Monthly Archives: September 2011

What To Do This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are Fem’s suggestions: Watch some amazing performances at the World Festival of Sacred Music (October 1-16, various times and locations) Check out LOVE BITES: A Banned Erotica Showcase at The Comedy Store (September 30 at 7pm) Head to the Getty Villa to take in a production of Trojan
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This Week’s News

Australia will now give citizens the chance to select “indeterminate” rather than “male” or “female” when applying for a passport. Denmark has elected its first female prime minister. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff became the first woman to open the UN General Assembly. According to Newsweek, Iceland is the best country in the world for women.
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Millionaire Matchmaker’s Patti Stanger: Friend or Foe?

Every week, blogger and columnist Sahar Shiralian explores a different aspect of popular culture through a feminist lens. Patti Stanger, the notorious matchmaker of filthy rich but socially inept men (and sometimes women), is quite the polemical feminist figure. Indeed, her place in feminist literature remains nebulous. With countless reality TV shows like “America’s Next
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Bare-Breasted Babes on Bikes

Nothing is sexier than a great pair of tits, right? In our society, breasts are so sexualized that women cannot expose them without causing a scene. Sometimes, causing a scene feeds the soul. Every month in cities around the globe, thousands of bicyclists gather to ride in tandem, empowering the community of bike riders –
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