BY Molly Labell in Feminizzle on Jan 14, 2011 |
I know periods. I first got mine when I was 11 and get mine every 29 days, for exactly 5 days. I'm a machine! I've been menstruating for half of my life now and have tried just about every option out there: pads, tampons, disposable and reusable menstrual cups, the Pill, sea sponges and just wearing old undies you don't care about. Few things worked for me. Pads and sponges felt too bulky, not doing anything is only something I feel comfortable doing around ... Read More
Toddlers & Tiaras is at it again!
Last week we brought you Mia the Mini Madonna, but this week we bring you something even more horrifying.
A five year old having her eyebrows waxed.
Alright, so, Toddlers & Tiaras does take place in a world where children wear false teeth and spray tan and parade around like dolls, but this clip is enough to make me cry.
In it, we see the poor little girl crying and pleading, “No, nooo, no please ... Read More
BY Emma Claire Goodman in Artsy on Jan 13, 2011 |
I am of the opinion that comic and cartoon art is very much a form of "fine art." It is the one medium where anything you can imagine can become possible. If you dream it, you can realize it with a pen and a piece of paper. Now more than ever women are using the comic medium to express smart, creative, and even sexy stories.
A few months back we did blog on webcomics by-women-for-women. Here are a few more suggested reads and artists for all you girly comic and ... Read More
BY Molly Labell in General on Jan 13, 2011 |
The 92nd Street Y's season is off to a great start! Through June, the center will host a number of smart and powerful women.
On Sunday, 1/23, drop in to see Congresswoman Nita Lowey, author Gloria Feldt, and journalists Rebecca Traister and Carol Jenkins discuss women, power and politics. As a personal aside, I spent one summer interning for Congresswoman Lowey, and her dedication to women's issues is truly inspiring! You won't want to miss this.
On ... Read More
What better way to give a celebratory memorial to Ari Up than a PUNKY REGGAE BIRTHDAY PARTY? This Sunday, January 16th, Dunia Best and Aram Sinnreich (Brave New Girl, Agent 99), the Punk Professor Vivien Goldman, Joly McFie of Punkcast.com and friends are honoring the pioneering lead singer of bands True Warriors, the Slits, and New Age Steps.
Honoring Ari Up is an incredible assortment of talent. Led by Musical Director Ira Heaps, the original and current members ... Read More