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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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Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970s

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Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970s
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“ Jacob Holdt. American Pictures of african american oppression circa the...
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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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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, February 2, 2:37 AM

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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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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“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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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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Vintage Smith of the Day

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

 Must We do this all over again?  [MORE]


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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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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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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, February 12, 3:27 PM

Remember these songs from the 70s?

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Remember these songs from the 70s?

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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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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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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, February 21, 2013 1:00 AM

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

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, February 21, 2013 1:07 AM

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

Laura Brown's comment, February 22, 2013 12:26 AM
This is what happens when they don't let the models take a potty break!!!
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Everyone Remembers The Epilady

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

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Judy Lee "The Female Bruce Lee"

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Kung Fu Queen, a.k.a.Queen Boxer (1972) 

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The Man Behind the ThighMaster Craze

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

The crazy impression of duckie in trax...
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