You have to hand it to the American Life League (an anti-abortion organization) for coming up with a clever way to draw attention to their cause: they thought up the dumbest name for an iPhone app, ever. The “Yo, Where’s The Shirt?” app is part of the group’s second annual Photo Scavenger Hunt. Smart phone-wielding abortion opponents can upload pictures of themselves wearing a T-shirt with a “pro-life” slogan (ALL sells ones that read “It’s OK To Be Pro-Life” or “Abortion Kills A Person”) to earn “points” for engaging in various activities. Keep reading »
It’s no secret we’ve got a major crush on burlesque performer Dita Von Teese. What’s not to love? She’s got a bitchin’ wardrobe (and an assistant who takes care of her clothes!), an incredible job, and more confidence than we’ve seen in, well … anyone!
Dita was kind enough to talk to us recently about her latest book, Dita: Stripteese, where to get the best vintage, how many pairs of Louboutins she owns, and how often she checks her lipstick … Keep reading »
“I have a theory. I feel like women have come so far because of the sexual revolution, women’s lib, the feminist movement — we can work, we can nurture, we can be equal partners. Meanwhile, men haven’t really gone anywhere since the Industrial Revolution. Guys in my generation don’t have manners, really; they’re not gentlemen. It’s sad. The only thing they can do to feel powerful is to screw a bunch of people.”
— Rashida Jones talks gender politics in this morning’s Metro NY Keep reading »
I borrowed my mom’s photo album of my kid/teenager photos last week, as part of my attempt to come to terms with my childhood and figure out how I got where I am today. One thing struck me when I was leafing through the album: I was never ugly.
Ever since I can remember, I’ve thought of myself as ugly. Read more … Keep reading »
“Many women who do not dress modestly … lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes.”
— Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi, a prayer leader in Tehran, as quoted in Iranian media [AP] Keep reading »
Hey, Newsweek subscribers, brace yourselves for a really annoying article in the upcoming April 26th issue: We young folks are “lukewarm” on reproductive rights and “don’t think abortion rights need defending.” Keep reading »