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7 Things To Look At When You Feel Bad About Your Body

7 Things To Look At When You Feel Bad About Your Body | Women | Scoop.it
Everyone has days where they feel terrible about their bodies. Whether it's prompted by a careless comment, a glimpse in the mirror, or just waking up feeling like crap, we've all been there.
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Today I believe my body is magic.  It did the laundry, carried it up the stairs, went shopping, carried home heavy bags, got me up the stairs again, and still had enough strength to open a bottle of wine.  Thanks body.

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Part 1: BOOM! You Are Creative!

Part 1: BOOM! You Are Creative! | Women | Scoop.it
“There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen....
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If you want a creative pick-me-up...do this.  

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Amanda Palmer's letter to Sinead O'Connor, RE: Miley Cyrus

Amanda Palmer's letter to Sinead O'Connor, RE: Miley Cyrus | Women | Scoop.it
Earlier today we posted a letter that Sinead O'Connor wrote to Mikey Cyrus (and update: now another letter too). Now Amanda Palmer has written a letter to Sinead about that letter, and you can read it in full below.......
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Dialogue.  

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When Your Passion Is To Give Back: Lisa McKinnon’s Living Theatre Company

When Your Passion Is To Give Back: Lisa McKinnon’s Living Theatre Company | Women | Scoop.it
Devising performances, plays and theater techniques with a group of young people by yourself in a room, can be difficult. Yet say you worked for an organization that provided you, the artist, with ...
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The Horrifying Thing I Learned About Marilyn Monroe by Folding Her Capri Pants

The Horrifying Thing I Learned About Marilyn Monroe by Folding Her Capri Pants | Women | Scoop.it
The excerpt below is from Simon Doonan’s Gay Men Don’t Get Fat, out today from Penguin.
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"Why are we doing this to ourselves? Cameras are not our friends. Photographs are brutal and unkind. They ricochet images in which we look three times fatter than we thought we were. Back in Marilyn’s day it was only movie stars whose lives were so ferociously documented. Now it is every gay and every girl on earth."

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"Why are we doing this to ourselves? Cameras are not our friends. Photographs are brutal and unkind. They ricochet images in which we look three times fatter than we thought we were. Back in Marilyn’s day it was only movie stars whose lives were so ferociously documented. Now it is every gay and every girl on earth."

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What MC Lyte Wants Other Female Rappers To Know

What MC Lyte Wants Other Female Rappers To Know | Women | Scoop.it
ATLANTA -- MC Lyte said she was initially nervous following a video tribute that honored the veteran rapper for her career achievements at the eighth annual BET Hip-Hop Awards Saturday.
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I used her song titles as titles in my masters thesis.

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"Givin Em What They Love": Janelle Monae & the Sonic Aesthetics of Black Womanhood

"Givin Em What They Love": Janelle Monae & the Sonic Aesthetics of Black Womanhood | Women | Scoop.it
An early and relatively comprehensive review of Electric Lady essentially praised the album and the artist for gumption but criticized what might be called the album’s sonic “extraness” and the...
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New music and I don't get along so much these days, but I like this kid.

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WATCH: Fearless Reporter Tries To Piss Off Naomi

WATCH: Fearless Reporter Tries To Piss Off Naomi | Women | Scoop.it
Naomi Campbell's anger issues have been well-documented and layout a cautionary tale of certain doom for anyone who dare trample upon her nerves.
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The Militant Baker: KICK-ASS COSTUME IDEAS FOR THE THICK CHICKS

The Militant Baker: KICK-ASS COSTUME IDEAS FOR THE THICK CHICKS | Women | Scoop.it
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These are gorgeous.

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Think Seeing A Little Male Nudity On TV Is Too Explicit? Then ... It's Time To Hear The Hard Truth.

Think Seeing A Little Male Nudity On TV Is Too Explicit? Then ... It's Time To Hear The Hard Truth. | Women | Scoop.it
You know, these ladies really have a point. A big one.
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Was Salinger Too Pure for This World?

Was Salinger Too Pure for This World? | Women | Scoop.it
Does genius justify exploitative, predatory behavior?
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Methinks not.

