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Eartha Kitt on love and compromise


Rudy Francisco - "Chameleon" (NPS 2013)


We've Normalized Painful Sex, And That's A Problem For Women

Hopefully, by unlearning some of the myths surrounding female bodies, we can encourage sexual experiences that are mutually satisfying.<p>We have some …

Me Gritaron Negra, Victoria Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz

Painful Sex Is Often The First Sign Of A Serious Condition For Women. But Most Doctors Dismiss It.

"It's all in your head" is a common refrain.<p>The first time Mary H. realized something was wrong with her body was the first time she had sex. She was …


100 Women: I want to break the stigma of painful sex

<b>One woman's story of a decade of wrongly diagnosed sexual pain has inspired a play - and with it, the hope that other women with sexual dysfunction can be helped.</b><p>It was on a cold winter's day just over a year ago that actress Emily Francis heard an item on the radio that moved her to tears.<p>"I felt …

Buenos Aires

Benazir Bhutto showed you can be a mother and prime minister – I know, I am her son

After Jacinda Ardern announced her pregnancy, some questioned how she would cope. They should look at Pakistan’s late leader<p>The news about Jacinda Ardern struck a nerve with my sisters and I. It is indeed uplifting to see the world rejoice at her good fortune.<p>While there are the detractors and …


The Poor People’s Campaign begins anew on the 50th anniversary of Memphis sanitation workers’ strike

A decades-old fight against poverty and income inequality along racial lines has not died, says a national coalition of low-wage workers, clergy and …

Amazing jam session - Three random guys sing together


Female facial hair: if so many women have it, why are we so deeply ashamed?

Female facial hair a series of contradictions – common yet considered abnormal – and the pressure to remove it represents the most basic rules of the patriarchy<p>Women like me have been keeping a secret. It’s a secret so shameful that it’s hidden from friends and lovers, so dark that vast amounts of …


15 Hilarious Women Respond To The All-Female 'Lord Of The Flies' Remake

"An all female reboot of Lord of the Flies is just Heathers Goes Camping."<p>On Tuesday night, Warner Bros. announced that Scott McGehee and David …

When Sex Hurts -- And What To Do About It

They said there was nothing wrong with me. Gynecologists. Gastroenterologists. Even a lung specialist. They ran tests — CAT scans, X-ray’s, blood labs, you name it — to rule out tumors so big as to cause severe pelvic pain during sex.<p>This was the route I — and thousands of women — go through to …

The gay Chinese farmer and his cutting edge art

<b>A gay Chinese farmer who found emotional release by depicting his suppressed erotic fantasies in traditional Chinese paper cuttings is part of an exhibition of gay Asian art in Taipei. The BBC's Cindy Sui traces a story that began with self-denial and frustration - and an exhibition that reflects</b> …


Opre Roma: Gypsies in Canada

This documentary celebrates the vibrant culture and tenacious struggle of the Canadian Gypsy and introduces a new generation of Roma who claim their …

Son of Baldwin

Throwing paper towels at brown people is the new "Let them eat cake."

Colonial Postcards and Women as Props for War-Making

When French colonial armies arrived in Algeria in the early twentieth century, they were accompanied by photographers. France had occupied Algeria since 1830—the occupation would last until 1962—and these photographers wanted to take pictures of Algerian women as they’d imagined them: lounging in …

Ever played Cards Against Colonialism?

Avery Old Coyote, of the Flathead Reservation in the U.S., was playing a round of Cards Against Humanity with some friends when inspiration …

Chicken Attack - Original


In the Loop by Bob Hicok

I heard from people after the shootings. People<p>I knew well or barely or not at all. Largely<p>the same message: how horrible it was, how little<p>there was …

What Does “Hepeated” Mean? This Term Might Be The New Mansplaining

If you're a woman or non-binary person, you've likely had the experience of suggesting something that has fallen on deaf ears. But, when the same …


Lauren Turner | QUIT DYING TO DIE

<i>Flirting with suicide, I spent three apathetic years with Bulimia Nervosa, before I decided I wanted to live. A month into recovery, doctors</i> …

Treating My Friends Like Lovers: The Politics of Desirability

But our desire and desirability is not just about who we do or want to have sex with, or who or how often people want to have sex with us. It informs …

How “Love Your Body” Became A Marketing Slogan

I n 1991, Naomi Wolf’s <i>The Beauty Myth</i> called attention to a lie we’ve all been sold: women must be beautiful to be happy. In the years since, a new …


Could This Ancient Porn Change The Way We Think About Christianity And Homosexuality?

This is the world in which the New Testament was written.<p>The preserved ruins of the city of Pompeii are a treasure trove for those interested in …


Guy Walks Into a Bar

So a guy walks into a bar one day and he can’t believe his eyes. There, in the corner, there’s this one-foot-tall man, in a little tuxedo, playing a tiny grand piano.<p>So the guy asks the bartender, “Where’d he come from?”<p>And the bartender’s, like, “There’s a genie in the men’s room who grants …

Tom Waits/Cookie Monster mashup - God's Away On Business


Olivia Gatwood - "Ode to the Women on Long Island"

Long Island