The television news business is a business (and so are newspapers). The idea here is to sell advertising, first and last. And advertising responds to big audiences. The bigger the audience, the more you can charge. That's all there is to it.
Jen Atkin and Emily Weiss (Photo: Courtesy of Glossier) By The Cut If you keep up with any of the Kardashians, then you know Jen Atkin. The found...
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"...I feel so extraordinary Something's got a hold on me I get this feeling I'm in motion A sudden sense of liberty..." New Order, "True Faith"...
Tuesday I learned that Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' debuted at #1 on Billboard's 200 chart. I was shocked.
A video recently posted by tourists in Nevada shows a family being held at gunpoint after crossing the warning signs at Area 51. Guards quickly swooped in, seconds after they drove onto the grounds of the high security base.
Not all bodily acts are created equal. Context matters. Each situation is layered with varying intentions and levels of intimacy -- and therefore varying degrees of empowerment. Some of the women are brave; some are braver. Some are seeking attention. Some are seeking attention and brave. Some of them are not necessarily what I would call "empowered" but neither are they setting feminism back. Some are.
As women, we are often pitted against one another in a competitive way. It becomes natural for us to feel envious of other women who have something we don't have, or look a way we wish we could look.
In the last year, a new tradition has sprung up in my house. Every Wednesday night, an hour or so before bedtime, my five-year-old son will yell, "Modern Family! Blackish!" so loud it echoes. And with that, my husband and I snuggle up with him on the couch, and together, get lost in characters and stories.
2015 was the year I came out and went full time. It was the year she did the same. While Caitlyn was giving her coming out interview with Dianne Sawyer, I had just spent that very same month coming out to friends, family, and my employer's HR / Management types. The same day that Caitlyn's Vanity fair cover dropped, I called a meeting with my employees to let them know I was about to go full time.
I don't want my children to think that women who pose nude are sluts. I want my children to think of bodies as beautiful, not offensive. I want them to think that bodies are just bodies--and sex is only one of the hundreds of things we use them for.
Let's be honest with ourselves. Donald Trump is us. It's not the 'fault of the media' who 'inflicted' this on us. We asked for it. And we got it.
A couple that hates together might have a better chance of staying together.
I'm glad Kim Kardashian feels good about who she is, naked or not, but I do wonder, is this style of self-esteem really good for girls? I want girls to be proud of their bodies -- but not as fodder for taking endless selfies, showing off their boobs and butt for others to admire.
This week, unless you were hiding under a rock from Donald Trump supporters or don't use social media at all, you would know that we were all bombarded with Kim Kardashian's nude selfie scandal.