BY Larissa Dzegar in Artsy on Oct 04, 2010 |
In its third year, the Feminism in London conference is expecting over 1,000 attendees on October 23rd and will feature speakers like Helena Kennedy, Natasha Walter, Beverley Beech, Ceri Goddard, Cynthia Cockburn, and many more. Panels and workshops will cover everything from an anti-porn slide show to feminist parenting, as well as workshops for children, young adults, and pro-feminist men. Brought to you by the London Feminist Network (LFN), a ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Sep 29, 2010 |
It is 2010 and I read an article the other day in the New York Times about how women are still dealing with the disparity in wages, a battle the women at Ford's Dagenham assembly plant fought, and supposedly won, in 1968. Their struggles, and their victories, are honored in Nigel Cole's new film, "Made in Dagenham", a British comedy coming to us this fall. The film recounts the true story of the 187 sewing machinists who protested being classed as ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Sep 27, 2010 |
I had the pleasure of watching singer/writer/comedian Mindy Raf perform as her alter ego, Leibya Rogers, on Saturday night at Arlene's Grocery in New York City. The act consisted of vegan feminist multi-talented live performer, Leibya, using songs, sounds, and some interpretive dancing to tell us about herself and her beliefs. Among my favorites was a love song to Katie Holmes, with lyrics like, "I'll let you scream real loud when you're in labor", a ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in General on Sep 21, 2010 |
From now until October 15th, 2010, all donations made to Women for Women International will have twice their impact. The Women for Women International Leadership Circle of Washington D.C. is matching all donations made to the charity, which means that a gift of $25 becomes $50, or $75 becomes $150, or $250 becomes $500.
Women for Women International is an organization that supports women who have survived wars, civil ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Crafty on Sep 21, 2010 |
One of the appeals of accessorizing is that we can use ourselves as an outlet for artistic expression, re-designing an entire look with a necklace or making a statement with a brooche. At an early age, especially in educational environments where girls are required to wear identical uniforms, jewelry and accessories are how we express our individuality.
Appropriately, the word jewelry can be traced back to the Latin word jocale, meaning ... Read More