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Women’s well-meaning meanness

in Lifestyle/Opinion/Society by
Meanness towards each other, for example when it has to do with the touchy issue of weight, can come in a veneer of female sweetness that makes it all the more irritating. (Photo: public domain)

In my homeland of Brazil, known as Plastic Surgery Capital of the World, one of the worst things one can be – besides old, disabled and black – is fat. Worse still is being a fat woman. And perhaps even worse than that is being told so (nicely) by other women, when image matters so much in this society.

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Women’s rights activist goes “Global Girls”

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Dirt road in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: Catherine Davis

“I believe that it is not enough to simply sympathize with these women. We must take action. Voices that echo with passion and determination are the key to ending these rights violations.”

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Melora Kuhn: The Drawing Room

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Good art inspires us to feel while moving us to think. Melora Kuhn’s The Drawing Room at Galerie EIGEN+ART Leipzig is good art.

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Growing up a tawny and round Latin woman

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We’ve often been told we don’t have the “right” weight, skin color, or feminine qualities. It’s important to arm ourselves with information and self-love, and support each other, as a first step in fighting for gender equality. #BeBoldForChange

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DOK Preview: 5 countries, 5 powerful women

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This is probably the closest we’ll ever get to these people’s daily lives.

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Did you say, “Cunt Hammer?”

in Culture / Entertainment/Stage/What's on by

We’re all very silly people and this seems like the silliest way to perform.

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