BY Libby Zay in Feminizzle on Feb 08, 2010 |
Ladies, meet Markus: the first man you can legally hire for sex in the U.S.
The Shady Lady Ranch in Nevada hired the "prostidude" after winning state and county approval to employ male prostitutes. This 25-year-old former Marine found himself outpacing a few other good men, and now he can be yours—for $300 an hour.
Here's the intimate details on Markus, according to Markus: Before accepting the position he had a brief stint as a porn actor (he only ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Feb 08, 2010 |
This past week, several members of Congress re-introduced the International Violence Against Women Act, a bill designed to support international programs to end violence against women. From an article on Politico.com, co-written by Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and Representative Bill Delahunt (D-MA), as well as Larry Cox and Kerry Kennedy (from Amnesty International USA):
"IVAWA will support innovative programs that challenge public attitudes and cultural practices ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Feb 05, 2010 |
Yep, it's Rush Limbaugh being distressingly offensive again. Apparently, someone called into question his judging the Miss America pageant, being as that he seems to hate women in every way, shape, and/or form, so he went on Fox News (where else?) to explain that he supports women. What?
The transcript and video from Think Progress:CARLSON: So for those who were critics of you in judging this pageant, and saying that you haven’t been a supporter of women ... Read More
BY Claire Hamilton in Artsy on Feb 05, 2010 |
There’s already a buzz around this year’s Academy Awards. Not only is there a woman’s name in the boys club category of Best Director (only the fourth time a female director has featured in that list – go Kathryn!).. but there’s a nomination in the Documentary Feature category which is definitely one to watch.
Which Way Home was made by Rebecca Cammisa with help from the organization Women Make Movies. The film follows ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Boob Tube on Feb 05, 2010 |
The Super Bowl is, historically, one of the most-watched events in American television each year. Folks gather far and wide to watch the AFC and the NFC champs duke it out. Although really, the Super Bowl is more about two very very important things: one being food (just writing this so far has made me crave queso dip and pigs in a blanket...) and the other being good old American capitalism via commercial-watching. We've all seen the entertaining ads with cat ... Read More