German pop star Nadja Benaissa, formerly of the girl group No Angels, has officially been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm and attempted bodily harm for neglecting to tell sexual partners she was HIV-positive. Between 2000 and 2004, the singer had apparently had unprotected sex at least 5 times with 3 separate people without informing them of her condition, which she discovered in 1999 during a test while she was pregnant. One of these men, a talent agent, ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Feminizzle on Aug 25, 2010 |
In national news Bristol Palin is on the hot seat for receiving a $14,000 speaking fee from Lifehouse, a home for unwed mothers in Louisville, Kentucky. I'm thinking back home they're loving her. Well, most of them are anyway.
Willow: "Where's mom?"
Todd: "Would you pass the venison please, dear?"
Piper: "Yeah, where's mom?"
Bristol: "She's not coming."
Track: "But you asked everyone to come. Even I'm here."
Bristol rolls eyes. Sighs: "Whatever. Mom's going to ... Read More
BY emily dirienzo in Feminizzle on Aug 25, 2010 |
Tomorrow, August 26th, marks a big day in Herstory, and I’m not talking about the births of the Velvet Underground’s Maureen Tucker or Garbage’s Shirley Manson, though I’ll be sure to raise a glass for them as well. Tomorrow historians and feminists celebrate the 90th anniversary of national women’s suffrage and the official recognition of the 19th amendment by the state. In honor of the movement and Women’s Equality Day the ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Feminizzle on Aug 24, 2010 |
The Lunagals over at Lunapads commit themselves to helping women fight against pollution, save $$$ and just be healthier all around, one period at a time. They offer reusable pads and diva cups as an alternative to tampons. We are big supporters of them here at BUST and would love to help them spread the word that their IS another option ladies!!!
Here is a new video from their website:
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BY Emilie Branch in Feminizzle on Aug 24, 2010 |
No, not really—she’s a typical fixture in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and generally represents what the magazine stands for (like shopping, and being sexy). However, that didn’t stop the editors from writing the phrase “Untamed Va-jay-jays” around the area where her actual vagina should be. It’s definitely eye-catching if not because it’s offensive yet cutesy than because it’s visually so white and bold.
The ... Read More