BY Katie Oldaker in Boob Tube on Oct 22, 2010 |
Ever since the international phenomenon Snakes on a Plane, I have been wary of [Animal]s on a [Object I Use]. It's a potential recipe for terror. However, my mind has been changed thanks to this video. Observe a pair of kittens slipping on a slide and their mama's valiant attempts to rescue them. Uh-dorable.
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BY Emilie Branch in Feminizzle on Oct 21, 2010 |
This phrase was originally used to describe unfairness regarding minority education, but it could easily be used to explain the current climate of women in politics. Blame Sarah Palin, but it seems that women who want attention for their campaign are becoming more like parodies of America than actual leaders. There is a leap before you look, celebratory ignorance being championed by Christine O’Donnell and Sarah Palin that seems indicative of America ... Read More
BY Laurie in Uncategorized on Oct 21, 2010 |
We are very saddened by the sudden death of Ari Up at the age of 48 (apparently from cancer). At 14, she formed the Slits, an all girl punk band that shook up the boys club of late 70’s England, and she continued to make music and fans with her kooky looks and her punky reggae style up until the very end. She influenced pretty much any and all that came after her and our sympathies go out to her family and friends.
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BY Katie Zanin in Feminizzle on Oct 21, 2010 |
As a predominantly male-based sport, skateboarding can be difficult for girls and women to really get into. Seattle-based organization Skate Like A Girl (SLAG) has been creating equal opportunities for skateboarding ladies since 2000 and has now expanded down the West Coast with chapters in Portland and San Francisco. Organizing committees and hosting various skating events are huge parts of SLAG’s endeavors to provide girls and women with a ... Read More
BY Helen in Music Stuff on Oct 20, 2010 |
Come on out tomorrow, October 21st, to see our very own Crafty Lady, Callie Watts, speak at CMJ's panel discussion Take Back The Mic; Challenging Hip-Hop Stereotypes. The panel speakers will be addressing everything from female MC's to sissy bounce - "all walks of the lesser-heard voices from the urban, rap and hip-hop worlds speak up." Panelists include Marisa Aveling, Rah Digga, Starrene Rhett, Big Freedia, and Victor Vazquez of Das Racist. CMJ isn't all about ... Read More