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  In case you had forgotten, Instagram is apparently not down with the fact that women menstruate. Artist and poet Rupi Kaur's photograph, which revealed her period-soaked sweatpants and stained sheets, was twice taken down, although Instagram later claimed it was an accident.  Right.  Instagram is just the latest in a series of media outlets that flagrantly censor what they deem "inappropriate" depictions of the female body. Never mind that mass media consistently and unrelentingly displays women as sexualized, nubile, shamed, silenced, or disposable, it appears that anything that...
Feminism. The term sometimes gets a bad rap because people don’t fully understand what it actually means. (side note: LOOK THAT SHIZ UP) Delve deeper into the various facets of feminism, and things can get even more convoluted. But fear no more! Akilah, Obviously, the mastermind behind the smoothiefreak channel on YouTube, has created a video that explains intersectionality in feminism. WITH PIZZA. It's fantastic and exactly spot on, so check it out, rejoice, order pizza and feel awesome.    image and video c/o: YouTube, via smoothiefreak...
Do you ever look at amazing nail art and think that all those funky styles seem like something only a professional stylist can do? Well, come to BUST Craftacular's Primped this Sunday in Brooklyn, and they’ll be literally at your fingertips. With the help of Floss Gloss you’ll be walking out with a fresh look that makes your nails look salon sleek at the Floss Gloss Nail Art Oasis.  Participants will be able to check out the amazing colors offered by Floss Gloss and learn to create...
For seven years, NBC’s The Golden Girls brought the fantastic lives of Blanche, Rose, Sophia, and Dorothy into our televisions. It has since passed down to our younger generation through syndication and popular culture. Unlike many other shows featuring a group of women, the Golden Girls weren’t young twenty-somethings trying to figure out their lives, these were fifty (and eighty) somethings trying to figure out their lives. The show reminded us that women’s lives don’t just stop once their children are grown or if they are...
Square footage is a hot commodity in New York City, and what little we manage to find is rarely dedicated to anything other than the necessities, like multiple shoe racks and IKEA bar stools. But two Brooklynites have decided to make the most of their Williamsburg abode by creating a literal museum in their hallway. Of what, you ask? The infamous 1994 figure skating conflict between Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding. Matt Harkins and Viviana Rosales Olen, both alums of UCB, found inspiration in the ESPN...