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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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70's Teen Beauty Diary Entry

70's Teen Beauty Diary Entry | Herstory | Scoop.it
OK, I'll admit that we tried this, my friend Mary & I. We were too young & silly -- hopped up on soda pop, disco music and teenybopper posters from Tiger Beat -- not to know what would happen. Which, in case you didn't see it coming, was
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About That "Lesbian Kiss" On Xena...

About That "Lesbian Kiss" On Xena... | Herstory | Scoop.it

Yeah but did you forget the last sentences of the episode?

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Insightful conversation with differing opinions. Click to read it all.

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The Novelty Of Retro Nurse Novels

The Novelty Of Retro Nurse Novels | Herstory | Scoop.it
When you own a lot of vintage paperback books, you sometimes feel compelled to read them. Even when you feel they will be as kitschy as their covers and a
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Wonder Woman Boots

Wonder Woman Boots | Herstory | Scoop.it
So fab it hurts
kitschgirl65:
“ Getting ready for Monday morning….
Wonder Woman boots!
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Most feminist moments in sci-fi history

Most feminist moments in sci-fi history | Herstory | Scoop.it
[S]ci-fi history actually has featured ahead-of-its-time, female-identifying authors and creators who have challenged conventional notions of race, gender, and sexuality head-on for centuries.
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Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970s

Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970s | Herstory | Scoop.it
Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970s
darksilenceinsuburbia:
“ Jacob Holdt. American Pictures of african american oppression circa the...
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We Had Joy, We Had Fun, We had Seasons In The Sun...

We Had Joy, We Had Fun, We had Seasons In The Sun... | Herstory | Scoop.it
I've been listening a lot to the cable music stations -- most recently to the 70's station. Tonight, Seasons in the Sun by Terry Jacks came on and I found myself singing along as I had in my childh...
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Remember these songs from the 70s? What do you remember about them?

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Remember these songs from the 70s?

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Remember these songs from the 70s?

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This Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words...

This Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words... | Herstory | Scoop.it
tihscihc:
“ live yur dreams
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There's more wrong with this photo than the fashions...


As if it's OK to have little boys sexualized, or grown women to be props in a male fantasy.


The original poster of this retro pic said, "Live yur dreams" -- more like nightmares.

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There's more wrong with this photo than the fashions...


As if it's OK to have little boys sexualized, or grown women to be props in a male fantasy.


The original poster of this retro pic said, "Live yur dreams" -- more like nightmares.

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Something Awful - Gender Portrayals in Early Video Games

Something Awful - Gender Portrayals in Early Video Games | Herstory | Scoop.it
Understanding the gender roles portrayed in early video games helps illuminate modern problems with portraying gender and sexuality.
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My Big Bulletin Board Of Stuff | Collectors Quest

My Big Bulletin Board Of Stuff | Collectors Quest | Herstory | Scoop.it
A child of the 60's and a product of the 80's, I never quite outgrew my love of pinback buttons and political/social propoganda. A few snapshots and closeups of some of my favorite buttons and bumper stickers.
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A fabulous collection of cultural and political ephemera.

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A Very Serious Retrospective of Vintage Versace Ads

A Very Serious Retrospective of Vintage Versace Ads | Herstory | Scoop.it
I remember tearing out this advert of Stephanie Seymour in her pastel suit and sticking it on my bedroom wall. That was the 90s, when Versace and its supermodels ruled pop culture.

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"When standing on two legs was like so last season." lol
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"When standing on two legs was like so last season." lol

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"When standing on two legs was like so last season." lol

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This is what happens when they don't let the models take a potty break!!!
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“Cindy Vs Helena”

“Cindy Vs Helena” | Herstory | Scoop.it

Models Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen. strike a pose from TV's Dynasty in Vogue France, 1991 (Photographer : Helmut Newton)

 

 


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Everyone Remembers The Epilady

Everyone Remembers The Epilady | Herstory | Scoop.it

But the comments show, it is not a fondly remembered thing.

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70's Vintage Amazing Italian Glam Rock Platform by nicolasvintage

70's Vintage Amazing Italian Glam Rock Platform by nicolasvintage | Herstory | Scoop.it
Measurements: Length: 8.75 (insole) Width: 3 Heel: 4.25 Marked size: 35 Label: pour foi...

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The Man Behind the ThighMaster Craze

The Man Behind the ThighMaster Craze | Herstory | Scoop.it

In this American Express Open Forum profile, Peter Bieler, the man who turned the Thighmaster into a household name, tells the story of the product and gives some hard-earned advice to direct marketers looking for a hit.


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Vintage 1960s Mod Lipstick Red Vinyl Go Go by snapitupvintage

Vintage 1960s Mod Lipstick Red Vinyl Go Go by snapitupvintage | Herstory | Scoop.it
Beyond mod 60s bright lipstick red vinyl (vegan – all man made) knee high go go boots with goldtone accents on side.

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Vanity 6 (Soul Train) Nasty Girl

VERY RARE FOOTAGE OF THE ORIGINAL VANITY 6 ON SOUL TRAIN SEE MORE VIDEOS @ THE HIP HOP REPUBLIC/ THE HHR http://www.thehiphoprepublic.com FOLLOW US: @PURPLEC...

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School House Rock - Sufferin' Till Suffrage (Women's Rights)

 Must We do this all over again?  [MORE]


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Jon Cryer - Otis Redding impression - Try a little tenderness - Pretty In Pink

The crazy impression of duckie in trax...
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The Sexual Segregation Of She-Ra; Or, Why I Love Thundarr

The Sexual Segregation Of She-Ra; Or, Why I Love Thundarr | Herstory | Scoop.it
I’m too old to claim to have logged hours of watching She-Ra or He-Man — or any childhood memories from that MOTU period. But that won’t stop me from having an opinion
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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.