BY Janelle in General on Mar 18, 2011 |
Part time harm reduction worker, Jen Osborne spends her weeks chatting with hundreds of drug addicts and homeless people in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, Canada. She tells the stories of ten women in Vice Magazine’s “Street Wear: A Wig and Some Make Up Can Still Trick Canadian Cops,” who fall into no fewer than three government assigned categories of HIV or hepatitis C positive, schizophrenic, bipolar, transvestite, cancer ... Read More
BY Intern Julie in Boob Tube on Mar 17, 2011 |
Youtube user and Swedish resident Wilhelm Hepel has made a tribute video to the oeuvre of the world's greatest film and television extra, Jessie Heiman. The urban myth is that Heiman appears somewhere in every movie or tv show of the last ten years. Hepel managed to find one or two instances of Heiman's prestigious career...
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Wanna get in touch with the most famous unfamous person? Heiman's been ... Read More
BY Intern Julie in Feminizzle on Mar 17, 2011 |
Damn. Bethann Hardison is fierce. She was the first black cheerleader at her Brooklyn highschool, the first African-American person working an upscale New York City showroom, and one of only a handful of black runway and fashion models in the early 1970's.
But Hardison knew she could be more effective behind the camera than in front, and in 1980 joined one of the top modeling agencies as a booker. It was her wheeling and dealing that persuaded top designers to ... Read More
BY Janelle in Feminizzle on Mar 17, 2011 |
In Liberia, rape has become a standard procedure, used as a tool of oppression and to instill fear. From 1989 to 2003, the Liberian civil war used mass rape as an element of warfare, affecting 3 out of 4 young girls and women. Although the war ended, the rape epidemic still continues in Liberia and has shattered the social norms of the community. Even after almost 8 years, women continue to live in fear and continue to be victims of ... Read More
BY Janelle in General on Mar 17, 2011 |
Meet Kayla: an Internet hacker from Anonymous. Is her name really Kayla? Is she even a teen girl? I don’t know and probably never will. Either way, I think it's pretty bad ass seeing what she has done in defense of Wikileaks, an organization that publishes private, top-secret, classified media from unknown sources.
Anonymous has brought down the websites of MasterCard and Paypal, fighting against censorship and “copywrong.” ... Read More