BY Carmen Rios in Feminizzle on May 19, 2010 |
Emily May of New York City started Hollaback! NYC in 2005 in an effort to combat street harassment. An incredibly underreported, justified, and accepted form of discrimination against women and LGBTQ people, street harassment occurs on public transportation, in crowded areas, and close to home for most folks in urban areas.
What started as a tool of instant justice: May had New Yorkers photograph and submit blog posts about their harassers, has grown into a ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson in Crafty on May 18, 2010 |
A tear, a scratch, or a missing buckle can mean a tragic end for a treasured vintage piece, or it can be the beginning of a Shara Porter creation.
Porter travels the country searching through thrift stores, gathering discarded accessories, and returning them to their former glory.
She makes these found objects her own with the addition of a beautiful, quirky, and often unexpected hand-printed image (like this guinea pig coin purse!)
Shara Porter will be ... Read More
Last February it was reported that for the first time in American history, women were expected to dominate the country’s workforce.
This was of course due to the fact that 82 percent of the job losses at that point had befallen men in predominately male job sectors such as construction and ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson in Artsy on May 18, 2010 |
BUST Magazine is proud to support Momasphere's 2010 LUNAFEST, this Sunday at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange in Park Slope. In the past, Momasphere has created fun and exciting events to educate and empower women. Sunday, May 23rd will be no exception.
LUNAFEST is a festival featuring award-winning short films by women, for women, and about women. Entries range from animation to fictional drama and deal with issues such as sexuality, motherhood, culture, and ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Eat Me on May 18, 2010 |
Why don't women need to wear watches? Because there's a clock on the stove! I'm running out of good sexist jokes, but I think I heard that one in middle school and somehow it stuck with me. Of all the stupid things you can say about women, that they belong in the kitchen is a classic. Or rather, it's outdated. With each year, we move farther and farther from a society that says it's a woman's job to cook. Unfortunately, our ... Read More