I wouldn’t describe my feelings for the Twilight saga as “love” or even “like,” but more along the lines of “obsessed.” When I read the four books in the Twilight series, along with millions of teenage girls, I was engrossed in a world where one could go to school with vampires and be best friends… Continue Reading →
Sunday was our bake sale and cupcake contest at Dolores Park. We had a variety of tasty treats to share, along with 18 different cupcake flavors! Judges for the cupcake contest sampled each flavor and voted for their top five favorites. Want to know whose cupcakes took the cake? Here are the results:
For a long time, I have believed in the power of empathizing with a fictional character to transform the way we feel about ourselves. But how does this relationship play out when that character is not human, but cartoon? In The Simpsons, Lisa Simpson stands out as a character very different to the rest of… Continue Reading →
Check out this commercial for Quilmes (one of Argentina’s most popular beers): What is different about this beer commercial than ones we typically see?
Felicia Day is not your typical female star—and that’s what we love about her. Day became known to many television viewers during her stint on the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, starred in “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog,” and is the writer, producer, and director of the popular web series The Guild, a show… Continue Reading →
I’m really excited to be attending my cousin’s baby shower this month, but I thought it was incredibly odd when my aunt told me that men don’t come; showers are for women only. How “normal” is it to have women-only baby showers? According to popular media, it’s the way baby showers are done. No men…. Continue Reading →
Rethink Breast Cancer has released a new ad that they hope will catch the attention of heterosexual men and increase awareness of breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in young women ages 20 to 59. But though they may have the best of intentions, this ad is liable to do more harm… Continue Reading →
On August 15, 2009, the About-Face Take Action group members, About-Face volunteers, and their friends posted decals with positive messages on various stores’ fitting room mirrors in the heavily populated Union Square area and downtown shopping area in San Francisco.