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Sometimes denial is easier than embracing the sobering reality that a woman’s sexuality and autonomy is not her own, rather, that she is permitted to have it depending on the company she keeps. My denial over this fact wraps around me like a warm blanket and I feel safe in my privilege for a while...until a story like this comes out and I realize how much work there is to do.Yesterday, a minor news story broke that Saudi millionaire Ehsan Abdulaziz (pictured above) was acquitted of...
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the 2016 inductees and, much to our chagrin, not a single female artist made the cut.  Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson and the band Chic (which includes female members Norma Jean Wright and Luci Martin) were all nominated, but didn't make it to induction. Instead, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and N.W.A. will be this year's newest members.  This is not the first time the RRHF has forgotten about the women of rock and roll. Out of the 749...
You are invited to join us at the BUST Craftacular in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this Saturday and Sunday, December 19 & 20th! Wrap up your holiday shopping in a fun and relaxed way, and be assured you can give your family and friends a thoughtful, unique gift they will love.  With over 200 choicest vendors selling handmade jewelry, vintage clothing, beauty products, home goods, greeting cards, pottery, food and drinks come prepared to shop ‘till you drop. Then drop into a FREE arm knitting lesson with Stitch...
Female athletes have enough to put up with, but the WNBA is currently dealing with a sexist media maelstrom thanks to some pretty awful comments from NBA player and certified douchebag Gilbert Arenas.Arenas posted a series of Instagram rants sharing his unwanted opinions about how to improve the WNBA, which is doing just fine without him, thanks. First, Arenas posted a video of two young, white, blonde women in thongs, bras and thigh-highs, “playing basketball” - meaning sexily running into each other and bouncing up and down. In...
Existing for a name-appropriate yet short-lived seven years during the heyday of 90s riot grrrl, 7 Year Bitch reunites to release an uncovered live album from 1996. Recorded at Seattle’s Club Moe, the album features twelve tracks of raunchy, gravelly grunge, adding a fourth album to the band’s sparse discography. Held in a vault for 20 years, Live at Moe was recorded by late guitarist/sound engineer Lisa Faye Beatty, who died in 2011 after a motorcycle accident. Selene Vigil-Wilk, 7YB’s lead singer sees Live at...