Posts tagged "colombia"

Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

An Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to turn Iranian women into “baby-making machines.&rdquo…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 11, 2015

Colombians Are Outraged Over A Children’s “Miss Tiny Thong” Beauty Pageant

While wet t-shirt contests and dancing for hordes of beer-soaked men usually doesn't raise an eye when talking about sunny trips to Latin America, local residents are rightly outraged at the latest reports coming out of Colombia: a "Little Miss Thong" bikini contest for 6-10 year old girls. The "Miss Tanguita" pageant (which translates to…
By: Beejoli Shah / January 15, 2015

Woman Uses Potato As A Contraceptive, It Grows Roots Inside Her Vagina Instead

Listen, I'm totally supportive of a DIY lifestyle. You wanna make your own makeup and cleaning products from scratch? By all means! Got 30 new uses for old timey mason jars? Tell me all about it! But for the love of god, don't DIY your contraception, especially with root vegetables pulled from your garden. It'…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 3, 2014

Meet Raffael Medina Brochero, Who Is Selling His Testicles To Go To Europe

"He would give his balls to go there!" This statement, though usually figurative, is meant very literally by 52-year-old Colombian poet Raffael Medina Brochero. He has offered to sell his testicles to the first person who offers him the desired amount, which right now has been reported to be anywhere from $20,000 to $200,000.
By: Mary Odell / June 14, 2013