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We are all about the trend of untraditional, snarky embroideries. And now Katie Kutthroat, of the Etsy store Needles And Pins — whose designs have been featured on Girls — is releasing a book of "hilariously inappropriate cross-stitch" called Bless This Mother-effing Home: Sweet Stitches For Snarky Bitches (out now!). In the introduction, Katie Kutthroat writes: I, myself, picked up cross-stitch around the age of 14. I lived briefly with my aunt who ran a day care from her house and she did lots of arts and crafts to pass...
On January 31st 1984, 15-year-old Ann Lovett made her way to a statue of the Virgin Mary in her small town in rural Ireland, and gave birth — alone — in the grass. Hours later, passersby discovered her, but it was too late. The baby boy was dead and Ann herself, hemorrhaging heavily, died while waiting for an ambulance.The local community, including the nuns at the Catholic school she attended, claimed to have known nothing about her pregnancy. 28 years later, in University Hospital Galway on the...
In a moving essay for Glamour, model, cookbook writer and Twitter clapback queen Chrissy Teigen has shared her experiences with postpartum depression after the birth of her daughter Luna last April. Although postpartum depression is quite common — one in nine women experience it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — like many mental health matters, it’s still stigmatized and rarely spoken about. And because postpartum depression is rarely spoken openly about, many women are reluctant to seek help, or even realize...
  Sounds Of The Revolution Change-making music for fueling the fightBy B-Side Brujas This is the sound of the resistance! The women of B-Side Brujas — a vinyl DJ group based out of Oakland, California, consisting entirely of women of color — put together this playlist for our Revolution Issue. Take a listen and get inspired to take to the streets, call your representatives, and resist. 1.“Viva La Raza” - Zapata 2. “Rat Race” - Ralfi Pagan3. “Pa’ Los Chicanos” - Poncho Sanchez4. “Get Involved” - George Soule5. “Stand Up...
DIY paper poppies are 
always in season When you’re stuck in the dreary depths of winter, it’s hard to remember that spring will actually come. So until the frost thaws and new buds emerge, bring a little sunshine to your life with perennially blossoming paper flowers. These colorful poppies are easy to assemble, and will basically last forever so you can enjoy beautiful blooms despite the gloom. Materials:- 18 to 20 gauge floral wire- Light green florist tape- Crepe paper in black and red (we used Lia...
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