beauty

Spotlight On: Lexie Kite

Your body is far more important and powerful as an instrument for your use than it is as an ornament to admire.

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Members of the anti-abortion group targeting Planned Parenthood are indicted on felony charges. See the New York Times. TIME condemns the CDC’s condescending alcohol warning that shames and discriminates against women. Mattel embraces a long overdue shift towards more diverse options… Read More ›

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Women’s Forum in Sierra Leone set up 8 safe spaces for adolescent girls. See Sierra Express Media. Brown Girl Magazine explains why you should care about the 104 women in Congress. “Nearly half of fathers report dissatisfaction with the amount… Read More ›

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The Supreme Court upholds a New York City law that requires crisis pregnancy centers in New York City to inform patients that they do not have any medical professionals on staff. See The Feminist Majority Foundation Blog. Women are sharing photos of what they wore when… Read More ›

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An abortion clinic in Austin, Texas called Whole Women’s Health closed its doors after facing strict anti-abortion laws. See Cosmopolitan. A woman wore a hidden camera to prove how many times a day she experiences harassment. See Upworthy. Ruth Bader Ginsburg… Read More ›

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Freelance journalist Esther Honig created a project through Photoshop to portray the beauty standards in different countries. See Hello Giggles. Matt Lauer asked Mary Barra if it was possible for her to run GM and be a good mom simultaneously. See TIME…. Read More ›

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The Huffington Post explains why the New York Times fired its executive editor, Jill Abramson. The New Yorker analyzes why Jill Abramson was fired. Ms. Magazine Blog underscores how the firing of Jill Abramson proves that power fears women. The Huffington Post… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Alexis Wolfer

Alexis Wolfer is a beauty expert and feminist, whose online magazine, TheBeautyBean.com, was named one of Forbes Magazine’s Top 10 websites for women. She is also the author of The Recipe for Radiance, which was released this month. Alexis been featured on E!,… Read More ›

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Debunking Barbie’s Beauty Standards

Yesterday, Kim Culmone, vice president of design for Barbie at Mattel (in an interview with Fast Company) defended Barbie’s unrealistic, often-criticized, and highly dangerous body proportions by arguing that her body shape and size is necessary “for real life fabrics… Read More ›

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