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    Friends with Kids was Jennifer Westfeldt’s directorial debut, but she has fought for the films she’s written as much as any director would.Westfeldt grew up in Connecticut with a Jewish therapist mother and an electrical engineer father. She attended Yale, where she was part of an a cappella group, Redhot and Blue. She started her career in New York theater and has since starred in over 25 off-Broadway and regional productions. Juergensen and Westfeldt Attending a theatre lab, she met Heather Juergensen and they started developing a series...
Advertising itself as “your most personal trainer,” the Elvie takes the idea of wearable technology to the next level. It’s an insertable silicon-covered Kegel tracker that helps users strengthen their pelvic floor muscles by registering the power of each vaginal squeeze and sending that info via Bluetooth to a smartphone app. Doing Kegel exercises is important because a strong pelvic floor protects women from bladder problems and some kinds of sexual dysfunction. But would a video game I could play with my love tunnel improve my...
  Historically women have been undereducated, financially dependent and generally oppressed by a patriarchal society, but these badass female pirates broke away from a society that treated them as weak and stepped into the life of fierce buccaneers. Shrouded in myth,  these legendary pirate kweens have left a legacy of being unforgiving captains, shrewd business women and generally kick ass head bitches in charge.  1. Anne BonnyAnne Bonny (Anne Cormac) was an Irish-born in 1690 redhead with a fiery spirit who became an iconic figure from the...
Riot Grrrls of Los Angeles, put down your out-of-tune electric bass and listen up!This weekend is the inaugural Grrrls on Film, a three-day film and music festival featuring screenings, panels, workshops and live performances. still from Dirty Girls, directed by Michael Lucid Sharon Mooney, assistant clinical professor in the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University, was craving a punk community on campus when a chance connection put her in touch with Evelyn McDonnell, assistant professor of journalism and new media. They connected over a...
As a parent, I find myself invited over other parents’ houses for get-togethers a lot. It’s not like I’m popular or anything. It’s just that my pre-kid clubbin’ days are officially over. And NO ONE, I mean no one, wants to see my muffin top in DA CLUB dancin’ to 50 Cent. Go shorty, it’s your birthday.Alas, the parent house party is a way better option for my life these days. They’re low key and they don’t require a spray tan or a pedicure. Dress code is sweat pants...