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Everyday, countless women are catcalled, harassed, and berated based solely on our gender. In a world where people shrug off sexism and claim that the feminist movement is no longer relevant, it helps to have a reminder like Everyday Sexism, a website devoted to chronicling submitted real-life experiences of girls and women.    The Guardian producer Leah Green set out to showcase the prevalence of sexual harassment in her new video, in which she addresses men in the exact same ways outlined by women on Everyday Sexism,...
The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger is the love child of beautiful duo Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl. GOASTT brings together free flowing hippie vibes and cult-ish beauty in their new video “Animals,” a song off their upcoming album Midnight Sun (out 4/29). Although the video features heavy-handed trippy editing and weird 60’s revival aesthetics, it works perfectly with the band's psychedelic sound. Muhl told Stereogum,“It’s a loving spoof of the Source Family, that infamous ’60s cult of polygamous vegetarian hippies. We shot it...
Warning: This post may not be safe for work. The photographer Elinor Carucci’s recent series Mother reads like a visual diary of the pains and pleasures of motherhood, a raw and uncensored confessional of love and a complex relationship to the female body. Within the aesthetic framework of more traditional portrayals of the mother, she highlights the visceral and bodily with romantic reverence.  Carucci relies in part upon the image of the art historical Virgin Mary, mirroring Renaissance paintings in which the virgin clasps the child in her...
Rumors surrounding pap smears are enough to chill any woman’s bones and make us clench our knees together for days. All it takes is gossip about a scary doctor or the feeling of cold utensils down south, and a whole group of girls are traumatized from going to get a check up for at least 10 years. The really freakin’ scary part is that when women don’t get pap smears, they are unable to get the preventative care that they need. The American College of Obstetricians...
  When we think of beauty pageants, we think of doe eyes, blond ringlets, and tiny waists; the bizarre ritual of choosing the most beautiful woman in the room seems antiquated and oppressive. But it turns out that prior to Women’s Liberation, pageantry was an even more surreal and shocking part of the American experience, and the queens provide insight into their contemporary social and political climate, cataloging the strange ways in which women were expected to express Western ideals of feminine beauty and grace.  When we...
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