What It Means to "Re-Brand"

Hey. Have you noticed all the buzz around virginity? More so than normal? It seems like every magazine, newspaper, blog we read is discussing the state of modern virginity. We’re not getting into it here, but get the dish on by reading Jessica Valenti’s piece in The Nation: (Please note: It’s not quite as salacious …Read More

Robin Wright on Iran

I’m sort-of wondering if Robin Wright did anything else this past weekend besides analyze the Iran situation? “Lessons for the U.S. As Iran Unravels” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 22, 2009) “In Iran, One Woman’s Death May Have Many Consequences” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 21, 2009) “The Supreme Leader’s Gamble: …Read More

Things to See, Read and Hear

Do you live in New York? Be sure to check out the new “Journey to the Stars” show at the Hayden Planetarium. The show, which tries to explain how stars figure into our existence, will debut next month. Learn more. And while we were perusing the internet for remarkable stories this morning, we stumbled across …Read More

Parties. Purity. Ecology. Economy. Human Health.

After five years of breaking news, breaking balls, and bringing you bad-ass feminist blogging, Feministing is holding their first big fundraising event ever in celebration of their five year anniversary. Tonight they’re bringing together friends, loyal readers and fellow online / offline activists to celebrate this very special occasion and enjoy some rad entertainment, delicious …Read More