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For Rupi Kaur, a college photography project turned into a social cause when images from her visual series about menstruation were censored online. Dazed reports that Instagram removed the above image without explanation — twice. Ironically, the Canadian poet’s art project was an attempt to “demystify the stigmas” around periods and to “see how different […]

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Here’s another depressing fact about the lack of representation of women in the art scene: It is seemingly just as bad as it was 29 years ago. New York and Sydney-based curator Maura Reilly posted an image on Facebook today by anonymous feminist art collective Pussy Galore in the form of a report card. It […]

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San Francisco-based taxi app start-up Uber has come under a lot of scrutiny from all sides recently, with accusations of sexism, breaches of privacy with customer data, and allegations of unfair pay. The multiple controversies have worried New York City councilmembers that Uber is not in compliance with city law, and at a hearing on […]

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While plenty of female comedians have helped other women process how fucked up and sexist street harassment is, this new video gives everyone a taste for how awful it feels. The video is by Hollaback, an anti-street harassment initiative that encourages people to document street harassment as its happening, share it on their app, and, […]

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Chicago Magazine dug up a most fascinating little piece of art criticism from 1978. Tribune art critic Alan Artner reviewed Frida Kahlo’s first U.S. solo museum exhibition at the MCA and he didn’t like it. Kahlo led the kind of life that makes for a Ms. Magazine version of the romantic agony … All of this shows up in […]

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Still think gender equality has became a non-issue by now? Think again. Check the new Boys Clubs Tumblr for a perpetual stream of gender inequality updates from business world. The single-serving Tumblr exposes some of the numerous “boys’ clubs” that remain comfortably seated at the top of some of the world’s most profitable companies, most of which […]

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The Triumph of Civic Virtue, a Frederick MacMonnies-designed statue in Queens featuring the manly Civic Virtue triumphing/squashing the sirens of Vice and Corruption, is quietly being moved by the city to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn–but the “why” remains unclear. Here are possible reasons this controversial circa-1922 landmark is being moved: 1. You can’t really show […]

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Why dudes need to tell other dudes to stop making asses of themselves on the internet. […]

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