The American Prospect is currently featuring an article with Andi Zeisler. The article talks about, among other things, the financial future of feminist publications in the current economy, in addition to analyzing taken-for-granted attitudes regarding feminism.
Because it's Friday and I'm so sure none of us want to get all deep and "think-y" on a Friday--I'm gonna declare today "Support Movement Friday," which basically boils down to, I'm going to scour the internets for the coolest video/pics of women 'doing movement' and post it here. You are then going to ooh and ahh over the amazing fantastic beauty that is women moving--and then we will talk together to find ways to support ALL women in "movement."
This week the box crushes on one of TV's most entertaining actresses.
Marcia Cross has been a guest-spot staple since she made her
first television appearance in 1985, but she's best known for playing very different roles on Desperate Housewives and Melrose Place.
So which is more fun: an obsessively traditional housewife or a baby-napping husband hater?
If you are reading this you clearly have access to the internet, and therefore you have most likely read something about Oprah Winfrey's weight gain confession. The jist is this: Oprah weighed 160 pounds two years ago, and now she weighs 200. She "confessed" to the weight gain for the January issue of O Magazine, and now the interwebs are buzzing. The real issue here though is not the weight gain, but the crazy amount of attention it has received. Check out the attention we give to the attention, after the jump.
Urban outfitters recently yanked a t-shirt from their shelves, citing "bad press" as the reason. Was it one of their infamous "Voting Is For Old People" shirts? Or possibly the one with money signs encircling the phrase "Everyone Loves A Jewish Girl?" Or maybe one of the many shirt images that have been stolen from independent companies and designers?
In a recent post at The Bilerico Project, senior Louisa Hill, writes about the events that unfolded on her campus, Anges Scott College, when it became the background for the upcoming film Road Trip II: Beer Pong.
One of the biggest issues for women athletes these days is the extreme hyper-sexualization many sports require women to participate in while competing at a highly advanced level. For example, car racer Danica Patrick has been very straightforward (and quite successful) about embracing her more 'feminine' side while letting her racing skills speak for themselves.