BY Intern Julie in General on Feb 11, 2011 |
Former-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down today after 18 days of citizen protests. His vice-president, Omar Suleiman, held a short press conference where he announced that Mubarak was "waiving" his office and handing power over to the military. The statement prompted a a great cheer from Tahrir square; where many of the demonstrators were gathered. Live news casts from Egypt suggest the people have been celebrating since the official announcement.
In a ... Read More
In high school, were (or are) you a nerdy chic girl who secretly coveted the varsity jackets that all the jocks wore? Did you want one, but didn’t want to go out for a sport that you hated, knowing that even if you got a varsity jacket to love it wouldn’t truly represent you?
Now the fine t-shirt and print designers at Death Traitors have heard your pleas, and are releasing a super cute black varsity jacket that perfectly suits Death Traitors ... Read More
BY Intern Julie in Feminizzle on Feb 11, 2011 |
Author HEY! from the blog you're welcome has written a really touching and strikingly readable post on why she's fat positive. It's practically a mini-manifesta. Here's an excerpt:
"When I tell people I’m fat, the most common reaction is panic: they assume I’m calling myself ugly, and they feel pressured or compelled to disabuse me of that notion. But people clearly notice my size all the time. Servers at restaurants notice it when they seat me. ... Read More
BY Janelle in Style File on Feb 10, 2011 |
To honor the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Matt Snow of Baltimore based Ex-Boyfriend, will be fundraising to donate all profits directly to the foundation. Starting March 14th through April 14th, anyone who purchases Snow’s designed keychain bottle-openers or magnets will receive free shipping and will be directing donating to SPCA.
Other items purchased (hoodies, totes, tee-shirts, etc.), are subject to The Sadie Fund, where ... Read More
BY Emma Claire Goodman in Sexy on Feb 10, 2011 |
While Japan has for a long time allowed and seemingly supported the consumption of sexually explicit or even just suggestive material, yesterday The New York Times reported that a newly revised ordinance by Tokyo’s metropolitan government, will restrict the sale of material including provocative depictions of underage girls, claiming that continuing to allow the prevalence of such media will only allow the furthered exploitation and fetishization ... Read More