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The Real Thing at NYC's Flowers Gallery
This Thursday, the Chelsea, NYC location of Flowers Gallery opens "The Real Thing," a group exhibition featuring photography from four different artists questioning social constructs of gender, identity, femininity and more. Most of the four have...
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Annie Leibovitz's “Women: New Portraits”
It’s been over 15 years since Annie Leibovitz and Susan Sontag created the original “Women” project, featuring a selection of women from all sections of American society. Now, Swiss bank UBS has commissioned a follow-up to that seminal work: “Women...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Hello! Selfie Miami Like a real-life Tumblr page, artist, author and feminist Kate Durbin created "Hello!Selfie Miami," a performance piece that occurred last week during Miami Art Week. The response to a man's attack on Durbin's piece about...
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1. Cover Eagles of Death Metal and Support Paris Victims Proving that beautiful things can come from terrible events, the Eagles of Death Metal are urging musicians to cover their sweet rock tune "I Love You All The Time"—and for every cover sold...
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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Somewhere along her decades-long crusade for gender equality and civil rights, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was aptly (and lovingly) named Notorious RBG. Inspired by her life’s work and new-found fame, “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Girl Power
Despite what pop culture might show, the feminist movement has been in full swing for much longer than just the past few years. That said, having the movement for equality front and center in our collective consciousness is new—and remarkably satisfying...
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My Life on the Road
Not just the story of author and feminist activist Gloria Steinem's travels, but also tracking the evolution the movement for equality, "My Life on The Road" is an insightful and inspiring read. "When people ask me why I still have hope and energy...
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Feminist With a To-Do List Pencil
Whether writing a grocery list, an essay dissecting Simone de Beauvoir's theories, your brilliant memoir or anything in between, these "Feminist With a To-Do List" pencils will keep you motivated. The Number 2 graphite pencils are also perfect for...
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Feminist Underwear
Made in the USA from comfy 100% cotton, this Me and You (aka Julia Baylis and Mayan Toledano) underwear is an adorable way to wear your heart on your sleeve—or on your tuchus. Hand-printed in the States, the white undies bears lipstick kisses on the...
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"Not Yours, Never Was" Embroidered Hoop
NYC's Yes Stitch Yes (aka Lauren Singleton) presents yet another fiery and floral embroidered piece. This small but mighty four-inch hoop is covered in pink- and purple-hued flowers, and emblazoned with the message "Not Yours Never Was" inside two...
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The Goddess Shirt
Pay homage to your favorite black and Chicana feminist activists and queer theorists—Audre Lorde, Gloria E Anzaldúa, Angela Y Davis and bell hooks—by proudly wearing Thugz Maison's "Goddess" T-Shirt. Made from 100% cotton, the top is screen-printed...
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1. An Interview with Gloria Steinem and Ruth Bader Ginsburg While their careers have taken them to different places, Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (aka Notorious RGB) and women’s rights activist and journalist Gloria Steinem have fought...
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Unisex "Property of No One" Denim Jacket
For feminists of all genders, this 100% cotton black denim jacket offers a boxy fit and an important message of independence to the world. Emblazoned with the words "Property of No One," the jacket's decoration is sweetened up with a red rose, but...
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Feminist Embroidery by Yes Stitch Yes
A sarcastic Tweet disappears almost instantaneously these days, but a brazen embroidered message only gets louder with every look. Edginess and individuality have been elevating fine needlework from a quiet hobby to cultural relevance for some...
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Bad Bitch Club Patch
Brooklyn-based artist Penelope Gazin has the perfect patch to support your local girl gang—or indeed rep your very own. The playful, chenille patch might be a sweet colorway of baby blue and pink, but it bears fair warning that you walk with back-up...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Lytro is Revolutionizing the Way We Capture Virtual Reality Lytro first entered the photography market with a camera that differentiated itself by capturing a scene's entire light field, allowing users to adjust focus after the shot. Now, they...
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Dear Art Collector Handkerchief
For the past three decades, anonymous gorilla-mask-bearers Guerrilla Girls have been protesting gender and racial discrimination in politics, art, culture and more—all with a sense of down-to-earth humor. Bringing the street activism right into the...
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DISCWOMAN at Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival
Crushing gender stereotypes by actively playing choice techno music, NYC-based DJ collective Discwoman book and showcase people who identify as women at the decks—and prove that the audience wants it. In September, they celebrated their anniversary...
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Filmme Fatales Zine Pack
With contributors from all over the world, Filmme Fatales is a publication that explores the world of women in film. Launched early January 2013, the zine now has six issues in its back catalog, with themes ranging from "One More Shot" to ladies in...
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Interview: Artist Polly Nor
Polly Norton’s female characters are as 21st century as they come: fun-loving, unabashedly sexual, and doing whatever the hell they want—whether that is hanging out with devils, being devils, lazily sex surfing, or having some fun with lava lamps...
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What We're Reading: Music Books
After you've listened to album after album on Spotify, recovered from a weeknight concert, bombasted by music at the local bar, it's sometimes nice to let the ears rest. There's still another way to get your music fix, however—in the form of bound...
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