And the Woman Bears the Shame
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Once again, a man is caught with his pants down. And once again, all eyes are on the woman. And we're not talking about "the other woman". We are scrutinizing the scorned wife. Why is she standing by him? Doesn't she have any self-respect? What will she do? Obviously we are talking about the recent prostitution debaucle involving disgraced former...
Heath Ledger Has Died
We are shocked and devastated to learn that Heath Ledger has died. The cause of death is believed to be related to an overdose of over the counter medication, but they are calling it accidental (not suicide). The charming Aussie actor is the father of two year old Matilda and the ex-husband of Michelle Williams.
This is so horrible I don't even know what to say.Read more
Hollywood workers take a beating over Golden Globes cancellation
Here's another reason to grumble about the ongoing writers' strike. It's not just the viewers who are suffering the injustice of sitting through rerun after rerun. The entire Hollywood service industry is taking a hit, from the florists who create the winners' bouquets to the hard working cabbies who drive tipsy stars home when the after-parties close down.
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Protecting Futures with Tampax and Always
Tampax reaches out the third world and you can help! Find out more from Canadian Beauty...
By now I'm sure you've seen the commercials on TV - I know I have. True story: one in 10 African women do not attend school during menstruation or drop out of school because of there aren't any sanitary facilities for them. Through a new program called 'Protecting Futures' Always and...
911 tapes indicate women tried to revive Donda West
Two women tried to revive Kanye West's mother after she had a heart attack and stopped breathing, according to emergency 911
Shame on You, NYMag
We've always been fans of Nymag.com until now. They've come out with a new show in their fashion look book section
that is pretty much exactly the same as our show but the fashionistas are questionably dressed transvestites.
Forgive us, but who is this fashion advice supposed to be for exactly? Normally we'd say who cares? Fashion is fashion, but this... only Tootsie
Black Friday meets its match
By now, you must have noticed that we're coming up on one of the year's biggest shopping days - Black Friday! Betcha didn't know it's also "Buy Nothing Day
This year marks the 15th anniversary of a day designated by artist and environmentalist Ted Dave of Vancouver, BC (Canada) for evaluating our consumer culture. Social activists around the world mark this day with kooky but...
Ethnic Skintones ignored in Britain?
Canadian Beauty uncovers a disturbing article about how Britain's beauty industry is accused of ignoring Black and Asian women...
Few cosmetics giants produce ethnic ranges and few large retailers stock them, meaning that black and Asian women have to rely on outdated American imports and specialist shops.
Ho! Ho! ... No?Should we be offended by Santa's trademark chuckle?
Santas in Sydney, Australia have been instructed to change their ho ho ho's to "Ha ha ha" because the former is insulting to women. There were also concerns that it may "scare children" and teach them to disrespect women.
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What do you guys think? Is this change justified or just plain silly?
Can a "Chick" be a Feminist?
Every now and then we'll come across something like this
:"Wow, I don't think I've ever found a more stereotypical site. One giant step backwards for feminism..."
Being talked about is a good thing, even in light of a comment like that so we're hardly offended.
Why are we so easily offended when it comes to:
The color pink ~ shame on the Breast Cancer Think Pink people;