Feminism

Posted on the Oct 21, 2013 by Carlin Ross
The Carol Burnett Show was everything when I was growing up. She was strong yet vulnerable, charismatic yet relaxed. You couldn't take your eyes off her. Her show ran for 11 years, averaged 30M...
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Posted on the Oct 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This pictures is part of a collection of 2500 mugshots taken by New South Wales Police Department photographers between 1910 and 1930 - give a fascinating glimpse into the role of women in the seedy...
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Posted on the Oct 16, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Doctor Betty Dodson, Can you please explain your secret about how your always so happy and confident so that I may no longer be a depressed insecure needy girl? Sincerely, J Dear J,
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Posted on the Oct 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This picture was taken by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815 - 1879) of her niece Julia Duckworth.  I love the sense of intimacy and vulnerability she captures in her photographs.  It's unlike...
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Posted on the Oct 10, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When Betty was a strugging artist in New York, she would sit in Cedars and argue with Jackson Pollack, Jack Kerouac, and Alan Ginsberg that women could be famous artists. They disagreed and...
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Posted on the Oct 09, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Jimmy Carter has always been my favorite president. I remember voting for him in my grade school's mock election. Everyone else voted for Reagan. Recently, President Carter announced that he...
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Posted on the Oct 08, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Malala Yousafzai - the young girl shot in the head by the Taliban for going to school - made some powerful points in her recent interview with the Guardian. Here are some of my favorite moments: She...
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Posted on the Oct 08, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I posted this on FB and twitter...too good not to post on D&R.
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Posted on the Oct 07, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When I was growing up, Madonna was everything and I'm grateful to have had such a sex positive, empowered role model. In her latest interview/photo shoot with Harper's Bazaar (Thank you, Terry...
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Posted on the Sep 29, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love these hand-drawn animations to vintage audio interviews with noteworthy celebrities (thank you PBS Digital Studios). This clip is Janis Joplin's final interview done four months before she...
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Posted on the Sep 19, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I've been talking about this forever - women in the US are scooping up all the degrees (about 52-62% of them across the board). With my JD, I have the most education in my family and, now that I'm...
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Posted on the Sep 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When I was growing up, I always helped around the house - setting the table, vacuuming, folding the laundry - ALL YEAR ROUND. My older brother would mow the lawn or shovel snow but that was seasonal...
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Posted on the Sep 13, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I stumbled across this trailer for Wadjda a film about a little girl pushing the boundaries of her gender role in Saudi Arabia.  It was shot on location and it's the first film to be released by...
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Posted on the Sep 06, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When you think about the early days of film you think of George Melies and A Trip to the Moon. Not many of us know his contemporary - the first female film director - Alice Guy Blache. She started...
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Posted on the Sep 03, 2013 by Carlin Ross
F*cking brilliant.  A group of feminist law students shot this parody of Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines.  It went viral...youtube pulled it because it was too "sexually explicit"...the...
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