Behind Your Favorite Fragrance is Emilie Coppermann

FRENCH PERFUMER EMILIE COPPERMANN had her career ambitions sorted out before most people learn how to read. “When I was eight years old, I could…

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“All-New, All-Different”: Diversity is Coming to Comics

DESPITE POPULAR REPRESENTATION OF COMIC BOOKS as entertainment for boys 8-14 and men who live with their mothers, nearly half of all comic book readers are women.…

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On Veterans Day, Let’s Not Forget Homeless Veterans

  IT’S NO SECRET THAT AMERICA HAS A PROBLEM WITH HOMELESSNESS. We’ve trained ourselves to not notice homeless people when we pass them on the…

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Michelle Waterson: On UFC, MMA, and Not Giving Up

MICHELLE WATERSON IS ONE BAD-ASS BI**H. The 29-year-old is an MMA goddess, and formerly held an Invicta FC Atomweight Champion title. Waterson has appeared on…

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Ms. Moneybags: Gender Judo Isn’t Such a Bad Thing

Welcome to Ms. Moneybags, Lady Clever’s column on finances, careers, and the headaches that come from thinking about that kind of stuff. TO NEGOTIATE OR…

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Will All-Female Movie Remakes Help Gender Equality?

LAST WEEK, we heard the news that Sandra Bullock is to star in an all-female remake of Ocean’s Eleven. And we already know that Melissa…

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On Consent: Is “Yes Means Yes” Too Strict an Approach?

THIS PAST SUMMER, I WROTE ABOUT THE FREEZE RESPONSE – when someone becomes unresponsive instead of fighting or fleeing in an uncomfortable or threatening situation.…

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Athena: How One Piece of Tech Can Help Stop Assault

ACCORDING TO THE RAPE, ABUSE, AND INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK (RAINN), someone commits a sexual assault in America every 107 seconds, which equals about 230,000 victims…

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Feminist Press Staffer Fired for Being “Too Lesbian”

ON NOVEMBER 6, Elizabeth Koke filed a $3.5M lawsuit against The Feminist Press at the City University of New York (CUNY). The former Feminist Press staffer…

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On Rose McGowan, Caitlyn Jenner, and Womanhood

I REALLY LIKE ROSE MCGOWAN. Her performance as heartless high-school queen bee Courtney in 1999’s Jawbreaker sparked my love for her, and her role as…

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