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Feminist accessories are a must-have gift this holiday season, and you can find a huge range at our BUST Craftacular in Brooklyn on December 10th and 11th. Check out 11 of our favorites from an amazing Craftacular vendor, Modern Girl Blitz. 1. My Cup of Tea Feminist Brooch / Pin. 2. Bad B Award Earrings 3. Red Middle Finger Button 4. Feminism Is Cool Necklace 5. Nasty Woman Award Button 6. Devil Grrrl Pocket Mirror 7. Grrrl Gang Iron-on Embroidered Patch 8. My Choice Cat Button 9. Dear Patriarchy Print 10. Feminist Killjoy Sweater Brooch Set With Chain 11....
Right around this time last year, porn star James Deen was accused of multiple reports of sexual assault, rape, and physical abuse by several well-known actors in the industry, including his former girlfriend Stoya and Teen Mom reality star, Farrah Abraham. While many brands, including Kink.com and The Frisky, made the decisions to cut ties with Deen at the end of 2015, his spokesperson Howard Bragman comments that “very little in James’ life has changed over the past year,” in an interview with the Daily...
Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, is scarily relevant these days. The novel follows Offred, a handmaid in a world in which women have no rights and are used solely for breeding, or in other words, Mike Pence’s vision for America. Even before the election, Atwood admitted in a Guardian interview that the world we are living in now is "close" to the fictional Republic of Gilead, comparing Trump’s campaign to the 17th-century witch hunts. It’s well-timed then, that Hulu’s adaptation of the...
I didn’t live in a bubble. I’ve never really lived in a bubble. One of the things that constantly irks me, post-election, when I speak with friends (aka my white friends) is how they always seem to excuse themselves, as if living in their bubble has somehow excused their shock that Trump (aka Less Smart Voldemort) won, as if choosing love is what’s important (which is easy when all of your friends and family believe what you do). My parents — and most of my extended family...
A girl from a small island embarks on a voyage to find a demi-god, defeat a volcano monster, and save the world. That girl’s name is Moana, and she is a Disney heroine for the planet. Moana stands out from other Disney folktales and fairy tales for various reasons. Not only is she a person of color, Moana’s tale is based on real folk tales of the Pacific Islands. Unfortunately, those islands are now being swallowed by the ocean due to climate change. The story of...