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News

PoC News in America

This past week, the internet was abuzz with the racist Star Wars boycott news, but we were too busy appreciating the cuteness of the cast celebrating the trailer.

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Bodies

I Was Rooting For You, Topless Lady

If you’ve been watching news sources over the past couple of weeks, you’ve probably noticed that here in NYC, there has been an inordinate amount of time spent talking about boobs. Specifically, about women who wear paint on their boobs and pose for photos in Times Square.

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News

PoC News in America

We’ve covered Ferguson earlier this week, but as seen in the events following the anniversary protests, Ferguson remains a community divided.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Views you can use, science, and April Fool’s jokes done right. Fun stuff!

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News

PoC News in America

Black History Month has come and gone and this past weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma. But we still have a long way to go.

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Humor

The Longest 30 Minutes of Your Life

What happens when you’re stuck on a subway car.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Will Not Break the Internet

Butts, y’all. And also some real news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Has an Election Hangover

Can we all go move to an island somewhere or something? Because the next two years with Republicans running the House and Senate are NOT looking fun. And it was a week of shitstorms and terrible people and all kinds of other assorted fuckery. Fun times! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway & Book Review: Blood Diva, by V. M. Gautier

What if one of Paris’s most elegant, most sought-after demimondaines lived the life of the girl about town as a vampire in modern-day Brooklyn? V. M. Gautier dares to ask that question and has spun a very believable tale of the life Marie Duplessis might live as one of the undead in her slickly written […]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Capsy Swearing

I just can’t, y’all. CANNOT. Even without the Ray Rice video debacle, there was still an absurd amount of news this week. Come on in to find out which surprising city may be passing a racist abortion ban, who thinks women are penis homes, and why white people need to shut up about butts and […]

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Photography

Persephone Postcards: Bryant Park, NYC

New York City in the summertime can be magical.

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Photography

Persephone Postcards: My Office

Wish you were here?

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Open Thread

Open Thread: 9/11/13

Has it been twelve years already?

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News

Mid-Week News: Beat the Bad

Greetings, poodles and kittens! Welcome back, you wacky lovely bunch of boos, you basket of tappy toes.

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Pop Culture

Kickstartable: 50 Years of Broad Ambition: Ladies of the Barbizon

This week’s Kickstartable feature is one that has fascinated me. 50 Years of Broad Ambition: Ladies of the Barbizon features the history of this glamorous women’s hotel and the career girls who lived there.