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This Friday marks the opening of the much-hyped Ghostbusters reboot, which has already received a glowing New York Times review. To celebrate, we wanted to celebrate one of the film's breakout stars—Leslie Jones. Jones, a cast member of Saturday Night Live and all-around awesome lady, has given us so many reasons to love her. From her hilarious sketches to her unmatched flirtation skills, we can't get enough of her! Check out our top 10 reasons below: 1. She failed a few times before she made it big:  "I just knew that I...
Photographer Giselle Noelle Morgan's "Written On The Body" collection explores hysteria and chronic illness in women. Giselle's artist statement is below: In the protracted course of hysteria — a disease akin to the waste basket of medicine —there lives a vexing intersection between this medical marvel and masculine artists from the expressionist, dadaist, and surrealist movements who created a commodification out of this sexualized illness which continuously suppresses women and still stigmatizes female emotions. This collection, “Written on the Body,” was inspired by the original albumen and...
I don't know her name. I probably never will. I know there are thousands of women who've had a similar experience as her. And she's inspired all of them. For the Stanford rape survivor, her influence has just turned a corner.  A new photo series has given victim-blaming a new light. Partnering with Current Solutions, a platform dedicated to spreading sexual assault awareness, photographer Yana Mazurkevich has fostered a dialogue between the outsider and the survivor. Using paint powder, whiteboards, and simple yet powerful messages, Mazurkevich effectively...
  The number of protester arrests continues to grow in the wake of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile’s unwarranted deaths, numbering over 120 this week. This includes DeRay McKesson, notable leader in the Black Lives Matter movement and contender in the recent election for Baltimore mayor. In addition to graphic videos of police violence revealing Sterling and Castile’s fatal shootings this week, we’ve seen SWAT teams push protesters back on their own property, witnessed the maddening frustration of riot gear at peaceful demonstrations, and felt the deep...
Pop culture icon and revolutionary feminist Yoko Ono just released an eye-catching new music video for her song “Catman.” Originally appearing on her 1973 album, Approximately Infinite Universe, the track has been revamped and remixed by indie artist Miike Snow, and the result is arrestingly jarring, as is the visual accompaniment. Directed by one of our favorite women, Rose McGowan, the video combats issues like ageism and sizeism by featuring dancers of various ages (many of them are over 60) and body types. The solid-color jumpsuits...