V-Day 2013 is a year away. That's enough time for you, me, Eve Ensler, and a billion of our friends to rise together to end violence against women.
Personally, I've loved Ensler's work for the past 4 years, ever since I was a Florida State Women’s Center volunteer that worked the door at a showing of the Vagina Monologues. I cringe now when I remember texting my friend, “Why do 'radical feminists' use the word vagina all the time? So ... Read More
Fox News contributor Liz Trotta recently spewed a very hateful and contemptible rant against women in the military that will leave you angered and confused. When asked to comment on changes in the Pentagon's policies towards women that may put them in jobs closer to the front line of warfare, Trotta thought it was a great opportunity to re-victimize victims of military rape, hint that sexual abuse is expected in the military, and blame "the ... Read More
BY Intern Chrislande in Eat Me on Feb 14, 2012 |
This recipe, from the gorgeous new book, Rose Petal Jam: Recipes From a Summer In Poland, looks unbelievably tasty, and is perfect for a Valenti-YUM!-'s Day treat.
Not only are these rose-petal-jam-filled donuts beautiful---the deep red from the jam radiates love--but they are also author Beata Zatorska's favorite treats from her childhood in Poland. The recipes for both the simple jam and sweet doughnuts were passed down to her from her grandmother. And you know, ... Read More
BY Intern Chrislande in General on Feb 14, 2012 |
Do you have some love you want to get off your chest and can’t quite find the right words to express it? Is there a holiday coming up, perhaps today, that you think deserves a sassy, hilarious card? Did your best friend nominate you to be her Valentine and now you feel obligated to deliver? Do you just like to send funny e-cards to your friend across the office, giggling your way through a dreary Tuesday? ALL THE ABOVE?!
Well, send your ... Read More
Tell me you caught Nicki Minaj's performance at the Grammys. Tell me that I am not alone in labeling it a hot mess.
I love Nicki Minaj. As a feminist of color, I acknowledge all the problems that hip hop has with representing women, especially women of color (don't get me started on the "Stupid Hoe" music video). To be fair, these problems exist in all artistic industries, from film (the recent Pariah vs. Redtails debate comes to mind) to ... Read More