For the average bride-to-be, any mention of disruption can incite a wave of nightmares about botched seating charts and drunken groomsmen. Yet that is exactly the goal of Liz Susong and Carly Romeo, the two twenty-something founders of the new feminist publication, Catalyst Wedding Magazine. They want to disrupt and revamp the image of a modern wedding, an industry that has too long been marketed to the overwhelmingly white, heterosexual, affluent and ... Read More
France is seeking to ban dressing sexy in public, because apparently policing women’s bodies is easier than checking male privilege. According to the Criminal Law of France, prostitution is legal, but there are laws against soliciting in public places. “Passive Solicitation” is the name of the new crime, according to the Mirror, and while no parameters have been set as to what kinds of clothing break the law, it is clear that the ... Read More
  Wage inequality is one of the major battles women of all backgrounds are currently fighting around the world, and Sarah Silverman is joining the fray with her new video for #Ask4More. #Ask4More is part of Levo League, with the goal of educating women and men about the history of pay inequality and how it affects women in their day-to-day lives. The organization also encourages women to negotiate their pay rates, gives them with tips and techniques, while ... Read More
We are beyond excited to announce that the amazing '90s riot-goth band, Jack Off Jill, will be reuniting this summer in Asheville, NC, for one weekend only! The band, which is known for its visceral, crazed live shows and incredible albums including “Clear Hearts, Grey Flowers,” is returning to the stage after fifteen long years of silence. “This is not only a reunion,” says Jack Off Jill singer Jessicka Addams, “but a way for us ... Read More
While most spring-cleaning includes clearing out the shed in the backyard or finally donating the overflowing box of clothing in your bedroom, it can also feel rejuvenating to clear out the junk that has collected in your social media world. So, once you’ve unfollowed your Uncle Jim (who still has the egg as his Twitter photo) and maybe a slew of those “Get 1,000 Followers For Free” handles (it’s ok, you were desperate) it may be time to ... Read More
Although Hillary Clinton has yet to announce her candidacy for president, early 2016 polls are indicating that the former Secretary of State has already built an impressive demographic coalition. How impressive? She has already surpassed the heights that President Barack Obama reached in 2008 and 2012.   Young Voters: Numbers show that Hillary has an incredible lead over her Republican opponents when it comes to young people between the ages 18-39. Check it ... Read More
The TSA has finally agreed to do something about the way it handles black women’s hair through security pat-downs. Earlier this year, the agency decided to clarify its policy on patting down people’s hair after a 2014 complaint from the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California stating black women were being unfairly targeted. “The humiliating experience of countless black women who are routinely targeted for hair pat-downs because ... Read More
France has joined Israel, Spain, and Italy in the move to ban underweight models from the catwalk. The bill was voted on and passed by French legislation and said, “The activity of model is banned for any person whose Body Mass Index (BMI) is lower than levels proposed by health authorities and decreed by the ministers of health and labor.” Also, any photos of models that have been retouched or photoshopped, must have a label or tag stating so. At ... Read More
If you’re a glitter lover (pre or post holiday season) this DIY project is one that will add some glamour to your morning cup of joe AND it's dishwasher safe (no microwaves though!) Here’s what you’ll need: Martha Stewart decoupage gloss finish Painter’s tape Brush A mug (solid colors work best!) Glitter (duh) Rubbing alcohol Now put it all together: Do a once over on your mug with the rubbing alcohol, insuring that it is clean and ... Read More
Women-hosted podcasts may be few and far between, but the lady shows that are out there are fabulous and well worth the listen. With so many women working in audio, it’s only a matter of time before more strike out in this indie-radio field—it happens to be the perfect platform for young female voices. Here’s a list of podcasts that any “feminista,” foodie, and long-distance friend can relate to.  Call Your Girlfriend - You ... Read More
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