BY Olivia Harrison
on Oct 22, 2015
There's no denying that actor, singer, model, and dancer (that's a lot of amazing titles for a 19 -year-old) Zendaya is absolutely stunning. I could stare at her picture all day, and full disclosure, I probably will once I finish writing this. That's why it makes total sense that Zendaya is PISSSSEDDD at Modeliste Magazine for its recent photoshop nonsense.
Had a new shoot come out today and was shocked when I found my 19 year old hips and torso quite manipulated. These are the things that make women self conscious, that create the unrealistic ideals of beauty that we have. Read More
The terms paid maternity leave and paid vacation have been circulating around the news cycle as the primary elections swiftly approach. Candidates like Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both have advocated for paid leave policy in the United States, which is great, but is policy enough? A study by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development on paid leave entitlements found that the United States is the only advanced economy offering zero paid maternity leave, while countries like the United Kingdom offer up to 39 weeks of paid leave for new mothers. Read More
BY Jenavieve Hatch
on Oct 20, 2015
Before Donald Trump had a Twitter account and Super PACS put political ads between every 10 minutes of The Daily Show, political campaigning took another form: postcards and posters. And in the suffragette era, many of these posters argued that women should not have the right to vote. It was actually difficult to narrow these down to only five, considering the many dozens of comically sexist yet regrettably authentic pieces of memorabilia from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but here’s a taste. We recommend a barf bag.
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BY Taia Handlin
on Oct 19, 2015
October. The month when we celebrate a mass murderer, dress up like wizards and strippers for a night, and every store's shelves start looking like a Pepto-Bismol ad in order to magic away breast cancer. It doesn’t work, and many argue that it has done more harm than good.
The most ubiquitous breast cancer foundation in the country is the Susan G. Komen foundation; the majority of pink products are either sold directly by Komen or by companies that donate the profits to Komen. Read More
BY Holiday Black
on Oct 19, 2015
Seeking: Orgy City Girl #1. Orgy City Girl #2. Seeking: Attractive Woman in Bed. Female. 25-33. Talent May Be Asked to Disrobe During Auditions. Seeking: A Dead Body.
Uh…whoa. Well, first lets clarify that these are actual, real casting calls. That yeah, real women have to deal. One such woman, actress Katrina Day, frustrated with this general absurdity on the job, created Some Lady Parts—a blog that works to cast light on sexism in the acting world. You might recognize it, because it went viral last year. Read More