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Feminist band Rosie & the Riveters are about so much more than flawless, wispy hair rolls, bright red lipstick and vintage 1940s dresses. “It’s also about the music and the humor and positivity and connecting with people. For us, that’s a really big thing. Connecting with the audience,” says Allyson Reigh, the last member to join the uplifting folk band in 2011. Reigh and bandmates Alexis Normand, Melissa Nygren and Farideh Olsen strive to be an example for women. Olsen thinks women who truly love and...
Feminist accessories are a must-have gift this holiday season, and you can find a huge range at our BUST Craftacular in Brooklyn on December 10th and 11th. Check out 11 of our favorites from an amazing Craftacular vendor, Modern Girl Blitz. 1. My Cup of Tea Feminist Brooch / Pin. 2. Bad B Award Earrings 3. Red Middle Finger Button 4. Feminism Is Cool Necklace 5. Nasty Woman Award Button 6. Devil Grrrl Pocket Mirror 7. Grrrl Gang Iron-on Embroidered Patch 8. My Choice Cat Button 9. Dear Patriarchy Print 10. Feminist Killjoy Sweater Brooch Set With Chain 11....
Right around this time last year, porn star James Deen was accused of multiple reports of sexual assault, rape, and physical abuse by several well-known actors in the industry, including his former girlfriend Stoya and Teen Mom reality star, Farrah Abraham. While many brands, including Kink.com and The Frisky, made the decisions to cut ties with Deen at the end of 2015, his spokesperson Howard Bragman comments that “very little in James’ life has changed over the past year,” in an interview with the Daily...
Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, is scarily relevant these days. The novel follows Offred, a handmaid in a world in which women have no rights and are used solely for breeding, or in other words, Mike Pence’s vision for America. Even before the election, Atwood admitted in a Guardian interview that the world we are living in now is "close" to the fictional Republic of Gilead, comparing Trump’s campaign to the 17th-century witch hunts. It’s well-timed then, that Hulu’s adaptation of the...
I didn’t live in a bubble. I’ve never really lived in a bubble. One of the things that constantly irks me, post-election, when I speak with friends (aka my white friends) is how they always seem to excuse themselves, as if living in their bubble has somehow excused their shock that Trump (aka Less Smart Voldemort) won, as if choosing love is what’s important (which is easy when all of your friends and family believe what you do). My parents — and most of my extended family...