BY Olivia Harrison
on Jul 27, 2015
Last week, Amy Schumer met with two Australian radio hosts, Matt Tilley and Jane Hall of KIIS 101.1, to discuss her new movie, Trainwreck. And a train wreck is exactly what happened.
Matt Tilley asked a few questions that Schumer was not happy about—and understandably so. Unsurprisingly, Schumer didn’t put up with his bullshit.
After discussing the costumes in the movie, Tilley asked, “Do you have the word ‘skanky’ in America?” Schumer cleverly responded, “We do have that word. Read More
BY Olivia Harrison
on Jun 12, 2015
Calling all broads! In a recent video interview, the women of Broad City Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer dished about the making of season two of their hit Comedy Central show. The duo discussed taking the show to absurd levels, achieving a recognizable New York City, and most importantly of all, pegging.
As any fan knows, the most important feature of the show is the absurd situations the girls find themselves in. Read More
on May 01, 2015
To fans of Hole’s seminal 1994 album Live Through This, the sound of Patty Schemel behind a drum kit is simply unmistakable. As I wandered through the factories of East Williamsburg in search of the venue where Patty and her pop-punk band Upset were sound-checking before their show, I heard those blistering clicks and felt as if I’d found the north star. I knew I was in the right place.
Patty Schemel is an unusual figure in contemporary indie music. Read More
BY PRINCESS WEEKES
on Apr 28, 2015
There is speculation that if we put a face to discrimination (racism, sexism, homophobia, etc.) then it will be easier to combat; however, the truth is that prejudice comes in many forms, from explicit hatred to micro-aggressive comments. A recent study also show that even those who claim to support equal rights can harbor internalized bias.
Psychology of Women Quarterly released a study examining the implicit and explicit bias in a group of men who interviewed female job applicants. As explained by Fortune, the study was broken down into three parts:
1. Read More
BY Evelyn Chapman
on Feb 19, 2015
There's nothing like dropping the "you're a feminist" bomb on somebody when they believe they are not, and then seeing their eyes go wide when they realize, wow, they actually are feminists! That's what this short inspiring Upworthy video accomplishes when interviewing men about what feminism means to them.
Luckily, feminism is slowly gaining traction, and we’re pretty hopeful about its future as societal credo. But for some, the antiquated stereotype of a feminist still dominates; hairy, braless, angry women looking for a fight. Read More