BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Oct 25, 2010 |
For 48 hours starting at 12 am EST October 30th, Sirius XM Radio will be broadcasting a special channel devoted to delivering the key speeches and panels from the 2010 The Women's Conference. Tune in on SIRIUS 102/XM 155.
Speakers and panelists include the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman, Diane Sawyer, Nicholas Kristof, Jessica Simpson, Eve Ensler, Howard Schultz, Phil Knight, Matt ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Oct 25, 2010 |
No wonder Nicholas D. Kristof is a Man We Love. As a New York Times Op-ed columnist and, along with wife Sheryl WuDunn, author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, he prioritizes writing about extraordinary women and sheds much-needed light on their notable causes. His recent article in the Times, "D.I.Y. Foreign-Aid Revolution", is an eye-opening account of women who have taken it upon themselves to aid women and girls in ... Read More
BY skye in Feminizzle on Oct 22, 2010 |
Zelda Kaplan renews our faith in the ability to be cool in New York City far after our 30th birthdays. She proclaims that "so many young people are so afraid of becoming old. I would like them to know that from someone who is ninety-four years young, it is fun to be old." With such an effervescent presence in the world and a passport that has been stamped to death, Zelda is very much alive! She captivates humanity with her dramatic ensembles ... Read More
BY Emilie Branch in Feminizzle on Oct 21, 2010 |
This phrase was originally used to describe unfairness regarding minority education, but it could easily be used to explain the current climate of women in politics. Blame Sarah Palin, but it seems that women who want attention for their campaign are becoming more like parodies of America than actual leaders. There is a leap before you look, celebratory ignorance being championed by Christine O’Donnell and Sarah Palin that seems indicative of America ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in Feminizzle on Oct 21, 2010 |
As a predominantly male-based sport, skateboarding can be difficult for girls and women to really get into. Seattle-based organization Skate Like A Girl (SLAG) has been creating equal opportunities for skateboarding ladies since 2000 and has now expanded down the West Coast with chapters in Portland and San Francisco. Organizing committees and hosting various skating events are huge parts of SLAG’s endeavors to provide girls and women with a ... Read More
BY Emilie Branch in Feminizzle on Oct 18, 2010 |
Kim Kardashian posed nude on the cover of this month’s W Magazine. The reality persona is known for her sex tape with Ray J, the TV show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” and general socialite antics. Kim Kardashian interests me, as she must interest most of America, which would explain her popularity. Though this woman is by no means a shrinking violet, there’s something about her I find neurotic.
I have no idea what Kim is like in real ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Oct 18, 2010 |
Last week, the young men pledging to Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) fraternity at Yale were blind-folded in the middle of the night and sent to march in front of the dorms on Old Campus, where most of the first year women are housed, and chant such things as, "No means yes! Yes means anal!" and "My name is Jack, I'm a necrophiliac, I f-ck dead women and fill them with my semen." Their actions were met with righteous outrage, with a statement issued by the Yale Women's ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Oct 18, 2010 |
Ready your clicking finger: today, October 18th, ModCloth will be selling "Purple for a Purpose" grab bags, the proceeds of which will be going to the Pixel Project, a global non-profit dedicated to raising funds and awareness to fight violence against women around the world. The grab bags are set to go on sale at 3 PM EST, and are expected to sell out quickly.
The purple color of the bags is for the Pixel Project's Paint it Purple campaign for ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Oct 13, 2010 |
Ladies, be warned: should it strike you to apply for a job at Olialia, a Lithuanian firm planning to build a resort in The Maldives, you will need one very particular quality to catch their attention: BLONDE. That's right, Olialia is creating an "Island of Blondes", where the staff will be exclusively made up of blonde women. Oh, and among offerings such as spa treatments and "entertainments", they also plan to have an education center called "Pretty Women", ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Feminizzle on Oct 13, 2010 |
You know who doesn't need eye of newt, ghoulish eyeballs or a big black cauldron to cast a spell on the silver screen? If you answered Helen Mirren, you are right as rain.
Check out this teaser of a trailer starring our very first cover dame. The lovely Mrs. Mirren shines as the female rendition of Prospero, in Julie Taymor's interpretation of Shakespeare's final masterpiece,The Tempest.
This flick emerges stuffed to the gills with juicy ... Read More