Barbie has made headlines that lately; as we continue to push toy companies towards a doll that includes more diverse body types, ethnicities, careers, and lifestyles, some groundbreaking artists have reworked and re-appropriated the toy to challenge expectations and sexist assumptions. My personal favorite of these artists, Margaux Lange, shared a recent Barbie tidbit with her social media network this morning: the doll is going to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Read More
German feminist group Femen strikes again with a boob-attack on Heidi Klum.
During the season finale of Germany’s Next Top Model, two topless protesters jumped on the stage with statements scribbled on their breasts. One message read, “Heidi Horror Picture Show.”
Klum’s reaction? “I’ve just seen boobies in front of me.” Gold.
This is hardly Femen’s first attack on conventional beauty standards and expectations. The group organized an attack on Barbie’s Dreamhouse earlier this month. Read More
on Jul 11, 2012
I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say that, in my experience, the kind of folks who like to watch Project Runway are the same kind who enjoy a nice penis—in other words, straight girls and gay boys. And because I'm feeling a bit douchey, I'm even going to go ahead and make the broad generalization that Project Runway's fan base is almost entirely straight girls and gay boys (gay girls, I'm not at all sure how y'all feel about it). Read More
Every year, Heidi Klum throws an all-out Halloween bash and tries to top herself year after year in terms of costume intricacy. I kind of love when girls are unafraid to be not "pretty" in the name of an awesome Halloween costume and I love that for each costume, Heidi totally commits. This year, she's got two costumes in the works to be full revealed the Saturday before Halloween [updated above]. The first is some sort of monkey boy and the second is a cadaver from the "Bodies" cadaver exhibition. Check out some of her costumes from past years. Read More