To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the release of their book, Manifesta, authors Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards have convened a panel of women to discuss what the feminist third wave is up to today.  From the event description: "During the 1990s, new expressions of feminism were popping up: riot grrls were starting bands and making zines; activist/writers like Rebecca Walker and Naomi Wolf were writing best-sellers and starting organizations; ... Read More
Kartina R., of This Moi blog, has an interesting post up today about lipstick, which she has allowed us to share with you.Lipstick is a fascinating thing. On Tuesday a New York  theater did not pick a play of mine to be a part of their one-act marathon. On Wednesday I felt sorry for myself. On Thursday a good thing happened to me. An accomplishment of sorts. On Friday I wore lipstick. On Saturday and Sunday I did as well. Bright. Red. Thick. Matte. Lipstick ... Read More
From the adorbs  Mish and Sami over at the Poor & Pretty blog, comes the following guide to shopping at your local consignment shop. Enjoy! ----------------We love consignment shops. Why? Well, we’ll get into that in a bit {think brand names at super affordable prices}. First, we want to give you some background before you check out our sweet video. Last week, we went to Peonies, a high end consignment boutique in Centerbrook, CT. Because Sami ... Read More
From the department of "'nuff said," I bring you the following photo and caption from today's Wall Street Journal:"Kevin Abraham-Banks, a Sioux Falls, S.D., trucker, likes to knit while passing the time on the road. Here he makes a sweater for his wife."  Photo by Gretchen Abraham-Banks Not only is he knitting her a sweater, but he seems to also have hyphenated his last name, taking her last name along with his Who is this dude? And does he have 5 million ... Read More
Feminism is “an old-fashioned concept” and “doesn’t seem relevant," according to Sarah Beardsley, the 47-year-old publisher of Venus magazine, which she recently purchased from the two real estate agents who had themselves purchased the magazine only a few years earlier from its founder, Amy Schroeder. As reported by the Chicago Reader, Beardsley’s solution for saving the  zine seems to leave any association with the dreaded ... Read More
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