How immigration reform could help improve women’s economic security. VICE ran a fashion spread based on the suicides of female authors. In terrible news, two women sue a Texas jail for running a “rape camp.” Comedian Patton Oswald changes his position on rape jokes. I’m glad, because he’s too smart not to acknowledge the existence [...]
Auto shops tend to overcharge women. A firefighter arrested after trying to rape an incapacitated woman at a party claims the victim “had been making eyes at” him. How the Center for Reproductive Rights is fighting back against 20-week abortion bans. Can women’s magazines do serious journalism? Our own Katie on Russia’s new anti-gay law. On the unspoken [...]
Here’s Why Tesla Doesn’t Need Traditional Automotive Marketing (Wall St. Cheat Sheet) Despite the fact that Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) spends no money advertising, does not employ an ad agency or a chief marketing officer, and has no dealership network, the company’s founder Elon Musk is building an auto brand whose reputation far exceeds the 10,000 [...]
Anyone looking for a full breakdown and comparison of the entire MacBook line-up: I’ve put together a pretty comprehensive comparison between every model, every option, specs, etc. with information from Apple and around the internet. More »
She wears short skirts / I wear t-shirts / Neither of us is asking for it — FeministTaylorSwift (@feministtswift) June 12, 2013 Feminist Taylor Swift is amazing #ff #tgif The Social Security Administration has made it clearer and easier for trans people to update the gender designation in Social Security records. A persuasive take on [...]
A massive anti-choice bill is introduced in Texas. And another one is introduced in Ohio. “There are few greater sins than to be a woman and to love yourself and your art unapologetically.” The next Dalai Lama could be a woman. Um, what? A school fired a teacher for being a victim of domestic violence. A woman in [...]
GOP Congressman Channels Todd Akin: ‘The Incidence Of Rape Resulting In Pregnancy Are Very Low’ Female anti-immigrant lawmaker tells men to patronize Danish prostitutes to combat trafficking Cambodian Nike Factory Fires 300 Striking Workers We Are Beatriz: These are our Stories The man imprisoned for killing Kansas late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller will be [...]
Ever wish you had a set of CliffsNotes for design? Now, thanks to online education company Open Culture, you do. This series of short videos covers the basics of six different major schools of design. They're a fun, animated way to learn...Show More Summary
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A study finds female politicians are stereotyped, but in different ways than the stereotypes of women as a group. More on E3?s sexism: Anita Sarkeesian tweeted that none of the games presented at Microsoft’s Xbox One E3 press conference featured female protagonists(!). The response was gross but not shocking, because patriarchy. According to the ubiquitous “senior [...]
Tony “cheat sheet”, via Christopher Frizzelle at the Stranger. He also has NPHarris’ amazing opening act, all eight-plus minutes, but I’m more impressed by the closer, since I assume it was being written during the show itself. Besides: Audra McDonald! What’s on the agenda for the evening? This space reserved for your ad.
Think Progress has compiled the seven most sexist gun ads. Today is the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. Why haven’t we closed the gap? The 10 best male rappers–written up as though they were female. The false paradox: freedom of expression and sexist hate speech. An illustrated guide to street harassment. Sesame Street offers [...]
Tech entrepreneur Drew Houston spoke about the importance of obsessing over your dream during his 2013 commencement speech at MIT.
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Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston recently gave the commencement speech at MIT, where he shared what's on his personal cheat sheet. You can read his full commencement address on MIT's website here. Houston, who was involved with numerous...Show More Summary
Tomorrow is the first day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, and the big names in videogames will be presenting their latest consoles and software in full force. Lucky for you, I’ve got a cheat sheet for when and where you can watch the action live!
Honor Rehtaeh Parsons and stand against rape culture today by writing ”Rehtaeh” on your wrist as part of the #HandsUp4Rehtaeh campaign. Submit your photo here. Joss Whedon wants more superheroine movies. Seconded! Sexual abuse is rampant in juvenile detention centers–and it’s mostly committed by staff. Show More Summary
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How Raising The Minimum Wage Would Help Close The Gender Wage Gap Jada Pinkett Smith defends Beyoncé’s Chime for Change concert costume House Republicans Booed As They Vote To Deport DREAMers Texas Says It’s OK to Shoot an Escort If She Won’t Have Sex With You You’ll Never Believe What Our Nation’s Highest Ranking Leaders [...]
From Isabella Fuhrman of "The Hunger Games" to Willa Holland of "Gossip Girl" fame, Glamour magazine has just released their own cheat sheet for this...