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||| at the Page—A Q&A with author G. Willow Wilson

||| at the Web—Is Pinterest is as girly because the media paints it? And if this is the case, who cares?

||| On Activism—Sarah Schulman talks activism, publishing politics, and making paintings from the margins

::: Nude Awakening Can the nudist stream get its groove again?

::: Sugar Rush—Speaking with writer and suggestion columnist Cheryl Strayed

::: existence on Mars (Hill)—In the nation's fastest-growing megachurch, religion and feminism don't mix

::: road Smarts—The gender justice of graffiti artist Panmelo Castro

::: unwell Advised—A new team of courting specialists are taking advantage of the single-black-woman meme

\\\ Bookmarked—Why does gender desire its personal genre?

\\\ intercourse and Salacity—Should we chuckle or recoil while ladies are susceptible onscreen?

\\\ Rapped Up—Why can't the mainstream media handle woman MCs one after the other?

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A 2006 Roper poll found that at least 70 million Americans have skinny-dipped or sunbathed nude. ” Of late, nudism has experienced a youth-fueled revival. Though packed with potential, also present Bitch Media is a non-profit, independent media organization. are considerable conflicts. The new nudism might not have the ideologic wherewithal to up the fight for clothes-free rights, nor address deep-rooted assumptions about race, disability, class, and gender identity. However, it does offer a sincere hope that nakedness needn’t be sexual or commodified, and can echo its utopian beginnings in America.

When she turned 18, Kailea became a member, along with her boyfriend, Jeff, whom she married shortly after, when she became pregnant. A year later, she became pregnant again (Kailea used birth control, despite the church’s encouragement of the rhythm method, otherwise known as “Catholic roulette”). Mars Hill’s emphasis on traditional gender roles began to strain their relationship. ” At the time, Kailea was working as a manager at a coffee shop and Jeff was staying home to take care of the kids.

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