I am not a good enough feminist. This may be a thought that has crossed your mind at some point in your life. But what does it mean to be a good feminist?  And what does it mean to be a feminist at all? Concrete Utopia invites us to explore the meaning of feminism through an art exhibition that will showcase the works of 23 interdisciplinary artists. Through the experiences of artists, writers, activists, and intellectuals- the investigation of feminism will ... Read More
Want to cease all productivity ever? No problem. The internet just added Cute-Roulette to its repertoire. It's exactly like chatroulette but instead of an endless stream of dicks, you have an infinite amount of cute to look forward to. Not into that video of a bunny opening a letter? No problem, here's one of a kitten giving a pup a massage. Your cute learning-curve just went up. Like way up. Sample cuteness: You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More

Bang Bang

BY Eileen Milman in General |

When I was growing up, I would make my best friends play Polly Pocket with me. I remember it like it was yesterday: a few poor boys and I crowded around Polly Pocket's Magical Mansion, making Polly flip hamburgers on her tiny grill, or perhaps sashay her around a mini lavender ballroom adorned with clear plastic swans and mauve curtains.What would always start off serenely, usually ended up with Polly horribly injured by Matchbox cars exploding into her ... Read More
A class-action suit has been filed against the Wal-Mart corporation on behalf of 1.5 million former and current Wal-Mart women workers. The plaintiffs claim that Wal-Mart promotes a work culture of patriarchy where women are constantly devalued in the workplace. The sex discrimination case includes multiple instances of men being promoted over women with similar qualifications, wage disparity that favors men in comparable positions as women, - in one case, a male ... Read More

Potty Protection

BY Eileen Milman in General |

The expression "powdering my nose" (which I've always been told was the polite way to excuse one's self to the bathroom) doesn't aptly describe the struggle of using a public toilet. It can be a lengthy process that can include finding a place to hang a purse, unraveling rolls of toilet paper to shield one's hiney, and kicking the flusher so you don't have to be exposed to God knows what flesh eating bacteria, etc.I have never bothered lining toilet ... Read More