Posts Tagged Halloween

Guest post: What is it with witches?

This is a guest post co-written by Dannielle Miller and Nina Funnell. Miller is co-founder and CEO of Australia’s largest provider of workshops that empower teen girls,  Enlighten Education. She is also author of The Butterfly Effect: A Positive New Approach to Raising Happy, Confident Teen Girls, and The Girl With The Butterfly Tattoo: A Girl’s Guide to Claiming Her Power. Funnell is a journalist and author whose main areas of interest include gender equality, technology, education and youth. In 2010 Nina was awarded the Australian Human Rights Community (Individual) award for her work in violence prevention, and was named a finalist for Young Australian of the Year. Together, they co-wrote Loveability: An Empowered Girl’s Guide to Dating and Relationships.

Pointed hats, ...

This is a guest post co-written by Dannielle Miller and Nina Funnell. Miller is co-founder and CEO of Australia’s largest provider of workshops that empower teen girls,  Enlighten Education. She is also author of The Butterfly ...

10 brilliant sexy Halloween costumes

 

There are lots of terribleoffensive Halloween costumes on sale this year, as usual. While you’re figuring out a feminist costume this week, get inspired by some clever costumes by the feminist filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic, who has won awards for her documentaries and her costumes. 

 

There are lots of terribleoffensive Halloween costumes on sale this year, as usual. While you’re figuring out a feminist costume this week, ...

The Wednesday Weigh-In: Feminist Halloween Costumes Edition

Happy October! Halloween is approaching quickly and for some, ’tis the season for racist, culturally appropriative costumes, or to make everyday objects into “sexy” costumes. But this year, let’s start early and generate some great feminist costume ideas!

Happy October! Halloween is approaching quickly and for some, ’tis the season for racist, culturally appropriative costumes, or to make everyday objects into “sexy” costumes. But this year, let’s start early and generate some ...

GOP voters give zero Fs about your feelings on blackface costumes

The New Republic published a poll today revealing how deeply our politics and race inform our attitudes about what is appropriate Halloween attire. As the graph above shows, a plurality of Americans believe it’s acceptable to don charred cork on their faces by a 43-37% margin.

The New Republic published a poll today revealing how deeply our politics and race inform our attitudes about what is appropriate Halloween attire. As the graph above shows, a plurality of Americans believe it’s acceptable ...

Video: How to not be a “racist piece of s***” on Halloween

While some terrible people are opting for Trayvon Martin Halloween costumes, people who are not soul-less assholes may want to consider these funny political costumes and laugh at these movie remakes.

Video and transcript below the jump.

While some terrible people are opting for Trayvon Martin Halloween costumes, people who are not soul-less assholes may want to consider these funny political costumes and laugh at these movie remakes.

Video and transcript below the jump.

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Don’t miss Kristen Schaal and the Daily Show on “Sexy Halloween”

Halloween is next week, and of course the phenomenon we will refer to as “Sexy Halloween” has already begun to rear its “naughty” head. In a new Daily Show sketch, Kristen Schaal embraces the absurdity of the trend, asking “Why would I be upset about progress, Jon? In these modern, liberated times, a woman is free to be a sexy whatever-the-hell-she wants!” before exploring a range of sexy inanimate object costumes including a carrot. (Full video after jump.)

Halloween is next week, and of course the phenomenon we will refer to as “Sexy Halloween” has already begun to rear its “naughty” head. In a new Daily Show sketch, Kristen Schaal embraces the ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe.

Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda.

“When does an Academic become a Whore?”

Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future?

Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime.

Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.”

Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe.

Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda.

“When does an Academic become a Whore?”

Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future?

Apparently, women ...

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