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After one and a half excruciating years, the hit sci-fi/Western Westworld is returning to HBO this Sunday for a highly anticipated Season 2. The trailers, unsurprisingly, haven’t told us much: Will Maeve ever find her daughter? Will more hosts become conscious? How will Dolores' revolution unfold—and who will suffer the reckoning?  But amidst all the confusion, we do know one thing: Clifton Collins Jr. is back. We saw him in both of Season 1’s timelines—first as Lawrence, and later (but technically, earlier) as El Lazo. By the...
BUST, Pussy Power House, and Cult Party are coming together to celebrate periods in an "On My Period" party on May 3 in NYC, and they're putting a new spin on "period dress." Pussy Power House is the L.A.-based interactive entertainment group bringing artistic, feminist parties to life. Corinne Leperfido founded the group to make a space for people with vaginas to celebrate and learn about vaginas. And sometimes those vaginas bleed. Pussy Power House says on its website "Why continue to hide your tampons and stained panties...
  Tammy Duckworth’s Baby Will Be Allowed On The Senate Floor Earlier this month, Tammy Duckworth became the first U.S. senator to give birth in office—and yesterday, the Senate unanimously voted to allow senators like Duckworth to bring their children onto the floor. POLITICO reports that some lawmakers pushed for Duckworth to vote from the Senate cloakroom instead of the floor, but the cloakroom is not accessible by wheelchair (Duckworth uses a wheelchair). “By ensuring that no Senator will be prevented from performing their constitutional responsibilities simply...
When textile-arts student Elena Kanagy-Loux decided she wanted to learn how to make lace, she ran into a problem. The only classes she could find were in New Jersey—a two-hour trip from her home in Brooklyn—or way upstate in Ithaca, NY, a distance twice as far. So she took the next logical step—she traveled to Idrija, a tiny town in Slovenia known for its lace making, to study with the masters. “This was back in 2011,” the 31-year-old explains, “and that was the only place...
This week in feminist-friendly entertainment brings the return of the Handmaid’s Tale, #Beychella's second weekend, a book about “motherhood before I was ready,” and more. MOVIES Little Pink HouseDirector Courtney Balaker’s first feature film, based on a true story, follows small-town nurse Susette (Catherine Keener), as she becomes a leader in her working-class community’s fight to save their neighborhood from a Pfizer Corporation takeover. Out Friday, April 20. I Feel PrettyAmy Schumer’s new movie—directed by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein— has attracted a huge amount of controversy and...