According to dailymail.co.uk:..."Archaelogists in Egypt have uncovered a 3,500-year-old 'door to the afterlife' belonging to the tomb of a high-ranking royal advisor to a female pharaoh. The 175cm red granite false door, the likes of which were found in most ancient Egyptian tombs, was built to take the spirits of the dead to and from the afterworld. The door is covered in religious texts and heiroglyphics and came from the tomb of User, the chief minister of 15th ... Read More
*sigh* Gender socialization begins at such an early age.  I'm lovin the little girl in the middle that's looking all like, "Oh Em Gee Dad, you are SO lame right now.  ALL the cool dads are letting their sons put a ring on it these days.  GOSH!"     You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More
The Chicago Reader's Jessica Hopper reported yesterday that on the revived Lilith Fair's Facebook page, fans are encouraged to choose a women's charity in their hometown to receive $1 for every ticket sold to the Lilith concert in that city. Cool right? But the truth about what organizations are in the running for this grant is not so cool. According to Hopper: "Minneapolis and Indianapolis fans are given the option of supporting Metro Women's Center and ... Read More
Native New Yorker Kanika Ameerah says she was feeling frustrated by the social networking sites available to her, so she decided to make her own.  Her new site, Raspberry Mousse (http://www.raspberrymousse.net), is in her words a "social networking and events portal that caters to the... bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer crowd--truly a place for the rest of the LGBTIQ community, where we get the chance to be and feel like 'regular people' in a world ... Read More
  The IFC Center tributes filmmaker Bette Gordon with special in-person screenings of her films Luminous Motion, Variety, and her latest release called Handsome Harry. One of the most prominent artists to emerge out of the "No Wave Cinema" underground 1970's film movement in Tribeca/East Village, she has since won several awards and worldwide festival acclaim. Gordon teaches film at Columbia University's graduate film division in NYC, is supervisor of the ... Read More