Last month, 18 year-old Jamie Keiles caught the attention of several women’s Web sites when she announced her plans to embark on an unprecedented experiment into the female adolescent experience: The Seventeen Magazine Project.
For her final month of high school, Jamie would live her life strictly adhering to the tips and advice in the June/July issue of Seventeen then blog about her daily endeavors and experiences.
It’s now Day 28 of ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Feminizzle on Jun 15, 2010 |
If you have the afternoon off tomorrow, or work weird hours like I do, consider dropping by 92Y Tribeca for In the Fullness of Time: Women Writers on Life After 50. The downtown cultural center will host a panel of five highly influential female writers, in a discussion of "what it means to grow older as a woman in our world." The writers attending made first made noise in the 1970s, introduced new vocabulary, had a hand in the development of the ... Read More
BY Jules Abraham in Feminizzle on Jun 14, 2010 |
Babes and Bikes have had a long love affair. In the 1890’s, the cheap and easily assessable bicycle provided women with a feasible means for free transportation. Susan B. Anthony once said, "Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel...the picture of free, ... Read More
I have to say, I’ve never been all that into Annie. I never read the comic, lumping it together with Prince Valiant and other boring pseudo-historical bits. Never heard the radio show, except for following Ralphie’s slight obsession in A Christmas Story. Never entirely saw the musical/movie, finding the incessant, nasal optimism to stray a bit too far from my own sarcastic cynicism in the Vast Spectrum of Positivity. All in all, I found her irritating, ... Read More
Last week, Deadline.com announced that HBO is currently developing a comedy based on former Village Voice writer, Mara Altman’s memoir “Thanks for Coming: A Young Woman’s Quest For An Orgasm.”
As you can pretty much conclude from the title, the book follows Altman--an attractive a 26 year-old career woman living in New York who has never experienced The Big O--as she launches an entire investigation into getting ... Read More