Feminism

Posted on the Mar 18, 2015 by Carlin Ross
It took 50 years of making mirrored geometric sculptures but this month, at 92 years of age, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian got her exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum. She's the first Iranian...
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Posted on the Mar 14, 2015 by Betty Dodson
When I attended a birthday party to celebrate Dell Williams' 90th Birthday, I'd been asked to MC the affair that turned out quite a number of aging feminists as well as a few young ones. My birthday...
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Posted on the Mar 11, 2015 by Carlin Ross
The Somerset Museum in London has a new photographic exhibition simply entitled "Beard".  My favorite is this portrait of Harnaam Kaur, a woman from Slough who suffers from polycystic ovary...
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Posted on the Mar 10, 2015 by Carlin Ross
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Posted on the Feb 23, 2015 by Carlin Ross
I was watching the video of Patricia Arquette's Oscar acceptance speech and tears ran down my face. To hear a woman call for equal work for equal pay - you don't realize how much pain you're holding...
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Posted on the Feb 06, 2015 by Carlin Ross
According to new research, there are 93 women featured in the Bible but they speak only 1.1% of the time.  The Bible contains 1.1M words - about 14,000 are attributed to women.  Even Mary,...
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Posted on the Feb 03, 2015 by Carlin Ross
We see Barbie going on dates, riding in her dream car, and cruising in her catamaran but you never see the dark side of Barbie...until now. I just love Mariel Clayton's photographs depicting serial...
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Posted on the Jan 29, 2015 by Carlin Ross
I'm not sure why but I fell in love with this photograph.  And I didn't realize that they were holding hands until just now. Totally owning it.
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Posted on the Jan 27, 2015 by Carlin Ross
Bjork has always been one of my favorite artists.  Recently, she shared with Pitchfork magazine that several male "engineers" got producer credits for electronic arrangements that she did...
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Posted on the Jan 21, 2015 by Carlin Ross
I love this ad because it shows how misogyny drops away when there's a war on.  Here we have a woman showing off her draftsman skills, not peeling potatoes or collecting metal.  She has a...
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Posted on the Jan 17, 2015 by Carlin Ross
The silver lining to the Sony hacks has been we finally have written proof of the wage gap in Hollywood. Charlize Theron was able to negotiate a pay raise so that she matched her male co-star Chris...
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Posted on the Jan 14, 2015 by Carlin Ross
Actress Caitlin Stasey has launched herself.com, a feminist website where average women post nude portraits which she publishes with in-depth interviews about their experiences living in a male-...
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Posted on the Jan 09, 2015 by Carlin Ross
The jeans...the boots...the flannel...so ahead of her time.  I just fell in love with this photograph. 
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Posted on the Dec 27, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I f*cking love Femen. Here's one of their members in St Peter's Square in Vatican city stealing baby jesus from their Nativity scene. Notice that written in black marker on her chest is "God is...
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Posted on the Dec 22, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This image of surfer Ha'a Keaulana dragging a 50 pound boulder across the ocean floor as part of her training is...so...fucking hot.  I'll take muscle over skin on bone any day.
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