BY Alanna Vagianos in Feminizzle on Oct 16, 2013 |
Hannah Price grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado and had never truly experienced street harassment until she moved to Philadelphia. If you’ve ever walked around in a big city (New York is definitely no exception), you’ve felt the horrible effects of street harassment. Street harassment makes you feel like that nightmare we’ve all had where you step into class or your office and realize ... Read More
I have learned everything I know from TLC. When looking for a partner: "No, I don't want no scrubs. A scrub is guy that can't get no love from me." When navigating life: "Don't go chasing waterfalls, please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to." When and how to creep: "So I creep yeah, just keep it on the down low, said nobody is supposed to know." And yes, I know all of these lyrics by heart.
This is why I am SO EXCITED for ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos in Boob Tube on Oct 16, 2013 |
*Swoon* Kerry teach me your waysScandal star and all-around awesome actress, Kerry Washington, will make her SNL debut on November 2nd. Yayayay! If you've ever watched Scandal you understand my excitement. And if you haven't watched Scandal...what do you do with your time? Get on it.
The announcement follows the hotly-debated lack of black female SNL cast members. Kenan Thomspon (one of only three actors of color on the 16-member cast) commented on ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos in Artsy on Oct 16, 2013 |
I'm really not one for art or gallery trolling, but once I saw this artwork I immedietly wished I was still in LA. On Saturday, November 2nd, Sloan Fine Art will open its doors to the "Black Moon" two-day art exhibition. The exhibition will feature all new works by California-based female artists Marion Peck, Elizabeth McGrath, Camille Rose Garcia, and Jessicka Addams. In addition to the new art, other merchandise such as books and prints will be ... Read More
Beyoncé posted a new video on her Tumblr dedicated to her tour photographer, Yosra El-Essawy, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Raised in London, Yosra moved to New York in 2006 and ended up as one of Beyoncé's photographers on her 2013 Mrs. Carter World Tour.
Starting off as a casual bystander who was the only one with a camera at a friend's wedding, Yosra has traveled all over the world photographing people ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos in Style File on Oct 09, 2013 |
Are you a die-hard thrifter? Do you feel victorious every time you buy a full outfit for under $5? If you said yes to either of these questions, then check out aspiring actress and professional thrifter - Lauren Reilly - in her best find yet.
Thanks to ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos in Feminizzle on Oct 08, 2013 |
Although I'm only 22-years-old, I've always wondered what lessons I would teach my daughter if I one day choose to have children. The top three fall along the lines of love yourself unconditionally, be kind, and don't take shit from anyone (it's a work in progress). During my daily internet trolling, I came across another amazing lesson that I could teach my imaginary daughter some day: be inspired - not by Disney princesses or super models - ... Read More
You may have heard of Charm School, Secretarial School, but have you heard of Nazi Bride School? According to recently discovered documents unearthed from Germany’s Federal Archive, in 1937 the Nazis created the Reichsbräuteschule, or Reich Bride School, “to mould housewives out of office girls”.
In order for women to “do their part”, the highest-ranking female in the Third Reich, Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, recommended ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos in General on Oct 02, 2013 |
Need some advice? No worries because comedian/writer Tig Notaro has you covered. In Rookie's Ask a Grown Woman, Tig answers some hard questions from readers and wows us all with her wisdom and, of course, humor.
Grab a tissue or something to write with because her advice is simply perfect. If you would like to submit a question to Rookie's Ask a Grown, email it to email@example.com with "Ask a Grown Man" or "Ask a Grown Woman" in ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos in General on Oct 01, 2013 |
This year, 34 women were added to the 2013 Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people. Although this is definitely a step up (you go girls), the majority of the list is made up of men. Of the 1,426 people on the new 2013 Forbes list of the World’s Billionaires, a whopping 138 are women. Awesome. To make this momentous occasion even better, only 1 of the 20 richest women in the world didn’t inherit her money from a ... Read More