Category Archives: Women

Ex-boyfriend from Hell makes anti-choice billboard in NM

Here’s the scenario. Girl meets guy. Sparks fly. Happy relationship. Drama. Fighting. Breaking up. Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.  Regret. That’s the way relationships are SUPPOSED to end. You don’t drive down the street and spot a billboard of your … Continue reading

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Race for the Cure – Kicking myself for missing it

Today, the Susan G. Komen Foundation sponsored its annual global Race for the Cure in Washington, DC. I’m kicking myself for missing it. I’ve run before, and was excited to be involved this year. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get time off from my Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Beyonce’s Find-a-Man Feminism.

When Beyonce releases a new song it stirs attention and discussion about feminism.  Her recent tune, “Girls (Who Run the World)” is no exception. On one hand, the YBF called Beyonce the next Gloria Steinem.  (yeah right) Others, like internet … Continue reading

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From Forbes.com – Why Business Should Care – Psychology Today and the Black Woman Controversy

Last week, Psychology Today published a blog article questioning (and disparaging) African American women’s attractiveness.  I was removed from their website, but reblogged here. It quickly created controversy, but it also brought out a chorus of supporters, including an accountability … Continue reading

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I’m inspired to learn more about breast cancer.

I’m familiar with so many women’s issues from from feminism to reproductive health.  How could I not be just as knowledgeable breast cancer? Yes, I know some breast cancer basics and what the pink ribbon stands for. I am well … Continue reading

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Should the govt restrict photoshopping? Brits are taking a look.

According to  fantastic article on Jezebel, British government officials are meeting with fashion execs with an eye on changing airbrushing practices.  Yeahhhhhhh!!!!!! Not sure what’s going to happen or if we should expect changes.  It’s just good knowing authorities care  … Continue reading

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Did they lighten Gabby Sidibe? Elle magazine responds.

Elle’s October issue features Precious star, Gabourey Sidibe.  As soon as the cover hit, it raised some eyebrows about her color (and overall quality of the photo, itself).  I wrote a post saying how terrible I thought it was, and … Continue reading

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