Posts tagged "colombia"

Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Wants To Take Sexism Out Of Punk

Colombia has a new law to protect women from violence; slave labor is rampant in clothing supply chains; a new drug could eliminate end-of-life diseases; Meredith Graves is reforming the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 3, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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.”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2015 - 6:30 pm

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…

Beejoli Shah | January 15, 2015 - 9:00 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 3, 2014 - 3:30 pm

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…

Mary Odell | June 14, 2013 - 3:30 pm