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  Fuckboys. You've likely encountered the term on social media. I've used the word to describe a few unfortunate dates and ex-boyfriends. Claimed it as possibly the greatest term of the century. And believe I know several men who should seriously consider tattooing it on their forehead (and ass—just as a secondary reminder).  Everyone knows what fuckboy means. And no one knows what fuckboy means. Either way, it’s an insult. And refers to a man who doesn’t know how to properly treat a woman....
This post originally appeared on theodysseyonline.com.  Every single day in Mexico City there are women battling with street harassment, otherwise known as "Acoso en las calles." With this issue growing larger every single second of every day, Mexico has now come to have the largest rate of violent acts against women in the world. These women are now speaking up against the harassers and showing the people of Mexico that they can no longer turn a blind eye to this violence. In Mexico City, a group of...
After many happy years of hanging out together, my breasts and I are tired.We’re tired of the ongoing debates amongst men and women we’ve never met about how we appropriately dress; what’s too tacky, erotic or exposing.That our daily wear is dictated by society, causing us to cast even fairly conservative clothes aside to ensure we don’t confuse conversations, perceptions or intentions.  We’re tired at the shops, when the size of our ample "rack" often means putting top after top back on the rack, despite them flattering our figure, for fear of showing...
Remember when we heard that Beth Ditto and John Paul Gaultier were collaborating on a fabulous plus-sized clothing line? Well, it's here! The line is inspired by Beth Ditto's rad thrifting skills, and is a decidedly un-boring addition to plus-sized fashion. She writes on her website that "we deserve the option to shop for ethically produced clothes that will last, pieces we can look incredible in season after season. Plus size fashion can and should include curated vintage and embroidery, beautiful silks and soft rayons...
“Behind every great man, there’s an even greater woman.” Yeah, you've heard the expression before. Now read about some of these bad bitches.  1. Abigail Adams, 1744-1818 “Remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember, all men would be tyrants if they could.” Abigail Adams strongly supported the American Revolution, women’s rights, and women’s education. She, along with her husband, did not own any slaves at a time when owning...