Monthly Archives: August 2011

What we missed

TweetSign up for the Voices of Our Future online training program in new media, citizen journalism and empowerment. On being single. The Times hosts a debate on co-habitation vs marriage. Sally Kohn on bigotry and the GOP. Tweet
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JC Penny’s back to school catalog tries to get “girly”

TweetBack to back, two t-shirts from JC Penny today that send exactly the message girls need when heading back to school: we don’t need to learn, we’re pretty and boy crazy (teehee). via JC Penny. JC Penny has already taken one of the shirts down stating, We agree that the “Too pretty” t-shirt does not [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Feminist art edition

TweetEarlier this year, Courtney wrote about women in art, questioning the lack of gender equality in the art world and presenting some crucial ideas and resources for female artists. At that time, she cited some grim statistics, including the fact that only 8 percent of the work that the Museum of Modern Art exhibits is [...]
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Vice President Dick Cheney: Convenient Storyteller

Tweet Former Vice President Dick Cheney tells great stories. Too bad most of them aren’t true. Cheney is currently on a book tour promoting his new book In My Time. And as in past years, when Cheney’s mouth is moving controversial, questionable, and inaccurate things come out. This book tour is yet another attempt by [...]
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American Apparel expands collection, runs contest for plus sized models

Tweet American Apparel, jilted lover of the hipster fashion elite, recently announced that it’s expanding its collection to include plus sizes, and is holding a contest for new plus sized models. The company’s history of bullshit is well-documented. They’ve faced criticism from feminists and non-feminists alike for their sexist ad campaigns, accusations of sexual harassment [...]
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