The breast and brightest: your guide to great cosplay

Once again, there was a ton of amazing cosplay at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. From kiddie superheroes, to frightening zombies, to favorite video game characters, to lesser known heroes and villains, to pop icons, like Princess Belle and Doctor Who, there was a lot to choose from if you wanted to get an… Continue Reading →

The “Nu” image of woman

Editor’s note: Images contain nudity, potentially NSFW. The Nu Project is a series of photographs that exposes the great diversity of women’s bodies. Nude, in their homes, and happy, each woman photographed exudes an infectious sort of confidence, a silent declaration: “Here I am! This is simply how I am.” The photographer, Matt Blum, began… Continue Reading →

Women’s talents: alas, shrugged

I was pleased to learn that the topic this week in my male-dominated political discussion group would be Ayn Rand. If you don’t know, Ayn Rand is a famed female philosopher and author of the novel, Atlas Shrugged. She was no feminist—some would say she was the opposite—but she was strong in her principles, a… Continue Reading →