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Humor

Celebrity Instagrams You Should Be Following

In an age of social media overload and over-saturation of celebrity culture, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the carefully curated lifestyles of celebrities. We all know Beyoncé’s Instagram will be heavily filtered and edited by a team of image and brand consultants who need to make her life flawless. Luckily there’s a whole slew […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

What do butts, sea turtles, and disconcerting wedding dress names have in common? You’ll find them all in this week’s lady reads!

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International Women's Issues

You Should Be Following @everydaymiddleeast on Instagram Right Now

Rows of multicoloured wigs in an Istanbul shop window. Snowy hills seen from a ski lift. Abu Dhabi’s mint green central bus station. A 200-year old Yemeni knife. Two friends in Beirut share an umbrella; Omani shipbuilders inside a half-finished dhow; Syrian refugees under a blanket; the giant aquarium at Dubai Mall; a model walks her […]

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News

PoC News in America

Did you see how glamorous and powerful your favorite actresses, filmmakers, musicians and even our First Lady were at this year’s Black Girls Rock? Let’s look at those inspirational women and then get to the news!

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is Instagramming Her Fat Boobs

I mean, not really, but UGH at your unequal TOS enforcement, Instagram.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Has a Black Belt in Gender Judo

Oh, what a shock, Congress is being useless once again when it comes to securing rights for women. And let’s all direct our middle fingers in the general direction of the Women Against Feminism Tumblr. Sigh. At least Thor’s a lady now? I’ll take whatever good news I can get. (As usual, trigger warnings for […]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Drinking MRA Tears

Raise your hand if you’re mad as hell at the Supreme Court right about now. Yup, thought so. To find out who else you should be mad at this week, let’s take a look at the rest of the news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: The Rest of the News Was Pretty Horrible, Too

Y’all, it has been quite the week. We actually have a little bit of good news, but the rest is pretty bleak. Of course, the killings in Santa Barbara dominated the news (meriting a separate post), but here’s everything else that you might have missed. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Food

Taking Pictures of Food

I’ve lived in Oregon for nearly eight years. Besides my Keens, my Decemberists shirts, and my reusable bags, the most Portland thing about me is that I take pictures of my food.

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News

Mid-Week News: Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt

I’m your new mid-week news nibbles anchor, eager to bring you the latest happenings in easy to digest bits. Let’s grab a coffee and shoot the shit about some current events. 

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: I Like That

One of the things I love about ladyblogland is how easy it is to bring a feminist perspective to events. There were a few gems this past week.

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The Daily Goodie

The Daily Goodie: We Heart Instagram

Good morning!  Happy hump day!  There’s a foot of snow on the ground, it’s cold and it stays dark too long, but we’re here to brighten your day and give you something interesting to read about.   To get you started, I found a lovely photostream on Flickr with a photographer showing off the iPhone Instagram […]