The Motherload: Brutal Booty Claps And The Female Gaze in Mastodon’s Latest Video

When I heard that the booty quotient in Mastodon‘s video for “The Motherload” was off the charts, rivaling Nicki Minaj or Rihanna’s recent offerings, I was ready for a 21st century “Girls Girls Girls,” rife with cliché raunch and classic metal misogyny. What I saw completely took me by surprise. More shocking than the sheer magnitude […]

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Fuck, It’s A Great Month For Feminist Events In NYC

If you live in the New York City area and are even remotely into feminist art, culture or politics, the end of September through early October will make you gag with their resplendent event offerings. From the ongoing Future Feminism talks featuring Marina Abramović, Kembra Pfahler and many more to bell hooks holding court with Laverne […]

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The UnSlut Project

Inspired by her experiences with sexual bullying at a young age, Emily Lindin created The UnSlut Project to combat slut-shaming and gender-based bullying in schools, communities and beyond. The project raised almost $20,000 through Kickstarter in 2013 to fund Slut: A Documentary Film which will tell the stories of young girls who committed suicide because of sexual […]

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