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Musicians for Equal Opportunities for Women (MEOW) is celebrating the achievements of women in music with a three-day fiesta in Austin, TX. Legendary rock goddess Suzi Quatro will be honored with the Woman of Valor Award at MEOW Con's kickoff banquet on Friday; she'll also perform a set, backed by her sister Patti Quatro and Tony Scalzo of Fastball. Austin music writer Margaret Moser will also receive a lifetime achievement award. Over 100 female artists will perform over the course of the weekend; tons of performers, industry...
This year, 34 women were added to the 2013 Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people.  Although this is definitely a step up (you go girls), the majority of the list is made up of men. Of the 1,426 people on the new 2013 Forbes list of the World’s Billionaires, a whopping 138 are women.  Awesome.  To make this momentous occasion even better, only 1 of the 20 richest women in the world didn’t inherit her money from a man. While the lack...
Last week, we shared with you The Most Misogynistic Article of All Time: Return of Kings “24 Signs She’s a Slut”.  Right on cue, the “Male Rights Activists” (MRAs) squirmed out of the woodwork, informing every advocate of women's rights of just how wrong they are. Think I’m joking? I wish! But you can’t make this stuff up people! Let's have a look-see at some of the most memorable gems from the diamond mine that was the comments section. WARNING: Upon reading these responses, your eyes...
It’s no surprise when I tell you MC Lyte is one of the flyest female rappers in hip-hop. If that comes to you as a surprise, then you don’t know real hip-hop (#notsorry). Growing up in my household, MC Lyte was one of the many rappers that my older sister and brother used to blast and I thank them for introducing me to her at such a young age. I mean, have you even heard “Cappucino”? Lyte always pointed out misogyny in the hip-hop community...
I know you didn’t think it was possible, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt just got more delightful. When addressing his new film Don Jon, in which he plays the title character and makes his feature debut as a writer and director, Gordon-Levitt was quick to quash the buzz about the movie being focused simply on pornography. Despite the film’s rom-com branding, its intent couldn’t be farther from the familiar gauzy plots of its counterparts. Instead, Gordon-Levitt uses the common themes of sex and comedy as a lens...
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