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So, Ivanka Trump came out and claimed that her father, Donald Trump, is a feminist. First of all, no. Just stop right there. The man that has said things such as, “You know, it doesn’t really matter what [the media] write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass,” from an Esquire interview in 1991, and, “My favorite part [of Pulp Fiction] is when Sam has his gun out in the diner and he tells the guy to tell his girlfriend...
Women's Peacekeeping Teams in South Sudan courtesy of Nonviolent Peaceforce Give Peace a ChanceThe nation of South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011, and has been entrenched in civil war since 2013. During this period of unrest, gender-based violence has exploded in the region, with issues like rape, domestic violence, girls being kept from school, and boys being recruited into armed groups tearing communities apart. In response to these concerns, a nonprofit organization called Nonviolent Peaceforce (nonviolentpeaceforce.org) has been collaborating with local women to establish Women’s Peacekeeping Teams...
On How to Get Away With Murder, it's revealed that Michaela has never had an orgasm I’ve never had an orgasm. I’ve also never had intercourse. I’ve had men use their fingers on my clit, but I always get to a point where it’s too much and sometimes painful. When I try to use a vibrator, it’s the same result. And using my own fingers does nothing. Part of the problem is that stimulating my clit doesn’t feel good. It feels extremely intense, but not pleasurable....
It’s a fairly constant theme in conversations with other mothers I meet. The kind of conversations that make anyone who chose to take a step back from work squirm a little. What do you do…? And often the Sheryl Sandberg perspective begins to surface…how important it is for women to Lean In, despite the many challenges working mothers face. Six years ago, I left a great job at a highly-regarded institution. Never mind that I had two little ones in diapers and a mother with a...
Carra Sykes is a Houston-based designer and photographer, who, in November 2012, started a photo series with her mother. The series, entitled "mother + daughter," showcases the similarities between the two women. "This is a continuing photo series with my mom and me," Carra writes on her website. "It is inspired by my uncle always joking with my mom and asking her if she is wearing my clothes." In the photos, Carra and her mother, Marti, wear the same clothes and strike the same pose in the...