Bio

Megan KearnsMegan Kearns is a film critic, freelance writer, and podcaster. She’s also a feminist queer vegan.

Megan is the co-host of the Spoilerpiece Theatre film podcast. She is an editor at the feminist film site Bitch Flicks. Megan is also a member of the Boston Online Film Critics Association (BOFCA).

Megan’s work has also been published in or appeared at Bitch Media, Fem2pt0, Silver Century FoundationWomen and Hollywood, Everyday Feminism, Feminist Magazine on KPFK RadioOpen Letters MonthlyArts & Opinion, Italianieuropeiand Women’s Views on News. Her work has been referenced by CBS News and Forbes. She has been quoted in The National and The Washington Post’s Express and interviewed for Ms. Magazine‘s blog. Megan was also listed on Screenqueens‘ “15 Women Film Critics You Should Be Reading.”

Megan founded the blog The Opinioness of the World, a feminist vegan site covering issues and topics in media, film, TV, food, body positivity, politics, animals, pop culture, and reproductive justice.

In addition to writing, Megan possesses a diverse career background in gender, finance, politics and event planning. Most recently, she worked as the Administrative and Program Coordinator at the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) at Harvard Kennedy School where she coordinated the non-partisan political training program From Harvard Square to the Oval Office. She has also worked as an intern in the office of Representative Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) at the Massachusetts State House. Passionate about reproductive justice and women’s rights, Megan has fundraised or volunteered with Eastern Massachusetts Abortion (EMA) Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts, the Athena Film Festival, Martha Coakley for Senate and Casa Myrna Vazquez‘ domestic violence hotline.

Megan earned her B.A. in Anthropology and Sociology (Double Major), with a focus on gender, culture, and the intersectionality of race, class, and gender. She earned a Graduate Certificate in Women in Politics and Public Policy from UMass Boston.

Living in the Boston area, Megan in her spare time goes to independent film theatres,  attends film festivals, peruses bookshops, eats all the vegan food, and perpetually adds more films to her never-ending streaming queue.