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Posted on the May 04, 2016 by Carlin Ross
A female artist, Illmagore on Instagram, painted this portrait of Trump with a small phallus with the quote, "no matter what's in your pants, you can still be a big dick".  After posting the...
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Posted on the Apr 27, 2016 by Julia Emerald
  What normally would have felt amazing, taking me deeper into pleasure with every movement, kind of hurt this time.  As he moved his fingers inside me, I felt tension growing in my...
Posted on the Apr 01, 2016 by Julia Emerald
Most of my life I have felt more comfortable with men than women. I made friends with the 'dudes' and always had a few around to hang with, talk to and make me feel beautiful and valued. When it came...
Posted on the Mar 01, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Today the National Museum of Women in the Arts launched their social media campaign and their hastag #5womenartists to acknowledge women's contributions to the arts. This is one of my favorite "Betty...
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Posted on the Jan 10, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Last week I quit Facebook.  And I feel wonderful like after you've had a colonic or gone a juice cleanse.  I didn't realize how much FB was sucking out of my life until I walked away....
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Posted on the Nov 24, 2015 by Carlin Ross
Moschino has collaborated with Barbie to put out a branded "Moschino" doll.  They featured a little boy with two little girls in their ad and people lost their shit.  God forbid a boy...
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Posted on the Sep 25, 2015 by Carlin Ross
If only we celebrated women who had sex, heading home the next day in the same clothes they wore the night before. I remember being shamed when I would crawl home in the wee hours of the morning...
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Posted on the Aug 17, 2015 by Carlin Ross
This pregnant she-devil statue mysteriously appeared on a pedestal in the Grandview Woodlands neighborhood in Vancouver. Last September the city took down the first unsolicited sculpture - the red...
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Posted on the Jul 02, 2015 by Carlin Ross
It's swimsuit season and I thought this video of men trying on women's swimsuits was appropriate.  What's sexy on a woman looks ridiculous on a man but I wonder how much of that is conditioning...
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Posted on the Jun 12, 2015 by Carlin Ross
Research has found that if a woman takes a 12 hour self defense class her chances of being raped or even attempted rape drops by 50%. When a woman knows how to throw a punch and kick, she doesn't...
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Betty self-portrait
Posted on the May 28, 2015 by Betty Dodson
One of the most challenging aspects of my life has been going public with what I believe to be true based on observation, experience and information from sources I trust. I’m not sure when living out...
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Posted on the May 26, 2015 by Carlin Ross
Recently, Maggie Gyllenhaal was told she was too old - at 37 - to play the love interest of a 55 year old actor. A 20 year age difference isn't enough for Hollywood. What's fascinating is that...
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Posted on the May 18, 2015 by Carlin Ross
This mural painted on the front of an adult book store in Richmond has residents in an uproar.  They argue that the purple beaver appeals to children who will think they're entering a children's...
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Posted on the Apr 03, 2015 by Carlin Ross
As some of us head to church and others hunt for Easter eggs this weekend, let's remember the pagan origins of the holiday. "Easter" got its name from the Anglo-Saxon goddess of fertility and rebirth...
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Posted on the Mar 21, 2015 by Carlin Ross
I want to do for sex ed what this man did for public tv.
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