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  Add this to your Christmas wish-list: Women’s Reproductive Rights Bandanas. Jen Maravillas has created these intricately-detailed, hand-dyed bandanas depicting women's rights and the struggle to acquire them. If you look closely, you will see many symbols for woman and the vagina, surrounded by traditional contraceptive plants and women protestors from around the world in communal struggle.   According to the description: "This is the first in a series of unique hand-dyed bandanas depicting social movements and revolutions. Jennifer Maravillas began this scarf in reaction to the U.S. presidential election of...
 Samantha Bee, "shrill left-wing feminist," and Glenn Beck, the conservative commentator who once called Obama a racist, reside on very different sides of a divided political landscape. But on last night’s episode of Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, the festively-dressed pair sat down to acknowledge their common ground because, in the words of Bee, “I think that our future is going to require a broad coalition of nonpartisan decency. It's not just individual people against Donald Trump, it's all of us against Trumpism." Beck has been showing...
A look at Melina DiMarco may leave you with a familiar feeling, like you know her but can’t quite put a finger on just how, exactly. We’ll help you out: DiMarco is one of the models for Thinx underwear, so chances are you’ve seen her in those cheeky ads that garnered a lot of attention for their too-close-for-comfort imagery. Modeling agencies had warned their clients against posing for the company as they feared being associated with a brand that is so in your face about...
This year sure has had its downsides — much-loved stars, like Prince and David Bowie, left us too soon; an old favorite meme, Pepe the Frog, was stolen and repurposed by white supremacists; and, well, you know the rest. One upside to 2016? The Netflix original series Stranger Things was released July 15. The show takes place in 1983 and stars a band of talented and adorable child actors, and it’s clear the creators were influenced by the masters of dark childhood adventures, Stephen King...
President-elect Trump's cabinet is shaping up to be a majority male, white, mega-rich crew of business leaders-turned-lawmakers. But there is no doubt that the winners of a Trump presidency are white women. The takeover and rise of power of the conservative right puts this class of women in a seat of unauthorized approval. The fact that 53% of white women voted for President-elect Trump inadvertently positions white privilege back into the White House. Trump advances and sources elitism further into the white family, re-surging the...