on Mar 03, 2010
Maybe in this photo, Miuccia Prada is somewhat embarrassed at denigrating feminism after her recent collection was shown. Or not.
After stating to journalists that she was a "former" feminist, it seems the coat designing turn-coat offered the following bon mot. “Feminism?” she sighed, “it doesn’t really exist anymore, does it?”
Feminism: The new rubella?
In all seriousness, what a bunch of ... Read More
BY Intern Laura
on Mar 03, 2010
Women for Women International is hosting a worldwide campaign on International Women's Day, March 8th, 2010, to honor women across the globe who are survivors of war. On that day, women (and men) worldwide will meet on bridges to "demand an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges to peace and development for the future." People will be meeting on bridges from Rwanda to The Democratic Republic of the Congo, from the US to the UK, from ... Read More
on Mar 02, 2010
While there's nothing at all wrong in my mind with the idea of being a parent, sometimes I become frightened at the idea of turning into a Mommy. You know, the type of person that can't seem to talk about anything else BUT the minutiae of her own kids to anyone foolish enough to place themselves within earshot. There's a subtle whiff of that old Victorian The Angel in the House nonsense in the hyper-selfless bleating that seems to constantly ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker
on Mar 01, 2010
Last Wednesday, Spain passed a new law that lifted restrictions on abortions, including allowing 16 and 17 year olds to attain abortions without parental consent. According to an article by the Associated Press on MSNBC.com: “Under the previous law, which dates back to 1985, Spanish women could in theory go to jail for getting an abortion outside certain strict limits — up to week 12 in case of rape and week 22 if the fetus is ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak
on Feb 25, 2010
In an effort to cut down on teenage smoking in France, an organization called Droits des Non-fumeurs (Non-smokers Rights) is launching a new ad campaign targeting young people. The tagline: "To smoke is to be a slave to tobacco." Innocent enough- it even makes sense. But apparently the only images they could think of to pair with the slogan are these ridiculously offensive images of young boys and girls sucking on the cigarette dicks of creepy ... Read More