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Covert Dressing Room Action: The Report

Date: August 28, 2009 | Posted By:
Yes, our teenage Take Action Group sure did slap up static-cling decals in San Francisco fitting rooms! And now we want to show you how to make them, too! We wish we could hear from women and girls who went into those 200 fitting rooms after us: What did you think when you saw “You Continue reading

Don’t trust 3OH!3–Helen Keller did much more than talk with her hips

Date: August 26, 2009 | Posted By:
Helen Keller is an American icon who is best known for learning to communicate in spite of the fact that she was deaf and blind, but she also was a writer and had a strong political voice. 3OH!3 references Keller in the song “Don’t Trust Me”, but the lyrics in the song’s hook show no Continue reading

New Gallery of Winners!

Date: August 22, 2009 | Posted By:
Our new Gallery of Winners is up! Head over there to check it out. Please, share your thoughts… Continue reading

New Gallery of Offenders!

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Our Gallery of Offenders is freshened up! Spew your vitriol for any of the Offenders below in the comments. Go nuts. Continue reading

Cankles: Another body part to obsess over

Date: August 21, 2009 | Posted By:
“Cankles” is a charming term (like “love handles”, “muffin top”, “saddlebags”, etc.) that describes yet another thing women are made to feel insecure about: having ankles the size of one’s calves. As reported on Feministing, Gold’s Gym graciously took a step to eradicate this nonexistent problem by declaring July “Cankle Awareness Month.” Continue reading

Sarah Haskins’ Target Women is On Target

Date: August 18, 2009 | Posted By:
Have you noticed that every shampoo commercial looks the same? Or that diet product commercials are everywhere at the beginning of a new year? Comedian Sarah Haskins has. And for the past couple of months, she’s produced Target Women, a series on Current TV that hilariously and critically examines the advertising world of women’s products. Continue reading