No, not really—she’s a typical fixture in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and generally represents what the magazine stands for (like shopping, and being sexy). However, that didn’t stop the editors from writing the phrase “Untamed Va-jay-jays” around the area where her actual vagina should be. It’s definitely eye-catching if not because it’s offensive yet cutesy than because it’s visually so white and bold. The ... Read More
New Orleans' Sissy Bounce Queen, Big Freedia, is most definitely gonna be in Brooklyn this weekend to kickoff her U.S. tour!  Consistently BUSTing gender norms, Big Freedia will be bringin' her crew of dirty dancers including Altercation (booty bounce instructor on the side)  and her pal DJ Rusty Lazer along for the ride. During the day on Saturday, August 28th, the troupe will be at MoMA's PS1's Warm Up Party beginning at 2pm.  When the sun sets, ... Read More
 Listen up.  You have one week to prepare your bid for the 2010 Panties Princess crown (Princes are also welcome). Interested?  Intrigued? Unlike most bids for power, this is your chance to do something truly good for other people, and for young women in particular.  Days For Girls, a program that operates out of Washington State as part of the larger organization "Project Thrive," is asking for donations of new underwear to be sent to ... Read More
Our good friends over at Jade & Pearl have sent us a fun little care package full of natural goodies designed to make you heal and feel more like yourself. One of the coolest things is the Kick It! Smokers’ Support Kit, which means to do just as it says, help you kick your habit. Encased in the pleasant little gift box is the following: .75 oz. packet of Sacred Eagle Herbal Smoking Blend1 oz. bottle of Decompress tincture1 oz. bottle of Breathe tinctureA ... Read More

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BY emily dirienzo in Feminizzle |

   To break up the monotony of life inside my own brain, I’ve enlisted a group of  close friends to update me on the world outside of kittens, cupcakes and 18th Century British literature. This morning my friend Cristina hipped me to the epistolary diamond in the rough, Letters of Note, a blog-style archive of funny, famous or otherwise entertaining letters “deserving of a wider audience”. Such letters of correspondence include ... Read More