PerfectBody

My undies are perfect, than you very much

The Story: Petition Calls for Victoria’s Secret to Pull ‘Perfect Body’ Ads Victoria’s Secret, a company that sells lingerie, is under attack by people who are offended by the company’s ads – not because the ads are too sexy, but because the ads  are “aimed at making them [women] feel insecure about their bodies,” are […]

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I Don’t Give Money

The Story: Cardboard signs could equal jail time This may be surprising to some sheltered people out there, but that “homeless” person on the corner holding a sign, may not be homeless at all. Several stories have been popping up over the past few weeks – and I have had my own experiences with this in […]

Not News: Life Is Weird.

I’m a planner. Not by profession, or some sort of metaphor where I compare myself to a pen-and-paper planner (BTW I love the MyAgenda planner), but as part of my personality, planning is what I do. I like to have a goal and then work backwards to find out how to get there and craft […]

srsly

So wrong it actually hurts

The Story: Watch this 6-Year-Old and Her Friends Drop  F-bombs for Feminism (and to Sell Clothes) There’s this video made by a nonprofit called FCKH8 (or, F–K Hate) that features five little girls dressed as princesses shouting the f-word along with other obscenities in overly dramatized frustration with disproven facts about the plight of women in […]

ebola

Grab Your Hand Sanitizer Folks

The Story: CDC Confirms Patient in Dallas Has Ebola Virus  Ebola has killed more than 3000 people this year, that’s nearly a 50 percent death rate.  It’s seriously bad news. And it’s here. In fact, it’s less than 3 miles from my apartment. $%!# Breathe. Calm. Repeat. So naturally, anyone’s first instinct is to freak out!! […]

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When Advertising Matters: I Will What I Want Campaign

The Story: Under Armour Unveils Newest Chapter Of I WILL WHAT I WANT Campaign Featuring Gisele Bundchen Under Armour – an athletic apparel company – that I mostly know from back in the early 2000’s when seeing way-too-skinny teenage boys wearing under Armour branded shirts that were supposed to be skin-tight, only that wasn’t possible on their skinny […]

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Harry Potter Girl & Inadvertent Feminism

The Story: 4chan users threaten Emma Watson with nude photo leak over UN speech on gender equality But wait there’s more: It’s a hoax! Emma Watson Nude Photo Threat Was a Marketing Stunt to Shut Down 4Chan Emma Watson, well known for her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter movie franchise introduced a new […]

heathexpenses

Stop trying to make that argument happen! It’s never going to happen!

The Story: Abortion’s Racial Gap  Women of color are more likely to have an abortion than white women. And the reasons for that – according to many – are: lack of access to contraception, lack of sex education, and other things that are other people’s fault than the two people who matter – the mother […]

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TMZ News that Matters??? AKA – My Girl Crush

The Story: Ronda Rousey — Fallon has Unfair Advantage Fallon Fox is a UFC fighter who was born naturally as a man but has since had gender reassignment surgery and is allowed to fight with the women. And apparently, “her” assaults are brutal. Check out what reigning champ – and badass extraordinaire had to say about […]

power

Nuclear Christmas in September

The Story: First American Nuke Plant in 21st Century to Open Soon The Watt Bar 2 will soon be opening to produce nuclear energy for consumer use in Tennessee.  According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), nuclear power is one of the least productive (and therefore consumed) energy sources in the country – even though […]

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