Evan Rachel Wood attacks MPAA for cutting sex scene featuring cunnilingus Evan Rachel Wood has criticised the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) for swingeing cuts to Sundance hit Charlie Countryman, a move she has described as symptomatic of a society that is frightened of female sexuality. The 26-year-old actor plays a cellist who becomes intimately involved with Shia LaBeouf's title character in first-time director Fredrick Bond's noir-tinged drama. After viewing the edited version, which arrived in American cinemas earlier this month, Wood took to Twitter to decry the loss of a scene in which Countryman performs oral sex on her character.
When Suits Become a Stumbling Block: A Plea to My Brothers in Christ* There has been a lot of talking, debating, and hand-wringing among Christian bloggers lately about modesty; particularly yoga pants, making men uncomfortable by being attractive, and in general, ways in which to combat everyone’s favorite “evil”: lust. Well, I’d like to hop on the modesty bandwagon and discuss something that I have personally struggled with for many, many years. [deep breath] Write Epic Shit A reader asked me on Twitter the other day if I would start writing more traffic-building tips here. The implication was that I haven’t been publishing content that will directly help you build a bigger online audience. I think it’s time again to clear something up here. If you’re looking for the same ineffective/unimaginative/played-out tips on using social media more effectively, you’ll have to look elsewhere. Other blogs and social media “experts” will tell you that if you just learn how to use Twitter better or create a great Facebook fan page, you’ll become rich and famous or whatever.
Women for Men Founders SUZANNE VENKER is a Fox News contributor and the author of three books on marriage, motherhood and the influence of feminism on women, men and society. She is also the author of The War on Men, an eBook published on the heels of a Fox article (of the same name) that went viral in November 2012. Suzanne has written for various publications, including the New York Post, St. Facebook Feminism, Like It or Not Susan Faludi [from The Baffler No. 23, 2013] The congregation swooned as she bounded on stage, the prophet sealskin sleek in her black skinny ankle pants and black ballet flats, a lavalier microphone clipped to the V-neck of her black button-down sweater. “All right!! Let’s go!!” she exclaimed, throwing out her arms and pacing the platform before inspirational graphics of glossy young businesswomen in managerial action poses.
Need Some Motivation Right Now? Read This IMMEDIATELY If you’re in desperate need of some motivation, we’re going to fix that problem, right here, right now. Prepare yourself. WARNING: I’m going to swear and yell a little in this post. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Why women still need husbands Nov. 13, 2013: Vanessa Gathers of Tampa tries on a dress during the "Operation Wedding Gown" event at The White Closet Bridal in Tampa. Gathers who is in the Air Force and her fiance in the Army will be getting married in December. Military wives who qualified we able to come and receive free wedding dresses. The bride or their spouse had to currently be serving in the military, be currently deployed, have a future deployment or deployed within the last 5 years. The event was a part of the Bride's Across America's campaign, "Operation Wedding Gown". The organization has donated over 10, 000 wedding gowns to military brides.AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Eve Edelheit
An Unbelievable Story of Rape March 12, 2009 Lynnwood, Washington No one came to court with her that day, except her public defender. 22 Incredible Photos of Faraway Places Thailand Chances are you already know Steve McCurry as the man who took one of the most iconic photos of our time. It was of a 12-year-old Afghan refugee girl who's piercing green eyes told us her harrowing story. The fourth wave of feminism: meet the rebel women The campaign for women's liberation never went away, but this year a new swell built up and broke through. Since the early summer, I've been talking to feminist activists and writers for a short book, All The Rebel Women, and as I tried to keep up with the protests, marches and talks, my diary became a mess of clashing dates. The rush was such that in a single weekend in October, you could have attended a feminist freshers' fair in London, the North East Feminist Gathering in Newcastle, a Reclaim the Night march in Edinburgh, or a discussion between different generations of feminist activists at the British Library (this sold out in 48 hours, was moved to a room four times bigger, and sold out again). You could have joined one of the country's 149 local grassroots groups, or shared your experience of misogyny on the site Laura Bates, 27, started in April 2012. Welcome to the fourth wave of feminism.
The Kissing Sailor, or “The Selective Blindness of Rape Culture” Most of us are familiar with this picture. Captured in Times Square on V-J Day, 1945, it has become one of the most iconic photographs of American history, symbolizing the jubilation and exuberance felt throughout the country at the end of World War II. For a long time, the identity of the pair remained a mystery. It certainly looks passionate and romantic enough, with many speculating that they were a couple – a sailor and a nurse, celebrating and sharing their joy.