Yesterday marked a momentous occasion for women as Gloria Steinem, activist, journalist and grand dame of the feminist movement, was awarded the highest civilian honor possible, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. At almost 80 years young, Steinem still shines the light she’s shone since becoming a leader and media spokesperson [...]
We’ve all seen the video, right? The one that went viral recently of the woman in a red bikini bottom laying on her stomach, posed, while a team of professionals did her hair, makeup, and took her photo? And after all that, her photo was manipulated–so far away from what she originally looked like–using Photoshop, that she was unrecognizable as the same woman.
GoldieBlox Video Inspires Girl Engineers with Rube Goldberg Machine + Beastie Boys Girl Power Anthem
Known for the headturning Toys R Us pink aisle take over promotional video that went viral earlier this year, but not known nearly well enough in the actual “pink aisle” yet, the makers of GoldieBlox have done it again with this awesome new Rube Goldberg-inspired commercial featuring some kick butt [...]
Salted Scarletry Presents: ‘Feminist: Stories From Women’s Liberation’ + Q&A with Filmmaker Jennifer Lee
We at Salted Scarletry are so PROUD to be presenting the first and only NYC screening of Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation a film telling the story of the women’s liberation movement from 1963-1970.
by Rachel Sedaker Lily Allen’s latest video for new song “Hard Out Here” is causing a bit of a stir on the web. British pop artist Lily Allen is known for being outspoken, from taking on consumerism in “The Fear“, to blasting a certain conservative political figure in “F*** You“. [...]
By now you’ve probably heard the buzz on the internet. From NY Mag to CBC, everyone is discussing “The Pull-Out Generation.” Ask your friends and you’ll probably notice the same trend: little reliance on the pill and other forms of contraception.
In “LGBTQ” I’ve heard the “Q” refers to “queer” or “questioning”. It keeps awareness open for discovery, and allows for a worldview that is defined by individuals instead of dogma, and doesn’t force folks into “M” or “F” categories. People can discover and determine their expression for themselves. Talk about utopia (at least in my perception)!
By Jackie Mori It’s been a month since Sinéad insulted Miley insulted Sinéad insulted Miley, and without a peep from either party on the subject for two weeks, the whole thing seems to have receded into the blackhole created by today’s 24-hour news cycle. In case you blinked and missed [...]
Salted Scarletry is alive. Come celebrate with us! We wouldn’t have it any other way than to share this joyous event with all of you. Come out for specialty cocktails, yummy eats, goodie bags, great convo, special guests and more! WHERE: 11th St. Bar, 510 East 11th Street (between Ave A [...]
By Jackie Mori In case you’ve been holed up without wi-fi or spend all your time on things like the NSA international spying scandal, here’s a recap of the events of this season’s celebrifeud du jour: Act One: In response to Miley Cyrus’s assertion that Sinead O’Connor inspired her recent [...]