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Bud Light Is Sorry for Slogan That Critics Say Endorsed Rape

Bud Light has apologized for a marketing slogan printed on its bottles that critics said endorsed rape.<p>Bud Light: The Rapey Beer. …

Bruce Jenner, Transgender American

In an interview with Diane Sawyer, the Olympic champion and reality-television star said he identifies as a woman.<p>After more than a year of rumors and speculation, Bruce Jenner publicly came out as transgender with four simple words: “I am a woman.”<p>“My brain is much more female than male,” he …

LGBTQI

Report: Brands Are Now Posting More to Instagram Than Facebook

Instagram is luring brands away from Facebook, according to a new report from research firm L2, which found that brands now post more content on the …

The Truth About Slut-Shaming

Monica Lewinsky has been talking about it. The actress Ashley Judd has railed against it. The TV shows "Scandal," ""Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" and MTV's "True Life" have addressed it. Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis refuses to be intimidated by it.<p>Slut-shaming. No doubt you've heard this …

alexandra marzella scores as model and artist

by turning the camera on herself<p>“It’s been called a drag queen’s closet,” says Alexandra Marzella of her bedroom in the spacious Brooklyn loft she shares with five roommates. It’s a pretty accurate description. Skirts, scarves, and necklaces dangle above her bed, while shelves line the walls, …

Death of a Revolutionary

Shulamith Firestone helped to create a new society. But she couldn’t live in it.<p>When Shulamith Firestone’s body was found late last August, in her studio apartment on the fifth floor of a tenement walkup on East Tenth Street, she had been dead for some days. She was sixty-seven, and she had battled …

Recreating a Feminist Revolutionary

Lincoln Center’s “Art of the Real” series, which begins today, probes sensitive spots of the wound at the origin of the cinema: the split between documentary and fiction. Many of the best movies are efforts to make the cinematic body whole again. One sidebar to the series, “Repeat As Necessary: The …

The Arts

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum, reviewed.

In the great debate over protagonist likability, I have always fallen firmly on the side of defending the pleasures of indefensible characters. Bring …

And the Winners Are…The Best Social Media Campaigns of 2014

The year 2013 was the era of real-time marketing. Oreo set the benchmark with the infamous Super Bowl XLVII Tweet and since then, brands, filled with …

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

Brands Saying Bae is the Twitter account we've needed in 2014

Here's a brief look at American slang in 2014. "Bae," if you've never heard the word before, is a term of endearment used to convey affection toward a significant other or some good thing that's caught your eye. In common parlance, it might be used in a sentence like "She's the bae," indicating …

Check Out 2015’s Shorty Award Winners for the Best Use of Social Media, Apps and Video

Who are the top brands and content creators on today's most popular digital platforms? That's the question the Shorty Awards attempts to answer each …

How The Most Successful Brands Dominate Instagram, And You Can Too

While Instagram is one of the fastest growing apps, it is also surprisingly one of the most underutilized by marketers. Stand out above the competition with these seven tips for using Instagram like a pro.<p>More than 16 billion photos have been shared on Instagram. With an average of 55 million …

Social Media

Teens Use Variety of Social Media, But Facebook Still Supreme: Pew

A Pew Research study of teenagers' online habits shows that while just about all teens go online daily, what they do and what apps they use vary widely. The survey, conducted online (rather than by phone, which Pew admits has greatly affected the results) shows that teens' habits and haunts depend …

"No Kardashian Parking" Signs Crop Up In Hollywood

Artist Plastic Jesus tells THR the signs are intended as a comment on America's pandemic obsession with celebrity.<p>Hollywood residents have yet …

Review of Disney Hall: Reflection of the city around it

Few buildings in the history of Los Angeles have come burdened with greater public expectations than the Walt Disney Concert Hall. None has lived up to such expectations so gracefully.<p>Designed by Frank Gehry, the hall is the most significant work ever created by a Los Angeles architect in his …

Things My Male Tech Colleagues Have Actually Said to Me, Annotated

<b>“Most girls aren’t into this kind of stuff.”</b> No way, do you have the list? The list of things most girls are into? I’ve been trying to find that …

a beginner’s guide to tarot cards

how to read your future in the deck<p>We've spent many a party huddled over a deck of tarot cards while a reader told us what to expect in our budding love lives and future paths. We've even found ourselves in candle-lit rooms filled with curious oddities and strange trinkets as a woman dressed in …

the 2:54 sisters’ music is its own form of feminism

catching up with colette & hannah thurlow at sxsw<p>In a music scene ravaged by boom-claps and teenyboppers trying to be adults, the Thurlow sisters are a breath of fresh air. Or, perhaps they’re more like the first gin & tonic of summer: cool, crisp, and bitingly refreshing. Colette and Hannah …

Journey to Mingering Mike’s Magical, Musical World

Lots of kids create their own fantasy worlds, populating them with monsters or superheroes—representations of friends and family, persecutors and …

Smithsonian

Woman's mob killing sparks global #JusticeForFarkhunda movement

<b>(CNN) —</b> The vicious mob killing of an Afghan woman has sparked protests in her country and a global movement demanding justice, complete with its own hashtag.<p>Vigils will be held Thursday evening around the world, including in New York City and Toronto. More are planned for this Sunday.<p>The strength …

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

/ Mar 24, 2015<p><i>"Stop interrupting me."</i><p><i>"I just said that."</i><p><i>"No explanation needed."</i><p>In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I …

How Feminism Became the F-Word

The current women's rights movement, embodied by the planned "special Inaugural edition" cover of Ms. magazine, is hardly recognizable to those who …

Woman, How Dare You Masturbate

“Bi**hes. Wh*res. Retards. Disgusting. Easy. Sexualised creatures.”<p>A video uploaded on YouTube last week posed a simple question – Do Indian women …

Empowering Female Entrepreneurs and Crushing Tech Sexism at SXSW 2015

Last week at SXSW, you may have spotted a glass box across from the Austin Convention Center and wondered what was going on inside. With an endless array of on-site activities including career coaching, video interviews, networking and power discussions, The Ipsos Girls' Lounge is all about …

Limbaugh: Hillary Supporters To Cry Sexism To Shut Up Opponents [AUDIO]

9:11 PM 03/26/2015<p>Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh predicted Thursday that Democrats and supporters of Hillary Clinton will use sexism as a tool …