Behind the “veil of daily newspapers,” there are real faces of women—as revealed in the exhibition “My Iran: Six Women Photographers” at the Sackler Gallery.
Where now? Where next? These are the questions that come to mind in viewing the National Geographic Society’s “WOMEN: A CENTURY OF CHANGE” exhibit. The display is divided into six themes, thought it also includes the beautiful and haunting image of a green-eyed “Afghan girl” that embodies all of them. Joy is in Amy Toensing’s photo of two […]
“The Women of the 116th Congress: Portraits of Power” depicts women lawmakers photographed in the style of historical portrait paintings commonly seen in the halls of power to highlight the stark difference between how we’ve historically viewed governance and how it has evolved.
San Francisco marked the end of June with the city’s 49th annual Pride Festival and Parade—including a weekend of events celebrating “Generations of Resistance.” As the streets closed down and tents went up around City Hall and the Civic Center Plaza, crowds of festival-goers and marchers adorned in bright, extravagant outfits gathered around six stages […]
The photography project CELEBRATE WOMEN has become a uniquely multidimensional, transnational dialogue on the complexity of the female identity.
As they take out their ‘Stop Child Brides’ branded notebooks out of their ‘We Can’ bags, there is a palatable sense of excitement in the room.
A photo project asks why there aren’t more women in the STEM field through the experiences and backgrounds of 13 women.
Temsalet: Phenomenal Ethiopian Women, a new book from Tsehai Publishers—is a collection of inspiring stories and beautiful photographic portraits of 64 phenomenal contemporary Ethiopian women who have broken through age-old barriers to advance in their fields. Each woman tells her own story—where she came from, what challenges she faced, what helped her succeed, what inspires her, […]
Slutitude. What is it? That was the question posed to a crowd Sunday afternoon crammed in a tiny studio space behind, of all places, the Chick-fil-A on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. Dressed in bras and underwear, fishnets and the occasional lace-up platform boot, we all had, according to comedian Luce Tomlin-Brenner, an air of slutitude. […]
Warning: Please be aware that clicking on many of the links in this post will lead to websites containing images that are NSFW and may be offensive and/or triggering. I consider myself fairly liberal when it comes to some of the most controversial 21st-century debates about sex. I’m not anti-pornography or sex work, as long […]