, to femcels and the emerging trend of 'dissociative feminism'. We're exploring why so many people view these characters as apathetic but aspirational, and what it all says about our current cultural moment.


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