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Roller Derby Skaters at the Starting Line, 1936

Roller derby skaters, from left, Louise Thomas, Elizabeth “Libby” Hoover, Pudge Dyer, Jayne Cummings and Mildred Arndt, are started by Harry Newman on Jan. 4, 1936.

McKayla Maroney alleges she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics’ team doctor

Inspired by the #MeToo movement, Maroney shared her story.<p>Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney has joined more than 100 American athletes alleging abuse inside USA Gymnastics. Early Wednesday morning, Maroney posted her #MeToo story on Twitter. The 21-year-old wrote that she was molested by Dr. Larry …

Gymnastics

Twitter Users Split on Boycott Over Platform’s Move Against Rose McGowan

Activists, celebrities and journalists joined a boycott of Twitter on Friday to protest the social media platform’s locking of the account of the actress Rose McGowan, a fierce critic of the film producer Harvey Weinstein over his alleged sexual harassment and assaults of women.<p>The boycott began at …

Rose McGowan

Rose McGowan Has Been Suspended From Twitter

Rose McGowan, the most vocal actress in the days following the Harvey Weinstein revelations, has been suspended from Twitter for 12 hours.<p>According …

Rose McGowan

Should Women Make Their Own Pop Music Canon?

This summer, I did something I highly recommend. I listened to 150 albums by women in a row. Then I listened to 72 more. (I’m still going.) I did it because I had begun to notice a narrowness in my sonic universe. Just about everywhere I went, it was raining men.<p>The other day, I spent 75 minutes at …

Joni Mitchell

Marilyn Monroe’s Most Trusted Photographer

View Slideshow<p>By the time Joshua Greene was 11 years old, his father Milton Greene, a close friend and longtime photographer of Marilyn Monroe, had …

Marilyn Monroe

This Isn’t About Toxic Masculinity. These Are Sociopathic Baby-Men.

In any other year, Thursday’s New York <i>Times</i> article on Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual harassment might have felt like yet another story of …

Feminism

The secret pagan, pro-sex, feminine utopia hidden in France

We go deep into the story of the band Rockbitch and its clandestine commune where liberation is achieved through sexual freedom<p>“One of the main misconceptions floating about,” says Suna ‘Kali’ Dasi, “is that ‘we are always recruiting’. We’re not. That’s Jehovah’s Witnesses.”<p>Dasi is part of a sex …

Feminism

Inktober 2017 – Day 04 / Underwater by Mademoiselle Kalumis http://ift.tt/2xYJBnI Support my work on #Patreon : http://ift.tt/1RqclZE

Inktober 2017 – Day 04 / Underwater by Mademoiselle Kalumis http://ift.tt/2xYJBnI Support my work on #Patreon : http://ift.tt/1RqclZE

Watch: How a goofy skin flick opened the doors for the American porn industry

‘The Immoral Mr. Teas’ took smut films mainstream<p>Russ Meyer’s 1959 film <i>The Immoral Mr. Teas</i> featured little dialogue, a simple plotline…and lots of …

Movies

Pussy Riot's Masha Alyokhina Recounts Time In Prison In 'Riot Days'

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Masha Alyokhina, a member of the band Pussy Riot, who was sentenced to two years in prison after playing a protest song in a Moscow cathedral in 2012.<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>In 2012, three young women snuck into Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior to …

Prison

Helen Mirren and Jane Fonda stun as models at Paris Fashion Week

In what world is supermodel Naomi Campbell sitting front row while Dame Helen Mirren struts on the catwalk?<p>Cue to today’s L’Oreal …

Jane Fonda

The Evolution of Fashion Photography

With so many exhibits and monographs devoted to fashion photography and its leading practitioners, it’s hard to imagine that it wasn’t that long ago that the genre was seldom the focus of highbrow studies. Yet, that’s what Eugénie Shinkle discovered when she began researching it almost a decade ago.<p>…

Fashion Photography

Have No Fear: It’s Just Eyeliner

Graphic eye makeup — electric blues, purples, greens — was all over the fall runways. The message: Color is not seasonal. Wear it liberally.<p>Yet such supercharged colors are still intimidating to many of us.<p>The makeup artist Nick Barose, whose clients include Priyanka Chopra and Tessa Thompson, has …

Makeup

Sex Robot Molested At Electronics Festival, Creators Say

"Because they did not understand the technology and did not have to pay for it, they treated the doll like barbarians."<p>This is why we can’t have nice things.<p>The man behind an “intelligent” sex robot named “Samantha” says the kinky creation needs to be repaired thanks to “barbarians” at a tech …

