TO EVIL WOMEN: MAY WE KNOW THEM, MAY WE BE THEM
We notice ourselves in the villainesses of these stories, antiquated and avant-garde alike. We see ourselves in these evil women because they have taken their cues from us. Queers. Brown women. Black women. We know it when we look at them. They’re tall, dark, and hairy, just like us. Centuries of not-so-subtle racist and queerphobic caricatures tend to distinguish themselves like that.