Articles by: scarlet

Body, Issues, Self, Sex/Love, Social

Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein Launch ‘Sweetening The Pill’ Kickstarter For Birth Control Documentary

Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein Launch ‘Sweetening The Pill’ Kickstarter For Birth Control Documentary

The “Business of Being Born” team is back, and this time they’re tackling birth control. Now before you get your maxi pads in a bunch (sorry) they’re not out to tell you you’re a terrible person for being on birth control. What they do want to tell you is that [...]

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Body, Featured, Mind, Self, Sex/Love, Soul

WICCAPEDIA: Getting Cupid’s Arrow to Stick – When and How to Cast Your Spell

WICCAPEDIA: Getting Cupid’s Arrow to Stick – When and How to Cast Your Spell

by Marie Davis Depending on your satisfaction with your relationship status, February – well, more specifically Valentine’s Day – has the potential to bring up all the feels. Your newsfeed will be filled with posted pics and statuses about people they love, OMG love (!), luv, and luuurve. What will Valentine’s Day [...]

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Featured, Social, Spotlights

Spotlight: Julia Morrow On ‘Hairstyle as Text’ and Her Very Hairy Thesis On American Culture and Identity

Spotlight: Julia Morrow On ‘Hairstyle as Text’ and Her Very Hairy Thesis On American Culture and Identity

Things are getting hairy! In this week’s Spotlight we turn our attention to the research and history of America’s female hairstyles through the early and mid twentieth century. A braid? A bob? A messy bun? What does it all mean? Salted’s Alejandra Perez connected with Penn State American Studies graduate [...]

by × November 13, 2014 × 0 comments

Salted: Select Cuts

Letter From the Editor: Issue 23 – TGIF(all)

Letter From the Editor: Issue 23 – TGIF(all)

Besides the Autumn poets sing A few prosaic days A little this side of the snow And that side of the Haze… Grant me, Oh Lord, a sunny mind— Thy windy will to bear! ~Emily Dickinson Salutations, Salties! Happy Fall! We’re feeling it. The crisp air, the change in the [...]

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Featured, Spotlights

Spotlight: Tracy Puhl on Eco-Friendly Alternatives and Happier Periods with GladRags

Spotlight: Tracy Puhl on Eco-Friendly Alternatives and Happier Periods with GladRags

Contrary to what we’re led to believe, there are actually other options for your period needs besides tampons and pads that are more comfortable, cheaper, healthier and eco-friendly. GladRags makes it their mission to bring you all of those alternatives in one convenient place while promoting period positivity. Say what? [...]

by × September 25, 2014 × 0 comments

Body, Featured, Issues, Mind, Self, Sex/Love, Soul

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Are You Sexy-Hot or Menopausal-Hot? How To Feel Sexy Over 50

Are you comfortable in your skin? Do you feel sexy? If not, get to a Yoga class.

I’m going to go way out on a limb to say that Yoga can help you feel and look sexy. I know… I know… Yoga isn’t about how you look… or is it? What about how you gaze upon yourself? I was very uncomfortable in my skin as I entered puberty. I wish I would have had Yoga.

by × September 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Social

Jyoti Amge, World’s Smallest Woman, Joins ‘American Horror Story’

Jyoti Amge, World’s Smallest Woman, Joins ‘American Horror Story’

We love this! Being “American Horror Story” fans we can’t resist getting excited about all the latest announcements for the upcoming season. Hearing that Jyoti Amge will be joining the cast of “AHS: Freak Show” has been one of the highlights. Producer Ryan Murphy announced via Twitter earlier today that Amge, who [...]

by × August 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Body, Featured, Mind, Self, Soul

Yoga Woman: On The Feet of Women Warriors, Why I Touch Them, And Why I Want Them Farther Apart

Yoga Woman: On The Feet of Women Warriors, Why I Touch Them, And Why I Want Them Farther Apart

by Jessie Horness At the end of many of my yoga classes, I give a little final adjustment. Often it’s just a mini-shoulder massage. If I have time, however, the attention to the resting, hardworking bodies in front of me is more complete, beginning with a touch to the feet. For my students, [...]

by × August 6, 2014 × 2 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Spotlights

Spotlight: Vicky Kuperman on Women in Comedy, Her Burrito-Fueled Creative Process, and Tips for Budding Comedians

Spotlight: Vicky Kuperman on Women in Comedy, Her Burrito-Fueled Creative Process, and Tips for Budding Comedians

Fierce and fearless are just two of the words to describe Vicky Kuperman, comedian, author, writer, producer and all-around inspiring woman blazing a trail for females in the male-saturated world of comedy.

by × July 17, 2014 × 1 comment

Arts/Entertainment, Featured

Reese Witherspoon Gets ‘Wild’ In New Film Based on Cheryl Strayed Memoir

Reese Witherspoon Gets ‘Wild’ In New Film Based on Cheryl Strayed Memoir

There’s already Oscar buzz around Reese Witherspoon’s performance in “Wild,” a film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (“Dallas Buyer’s Club”) and based off of Cheryl Strayed’s popular memoir of the same name. Due out in limited release December 5th, “Wild” takes Witherspoon/Strayed on an adventurous journey through loss, reckless actions, heroin addiction, and [...]

by × July 11, 2014 × 0 comments