op culture has reduced feminism to a fight for body politics and sexual liberation only. It makes us forget about equal employment opportunities, equal access to medical health protection and benefits, sharing parenting responsibilities, and sexual assault and abuse prevention.
Within a span of a week, more than a dozen women died in India after undergoing a sterilization operation, an image of American celebrity Kim Kardashian's exposed buttocks on the cover of Paper magazine went viral, and the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission successfully landed on the surface of a comet.
Celebrities are not here to raise your children or be their role models. You are. While celebrities can be charged with this responsibility because of their powerful influence, the fact of the matter is that their purpose in society is to provide good entertainment.
Would it be bigamy to marry the ass of a woman who is already married to someone else? This question is raised by the recent picture of Kim Kardashian's fundament that appeared on the cover of Paper.
From Kim Kardashian in Paper to Olivia Wilde breastfeeding in Glamour , people love to freak out over what women do with their bodies, how they dress them, how they share them, how many children they do or don't have with them and how they enjoy them.
Net Neutrality. Not to be confused with Net Openness. And certainly not with Right to Be Forgotten.
"I don't understand why everyone is always going on about my butt. I'm Armenian. It's normal."
Once upon a time, there was a little known marketing strategy for brands called The Celebrity Endorsement.
Certainly Mr. Peanut, prodigious captain of industry he appears to have been, had children and his children had children and they are in the world today conducting their affairs with the class and dignity that the mantle of the Peanut name demands.
Three years ago, when Kim Kardashian got divorced after an epically brief 72-day marriage, Salman Rushdie sportingly tweeted a knarled limerick that raised eyebrows - and his twitter following.
Space and booze have been making a lot of news recently. Perhaps someday we'll all be throwing back space beers on Mars.
In a fair and truly gender-equitable world, there would be an equal assortment of nude shots featuring both genders, and we wouldn't be conditioned to perceive of them as anything other than damn fine.
I appreciate Paper's attempt to show what a balancing act it is to be a woman in today's society. The glass perched on Kim Kardashian's rear, her body precariously positioned on a step stool of some kind -- so edgy.
Since I have not heard a compelling argument about why I should be grossed out by a naked woman with a big ass in a magazine, I am left to speculate about why many women find this so unsettling.
When I watch your show it makes me really sad sometimes. Your audience gets breakouts on their faces, gets bad hair cuts, looks bloated sometimes and some of them have wrinkles when they smile. It's all a part of having a whole, perfect and complete human body.
As the Ebola epidemic rages on, health officials have gone into the trenches around the globe, putting their lives at risk to save those of others afflicted by the devastating virus. Yes, but... what do our beloved celebrities think of it all?