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Confessions of a Recovering Black Debutante

Confessions of a Recovering Black Debutante | Women | Scoop.it
I'm a recovering debutante. I wouldn't go as far as saying a belle because I ain't with that frilly froo froo. Or girdles. I have a brain and I use it. I don’t own too many slips, or dresses, or wear much white.
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The End of The White Girl (Of course, it happened in Brooklyn)

The End of The White Girl (Of course, it happened in Brooklyn) | Women | Scoop.it
I reside in Brooklyn for a reason. Black women run Brooklyn. There are wed mothers, unwed mothers, black women with the fiercest natural hairstyles, permed sisters who let it fall just right, well-educated and high school educated black women.
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That Awkward Moment When You Realize America Is Way More Sexist Than You Could Have Imagined

That Awkward Moment When You Realize America Is Way More Sexist Than You Could Have Imagined | Women | Scoop.it
This bully has more rights than the woman he's yelling at. She's trying to right that wrong.
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Is This the Grossest Advertising Strategy of All Time?

Is This the Grossest Advertising Strategy of All Time? | Women | Scoop.it
[The Atlantic] A new study claims to identify the times of the week that women are feeling the most insecure about their bodies, and recommends that brands "concentrate media during prime vulnerability moments."...
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Queue vomiting in mouth.

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Caits Teaches How to Trap That Salty Fish of Self Doubt (& Eat It For Dinner)

Caits Teaches How to Trap That Salty Fish of Self Doubt (& Eat It For Dinner) | Women | Scoop.it
Happy Monday! We’re kicking off today’s Creative Resource piece with a very important message from our sister/warrior/collaborator Caits Meissner. Caits is a critically acclaimed poet, celebrated t...
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I am all over CultureFphiles today.  It's good.

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Cheeski's Rants and Raves

Cheeski's Rants and Raves | Women | Scoop.it
Seeing how many different parts of my life I set down in words pleases me.
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I need help organizing a website for myself that includes my writing, audio and video files.  What's the best platform? Pages? I know ziltch about the actual design part of it and I'm just working between my Blogger and Tumblr sites.  Help!  No seriously, HELP!!!!!

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Barkue Tubman's Liberian family - CNN.com Video

Social entrepreneur Barkue Tubman tells her story and explains why she is optimistic about the future of Liberia.
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Barkue Tubman is a friend of mine who is doing some amazing things back in her home country.  I knew her when she still wanted to be a rapper.  Good job sweetie.

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The Rock Star | The Saturday Evening Post

The Rock Star | The Saturday Evening Post | Women | Scoop.it
A friend gave my book to a rock star and the rock star emailed to invite me over for a chat. This was wonderful news. Rock stars have fans and books need to be promoted.
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Ha.

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Learning to like & love you: Apply what you do to others to yourself | Baggage Reclaim by Natalie Lue

Learning to like & love you: Apply what you do to others to yourself | Baggage Reclaim by Natalie Lue | Women | Scoop.it
One particular area of self-esteem that people struggle with is around negative self-talk and being compassionate, and yet most of the time, the very people
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Michelle Alexander: I can no longer just stay in my lane

Michelle Alexander: I can no longer just stay in my lane | Women | Scoop.it
For the past several years, I have spent virtually all my working hours writing about or speaking about the immorality, cruelty, racism and insanity of our nation’s latest caste system: mass incarc...
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That Mind-Bending Phone Call on Last Night's 'Breaking Bad'

That Mind-Bending Phone Call on Last Night's 'Breaking Bad' | Women | Scoop.it
What the scene was doing finally struck me as far more layered, and more subversive, than anything I’ve seen in a late-stage show before.
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SPOILER ALERT!  But it's Monday, so be realistic.  It's the second to last one.  

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Cellulite: It’s Time We All Just Get the Hell Over It

Cellulite: It’s Time We All Just Get the Hell Over It | Women | Scoop.it
I’m not sure there is a trait that is used more ubiquitously to shame women than the presence of cellulite. Case in point: Listen folks. Cellulite is not a ‘problem’. It is not a ...
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How She Changed Paths At 42 And Became A Bestselling Author

How She Changed Paths At 42 And Became A Bestselling Author | Women | Scoop.it
What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center?
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