J.K. Rowling is becoming as famous for her epic tweets to haters as she is for writing Harry Potter. In the past she’s taken on everyone from random trolls to Rupert Murdoch. Today she tweeted congratulations to Serena Williams on her historic sixth Wimbledon win.
#SerenaSlam! I love her. What an athlete, what a role model, what a woman!
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) July 11, 2015
Shortly after a sexist, body-shaming troll popped up. Rowling’s response was as awesome … Keep Reading!!!
A revolutionary new menstrual product has entered the market. Sisters Radha and Miki Agrawal, and friend Antonia Dunbar, created a pair of self absorbing underwear that eliminates the need for pads or tampons, called THINX. Each pair can hold “up to 2 to 6 teaspoons of blood”, which is the equivalent of a tampon. The 3 styles offered range in price from $24 to $34.
CEO and cofounder, Miki Agrawal, told Forbes
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I want to change the culture around
When this precious 4-year-old was called ugly by a fellow classmate, she was not caught off-guard by the insult. Instead, she responded with poise, sass, and complete control over the conversation.
The boy persisted, but the child was not phased! She ended by giving him a bit of his own medicine, but all in the spirit of teaching the boy a lesson.
Have you heard of Tree Change Dolls? The project initially started as a hobby for Sonia Singh of Australia, and soon became much bigger than her family had ever imagined.
Signh, a trained scientist, uses second-hand dolls and gives them a completely makeover/under. Since most the dolls she uses happen to be Bratz dolls, much of the praise Signh has garnered comes from the revelation that these hypersexualized children’s dolls … Keep Reading!!!
Watch out world, the clitoris ring is taking the internet by storm.
The majority of people seem to be aware of the outer “button” as the entire clitoris. However, this this ring depicts internal anatomy, which has a wishbone appearance.
And since recent studies suggests that the G-spot and … Keep Reading!!!
The evolution of beauty throughout history is something many of us probably don’t think about often. However, we want to consider how fleeting these cultural ideals truly are.
A new PSA sponsored by Everlast highlights the major problem of street harassment in Lima, Peru. According to the PSA, seven out of 10 women are harassed on the streets.
To get the attention of the public, the people at Everlast tracked down the mothers of two men who had been repeatedly harassing women on the streets. Their mothers agreed to dress up in disguises for this experiment. The “repeat offenders” unsurprisingly began catcalling their mothers as they walked … Keep Reading!!!
A two-part series in Breitbart (Part 1) (Part 2), written by Milo Yiannopoulos, that was published early this month has evoked a passionate response from men and women alike. The article is titled, “The Sexodus,” a play-on-words that eludes to American men on a mass exodus, “checking out” on mainstream society and, in particular, on their faith and belief in relationships with women. The article argues that a reverse discrimination of sorts, fueled by the feminist movement and by … Keep Reading!!!
Here in the United States, domestic violence has been in the spotlight recently with the myriad accusations leveled against current and former NFL players, celebrities such as Bill Cosby and stories about “pick up artists” like Julien Blanc. However, as described in a recent 5-part journal series by The Lancet, awareness of the problem does not translate into prevention or action. The journal elucidates a call to action plan for policy makers that includes the aforementioned allocation of … Keep Reading!!!
Images and Text by Rex Eaton (‘Resident Dad’ at IANtB).
Julien Blanc was featured in Time today under the headline, “Is This The Most Hated Man In The World?” He is the self-described PUA (Pick-Up-Artist) that travels around hosting seminars for men hoping to use his “techniques” to learn how to coerce women into sleeping with them. He has been forced to leave Australia and there are petitions in various other countries trying to prevent him from hosting seminars in … Keep Reading!!!
Director Robert Bliss walked around New York with a backpack which held a hidden camera; behind him was Shoshana Roberts.
Donning just a basic t-shirt and jeans, she casually walked the streets of NYC, and allowed the camera to capture every single incident of street harassment that she faced in a 10 hour period – 108 catcalls to be exact.
Two high school students are fighting sexism with a game they created called Tampon Run. And as you can probably guess, the game that replaces guns with tampons to hurl at enemies.
Andrea Gonzales, 16 and Sophie Houser, 17, are both graduates of the Girls Who Code camp- a programmed designed to help relieve gender inequality in the coding/tech world. They decided that menstruation wasn’t talked about enough, or truly accepted in our culture, so they made a game … Keep Reading!!!