Robots

Hugh Hefner damaged countless women’s lives. Let’s not pretend otherwise

Civil rights supporter or not, the Playboy icon was a sexual predator, hardly better than Bill Cosby<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Hugh Hefner has died, and already a slew of rosy obituaries are surfacing from those who knew him, those who idealized his Playboy Mansion life, and those …

Feminism

“The cinema serves so many other purposes; it functions as psychiatrist, politician, message-maker, money maker and, incidentally,…

“The cinema serves so many other purposes; it functions as psychiatrist, politician, message-maker, money maker and, incidentally, entertainer. But it’s no good regretting that things are different. Times have to change.”<p>Happy birthday to the late, luminous <b>Deborah Kerr</b>!

The iconic Boeing 747 is being retired in retro style

In celebration of United Airlines retiring the Boeing 747 from its fleet, its final flight will have a 1970s-themed menu and a retro-uniformed crew.<p>The Boeing 747 was launched in 1968, and United made its first commercial 747 flight in July 1970 with a trip from San Francisco to Honolulu. This …

Aviation

Hugh Hefner, Who Built the Playboy Empire and Embodied It, Dies at 91

Hugh Hefner, who created Playboy magazine and spun it into a media and entertainment-industry giant — all the while, as its very public avatar, squiring attractive young women (and sometimes marrying them) well into his 80s — died on Wednesday at his home, the Playboy Mansion, in the Holmby Hills …

Hugh Hefner

Queen! Bow Down to Tattoo-Flashing Octogenarian Dame Dench

I watch as Dame Judi Dench eats her chilled corn soup with saffron and sips Champagne. At 82, she is just as elegant as you would imagine, with silver hair, ice-blue eyes and crisp diction. She’s 5-foot-1, but her reputation is towering.<p>Ms. Dench is one of the greatest British actresses — a star …

Judi Dench

Audrey Hepburn. See her life in pictures in the new Audrey Hepburn Gallery: http://www.classichollywoodcentral.com/3110-2/

Audrey Hepburn. See her life in pictures in the new Audrey Hepburn Gallery: http://www.classichollywoodcentral.com/3110-2/

Sotheby’s to Auction 90 Years of Little Black Dresses – WWD

SothebyÕs to Auction 90 Years of Little Black Dresses<p>Balenciaga Baby Doll, 1958.<p>Courtesy Photo<p>Balenciaga Eisa<p>Courtesy Photo<p>Cardin, 1970.<p>Courtesy Photo<p>…

Prabal Gurung's Ideas About Body Diversity Will Make You Say "Halle-Effin'-Lujah"

The second that I sat down to chat with designer Prabal Gurung, he told me he liked my dress. "You look so cute," he said, and I could tell he meant it. Throughout the rest of our conversation, Prabal continued to make me feel good, but not by giving me compliments. We were talking about his second …

Stop Whatever You’re Doing and Look at Gabi Fresh’s Plus-Size Lingerie Collection

Her latest collab is killer as always.<p>Blogger, designer, and all-around influencer Gabi Fresh just designed a great plus-size lingerie collection with UK brand Playful Promises. Fresh recently debuted a clothing collection for the new plus-size brand Premme (along with co-founder Nicolette Mason) …

Lingerie

What It’s Truly Like to Be a Fashion Model

For decades, modeling was a silent profession, where women were supposed to be seen and never heard.<p>But in February, just as Paris Fashion Week began, a group of high-profile models — Jourdan Dunn, Edie Campbell, Leomie Anderson, Candice Swanepoel and Joan Smalls — voiced their support for James …

Women's Fashion

No Madonna. No Geena Davis. But Still in a League of Their Own.

SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. — Strike one. “You swing like a girl!” the pitcher barked, heckling yet another player at the plate. Sonja Bushnick of the Rockford Peaches lifted her wooden bat again. She passed on one ball and fouled off another. On the next pitch she hit a short pop-up that the pitcher caught …

World War II

Elaine Welteroth, Teen Vogue’s Refashionista

<b>I</b>f you are, like me, a person with no sense of style and a stomach paunch, you might understand why dressing for a fashion show would be a psychological challenge. The day before my first one, I begged my best-dressed co-worker to chaperone my visit to a fast-fashion outlet. I’d coveted a pleated …

Condé Nast

Summer 1954: Kids out of school wreak havoc on the streets of London

'Children of the Streets'<p>School's out.<p>In the summer of 1954, the streets of London were overrun with rambunctious kids enjoying their time off from …

Kids

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Ava Gardner by Milton Greene, 1954