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
BY skye in Feminizzle on Oct 08, 2010 |
Hey ladies, got any bras hangin' around that are either too big, too small, too tight, too fancy, too neon or too cream??? In honor of Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness month, why don't you donate those extra double-barreled slingshots to women who actually need them? By recycling your bras, you will be helping to raise money for breast cancer research and giving ladies across the globe some much needed "support."
If you want to ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Oct 06, 2010 |
The formulas for success in the Land of Show Business are quite clear. Playing a politician or mentally challenged character will get most men an oscar, making a movie about war or funny-looking people in lands unknown will get most directors 9 oscars, and wrinkles on a woman can cost her a career.
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BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Oct 05, 2010 |
Lynda Carter made television history when she played Wonder Woman from 1975-1979. Can such an iconic portrayal ever be lived up to? It will have to be, because word is out that David E. Kelley, creator of "The Practice", "Ally McBeal", and "Boston Legal", is on board with Warner Bros for the return of a Wonder Woman TV series. Little is known regarding details of the show, except that it might focus more on Wonder Woman's alter ego, Diana Prince, as ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Feminizzle on Oct 04, 2010 |
Rarely is the role of men in feminist activism addressed in an organized forum, backed by research and experience, as it will be tomorrow in the panel, "Building Partnerships: What Men Can do to Advance Women's Leadership." Hosted by Barnard College's Athena Center for Leadership Studies, which is run by renowned civil rights attorney Kathryn Kolbert, the event features panels on women's leadership in the private sector and in public institutions. Nicholas ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Oct 01, 2010 |
The answer: because two senators are holding up the vote that would allow it. Yep, you read that right: Senators Tim Coburn (R – OK) and Jim DeMint (R – SC) have placed a hold on the bill (which the House already passed), which would sell a piece of land near the Smithsonian Institution for the purpose of building a National Women’s History Museum. Their action came after the Concerned Women for America wrote DeMint a letter urging him to hold ... 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