Posted by: Jennifer Welsing
on Feb 08, 2013
Traditionally a conservative and Catholic country, Poland is making small but noticeable steps in becoming more open-minded. At the forefront of this transition is Anna Grodzka, the first transgender lawmaker to be elected into the Polish parliament. She is now up for deputy speaker, a role that will give her a stronger voice in proposing laws and an elevated position in the Polish embassy.
After her surgery in 2010, Grodzka was elected ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Kelsie
on Apr 16, 2012
Polish artist Katarzyna Majak explores female wisdom in her upcoming solo photography exhibit Women of Power at Porter Contemporary in New York. Fascinated by stereotypical witch imagery, Majak's images show women clutching their objects of power and emanating confidence and strength. The artist claims "A witch is a woman of knowledge who takes a broom and sweeps to cleanse the world," and her subjects seem to be cleansing the viewer with ... Read More
Posted 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 ... Read More