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What the Hell happened to “innocent UNTIL proven guilty??”

The Story: Christian University Stands by Decision to Keep Bill Cosby as Speaker at Benefit Dinner, Despite Outcry From Sexual Assault Victims Group “Multiple” women have come out and alleged that comedian, Bill Cosby sexually assaulted and/or raped them. A Christian University invited Bill Cosby to speak at an event and people are angry that the haven’t […]

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A GBG’s Perspective on Cat Calling

The Story: A woman walked around New York city for 10 hours and recorded every cat call she received This video (click link above) and a few others that have come out either in support, comparison or in jest around the topic in general have caught my attention lately. But this one – from the […]

Not News: Drop the sheet and pray

I learned to sail this year. I can’t take a boat around the world on my own yet, by any means, but on a small pond in Maine … there, I can manage a tiller and sheet fairly well enough. There’s really nothing like the feeling of sailing. In the stern (back of the boat), you sit […]

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My undies are perfect, thank 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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