The best article I’ve seen in a long time about body image.

The Guardian on Facebook Sunday 10 June 2012 Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report By Eva Wiseman More of us than ever hate the way that we look. It’s making us anxious, unhealthy and disempowered. A special report on the pressures distorting the way we think and feel Outside, on a warm morning in March, students … Continue reading

Lena Dunham making strides for girls in the media

With the rise in popularity of her show, “Girls” on HBO, Lena Dunham’s name has quickly come into the entertainment canon. Her wit, excellent writing and fearless acting have all stolen our hearts and has allowed her to make strides in the entertainment industry though she doesn’t exactly fit the stereotypical mold physically. I’ve been … Continue reading

the show that must not be named

Tonight CBS will air one of the worst broadcasts in all of television. I could sit here and tell you all the reasons I find it repulsive, but it would involve a post in every category of this blog. Therefore I will leave you with this: If you watch the stupid show, you are supporting … Continue reading

a class project and some fun music!

So this blog is a product of a class assignment and as the class has progressed, we have been given various assignments to go along with the topics our blogs focus on. If you couldn’t tell, my project has been about the treatment of women around the world by the media and various cultures. I … Continue reading

Fight Against Sex Slavery

Sunitha Krishnan has dedicated her life to rescuing women and children from sex slavery, a multimilion-dollar global market. In this courageous talk, she tells three powerful stories, as well as her own, and calls for a more humane approach to helping these young victims rebuild their lives. GOD SAVE THE GIRLS!

Tales of Passion

Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism — and, of course, passion — in this talk.   GOD SAVE THE GIRLS!

Radical women, embracing tradition

“I am interested in how women are saving us…” Me, too, Kavita Ramdas. GOD SAVE THE GIRLS!

I have a crush on TED

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since its start, TED has brought together the ideas of the brillant thinkers/speakers/designers/scientists/artists/people of our world. It hosts several conferences annually that are recorded and then broadcasted to TED.com‘s many … Continue reading

The Pioneer Woman

Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman to her loyal readers and fans) has made quite the career for herself out of her little blog and knack for homemaking, cooking, and photography. Her blog, thepioneerwoman.com receives nearly 23.3 million views a month, according to an article by The New Yorker. Due to the success of her blog, … Continue reading

“New Domesticity”?

As a result of feminism ideology that persisted during the past few generations, the female fight for gender equality has resulted in a decline in skills and disciplines that used to be the hallmarks of a “good woman” in days past. Things like sewing, cooking, cleaning, baking, and decorating had become such a required set … Continue reading