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If you thought 2016 couldn't get any more horrifying, please brace yourselves for what I am about to tell you...ready?  Deep breath. Okay...here we go: a Texas mandate will go into effect December 19th, requiring fetal remains to be cremated or buried after an an abortion. This mandate was proposed by Gov. Greg Abbott after the Supreme Court struck down several parts of Texas law that would have severely cut the number of abortion clinics in the state.    I don't know about you, but that just...
There is an underlying faction of workers subtly managing the day-to-day business of shops across New York City: cats. If you've shopped around locally owned stores in New York, chances are you've encountered one of these shop cats, watching over the store like a king or queen over their kingdom, or interacting with their fans (regular customers). In Shop Cats of New York, author Tamar Arslanian and photographer Andrew Marttila sought to capture the hard-working felines of popular New York spots like the Astoria Hotel,...
The fashion industry has a long, long, long way to go — particularly in regards to race. And model Deddeh Howard, who was born in Liberia and now lives in Los Angeles, is doing something about it. Howard worked with photographer Raffael Dickreuter to recreate major fashion campaigns that feature white models — and she slays in every single photo. The photo series is titled “Black Mirror,” and Howard writes, “I hope to show the world that it is time for all of us being seen.” Explaining...
The next four years are going to be a constant assault against all of the progress made in the past hundred years by women, minorities, LGBTQ folks, immigrants and democracy itself. Everyone who knows me knows exactly how I feel about the impending Trump Presidency, the NC GOP attempt to steal the Governor’s office, and just about everything else. There are times (daily) when I feel bad about my constant posts & tweets about these things. Not bad enough to quit, though! Not everyone can, or...
Shopping for holiday gifts for kids might be the most enjoyable type of holiday shopping — even if you don't have any kids, grandkids, younger siblings, nieces, nephews, or cousins of your own and your former coworker's kid is going to get an unexpected present because that adorable onesie was just too cute to pass by. We've found 8 kids' gifts for the tiny feminist-to-be — from the awesome picture book Ada Twist, Scientist to the adorable onesie that reads "I'm Crying Because Misogyny Sucks" (Do those come in...