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  It’s so awesome to see adolescents and teens openly jump on the feminist bandwagon, and this adorable, intelligent lady is here to help anyone curious about what being a “feminist” means. Witty and relatable, her advice to fellow teens (of all genders) spans from how to dress to what books to read to developing the perfect “‘this displeases me and is very problematic’ face.”    Above all, her video is inclusive and inviting. She explains terms like “patriarchy” and “slut shaming” with clarity and patience, and she reminds...
Here’s a piping-hot selection of clothing and accessories that pay homage to the almighty ’za, for a minimal amount of dough.    Pizza Yummy Pocket, $6, konokoshop.com Demerit Wear Pizza Fanatic Patch, $4, buyolympia.com Pizza Necklace, $8, lotusfairy.etsy.com Pizza Diamond Crew, $40, pyknic.com Pepperoni Pouch, $25, sohh.etsy.com Pizza Party T-Shirt, $25, killeracid.etsy.com Multicolor Pizza Pin, $14, fantasyard.com Pizza Leggings, $56, eatmeclothing.etsy.com   This review appears in the Aug/Sept 2013 issue of BUST Magazine with Janelle Monáe. Subscribe now. ...
  The Proteus effect, the influence of virtual and digital identities over offline behavior, has been studied mostly in boys: “Does video game violence encourage boys to be more aggressive in real life?” But Stanford University just published a new study in Computers and Human Behavior that examines the effects of online role-playing and avatars on girls, and it turns out that virtual representations of women can be harmful to young women’s sense of self.    The study included female subjects ranging from age eighteen to forty; each...
  The term “feminism” wasn’t coined until the second wave, and it caught on like wildfire. Gloria Steinem’s Ms. Magazine aimed to educate women on equality and open their eyes to injustices; the magazine explained that women (and men) just needed to feel the ideas “click” into place. And the best way to help someone have a “click” moment was through a relatable anecdote. As Brain Pickings’s Maria Popova writes, “children have a singular way of seeing even the most complex of cultural phenomena with disarming clarity,”...
  There are few things more intimate and magical than a bathroom haircut from a friend, a relative, or a lover. The technique is also one of Jane Birkin’s secret beauty tricks. In a piece for The Guardian, she writes, “My best friend cuts my hair with kitchen scissors.” The 66-year-old fashion icon also likes to keep it simple with her favorite outfit, “an old pair of jeans, Converse and a man’s jersey.” She “[colours] her hair mousy brown and [wears] makeup only on stage.”    Birkin expresses...
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