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Air travel is not the most pleasant of life’s activities. Cramped quarters, weird smells (seriously, how can there be so many different bad smells in one small space?) and forced intimacy with strangers can all add up to some ‘fun’ times. How about adding painful breasts full of milk into the mix? Throw in a rude flight attendant and public humiliation and you have yourself a full- blown nighmare.   Such was the experience for Indiana native Dawnella Brahos on a recent American Airlines flight. Ms. Brahos,...
    Sinead O’Connor’s still got it. Her latest album How About I Be Me (And You Be You) sees our girl treading those familiar murky waters of loss and loneliness like only she can. Her new single's called "Old Lady," and there’s no denying Sinead’s been around the block a few times - it's been almost 25 years since she dropped her iconic "Nothing Compares 2 U" cover. "Old Lady" has those dreamy tones and raw lyrics that remind us why we loved Sinead in the first...
In an official press announcement, the FDA has approved the over-the-counter sale of Plan B. The emergency contraceptive will be available to women and girls over the age of 15, who can present legal identification verifying their age. This decision has been debated since 2011. President Obama expressed concern and Secretary of Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overruled the FDA, just as it was about to approve an application from its manufacturer, Teva Women's Health, to sell it over the counter. This announcement directly contradicts...
Our favorite gender norm destroyer Peaches will be hosting a very special event this Thursday for the premiere of her new feature film Peaches Does Herself. The screening will take place at the San Francisco International Film Festival, followed by a Q & A with Peaches herself. The opera includes 23 original Peaches songs and includes a cast of crew of over 40. Peaches wrote, directed, and stars in the musical and reviewers are already singing its praises. The Hollywood Reporter sums it up as...
Back in the '90s, Massachusetts native Melissa Ferrick began her prolific career as a solo alt-country artist. As an openly gay singer-songwriter, she gained popularity in the LGBT community with her songs about her love life and personal struggles. Ferrick has been working tirelessly, releasing an album almost every year consecutively since 1993 and now teaching courses at Berklee College of Music. She's showing absolutely no signs of stopping, with her latest record the truth is set for release June 4th. Plus she's about to...