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Lipstick: From Witches to Bitches

Historicizing Lipstick: From Ancient Civilization to Modern Feminism

From humble beginnings in Egypt and Mesopotamia, lipstick has become a symbol for women of nearly every social class throughout history. 1,321 more words

Big Bites

#ShirtStorm

So, the other weekend, Squisher and I were having a lie-in, reading the internet on our phones, as you do. I was quietly reading whatever it was in my blog feed when he came out with some assinine comment about women ruining a monumental scientific achievement – landing a robot on a comet – by complaining about a shirt a guy wore to announce it, when that shirt was made by his female* friend as a gift. 799 more words

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I'm Not a Feminist

I recently (not very recently anymore) watched the above video ‘I’m a feminist’ by Jack Howard, partly because it was Jack Howard, and partly because I take particular interest in feminism and those who identify with it. 2,363 more words

As A Citizen

The Anti-Anti-Cosby Ass-Clown Backlash


Image courtesy of Det Snakker Viom

In case you haven’t been paying much attention to the news–I sure haven’t, honestly; it depresses me–recently Bill Cosby was accused of sexual assault/rape.   1,078 more words

Opinion

Attaining More But Earning Less: How the Issue of Equal Pay is Keeping Women from the Top

“ told me that the most eligible women marry young to get a ‘good man’ before they are all taken,” Sheryl Sandberg said in her 2013 book… 864 more words

#Shirtgate and #Manspread; Feminists Wonder Why People Hate Them

Feminists wonder why people hate them, while they spread messages like this:

#ShirtGate – Attacking scientist Matt Taylor for wearing a shirt they don’t like and ignoring the women who helped land the spacecraft on the comet… 338 more words

Feminism/MRA

Sony advertises Remote Play by sexually suggesting "Never Stop Playing".

While the gaming industry is desperately attempting to redefine itself to gain a higher appeal towards female gamers, Sony seem to be diverting itself by stereotyping their audience to just adolescent males. 372 more words

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