The Handmaid’s Tale has always been about women. But Season 1 focuses almost entirely on the control men have over women. It shows us the extent and scope of the depravity visited on the bodies of women by Gilead’s oppressive theocracy. That focus is shifted in The Handmaid’s Tale 2×08Read More →


Just when I think I have learned the outer bounds of torture, The Handmaid’s Tale 2×04 “Other Women” steps in to remind me that when it comes to suffering, the sky is the limit. “Other Women” zooms in on June’s, nay, Offred’s perspective in the aftermath of her capture andRead More →

June Osborne is free. The final expression of the first episode of Season 2, forcefully exhaled by our protagonist survivor is true and not. She claims an essential piece of freedom: freedom to and from her body. It is one match struck in June’s journey on The Handmaid’s Tale toRead More →