Day: September 9, 2008

Trailblazing Women

Harvard researchers have discovered that voters, men in particular, feel prejudiced against women in power — ORLY? — but that prejudice is reduced with greater exposure to powerful women. In the study, the first women in powerful positions in a…

Spare The Rod

Trigger Warning Recently I have authored a few posts about spanking. This issue continues to weigh so heavily on me in part because I myself am no stranger to the belt, and because I truly believe in the right of…

AuH2Obama Show this Thursday

Feminist, eco-friendly fashion designer and Feministe pal Kate Goldwater of AuH2O Designs is hosting a fashion show this Thursday, Sept. 11 (unfortunate date, but the only thing open because of Fashion Week) in support of the Barack Obama campaign. She…

Lipstick Feminism and Dressing The Part

Beauty as power is something that is taught to every young girl. Common adjectives that are used to compliment girls often refer to how pretty, sweet, or kind that they are.  Very seldom do we reward girls for their intelligence,…