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    For those who haven’t heard, Cannes film festival favorite Blue is the Warmest Color has a graphic lesbian sex scene. A sex scene that has been debated, cursed and praised for its real and explicit portrayal of two women being intimate. Apparently, the sex scene is ten minutes long, which is an issue for a lot of people. But what is the issue? The nudity? The lesbianism? I am excited about the queer visibility that this movie promotes although it has been argued that the scene may cheapen...
Elinor Carucci, "Feeding Emanuelle from a plastic bottle after I stopped breastfeeding" 2004. Photography, as a medium, is inextricably bound to the idea of motherhood. We see mothers (and fathers) everywhere snapping pictures of their infants. Art critic Roland Barthes rooted his discussion of the emotional power of photographs in an image he found of his mother after her death. Photography gives us a means of capturing something we know will soon be lost: the pregnant belly, the milk mustache. In snapping a photograph, one can reproduce...
  Fall is the best time of year because you can experiment with all the pumpkin flavored drinks in the world without feeling judged. (But even if you are judged, WHO CARES!) Here are 10 fabulously yummy recipes to get you started:   1. Spiced Pumpkin Eggnog: ALL DAY, ERRYDAY (sorry).   2. Pumpkin Pie Martini: #blessed   3. Smashing Pumpkin because, lol PUNS.   4. Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Milkshake: I will only be drinking this from now on.   5. Pumpkin Spice-Infused Vodka: Friday nights just GOT CRAZZZYY.   6. Flo's Pumpkin Cocktail: Judging from this cocktail, Flo...
  The lacktivism debate has been raging for years with advocates promoting health benefits of breast milk. Even the fact that the naturally produced breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert of human babies is being bought and sold in an ulterior Internet economy is nothing new, but a study released October 21st has health officials worried about the sanitation risks. Published in the journal Pediatrics, the study examined 101 samples of breast milk bought online from two popular websites and discovered high bacterial levels in about 75% of...
  Brace yourselves: NBC has reportedly put Parks and Recreation on hiatus until 2014, with the exception of a few new episodes in November. So basically, everyone’s life is now over. THANKS, NBC. According to Vulture, the network announced various schedule changes and cancellations of new series on Friday, with the redone schedule failing to have Parks and Recreation listed in a timeslot. Instead, a repeat of The Voice will air in its place on Thursday of this week and we will be deprived of Amy Poehler’s...