Oh, the 1970s, when "Women's Lib" could be commodified by sugar-pushers with products like "BALLS" — candy to give you courage. The jokes in this ad don't even qualify as double-entendres, more like 1.2 entendres. They make Three's Company gags seem sophisticated by comparison. But that T-shirt, on the other hand: sheer hilarity.
NPR, with help from GLAAD and a whole bunch of others, has put together a guide to gender identity terms, and how to use them. Issues of equality and acceptance of transgender and nonbinary people — along with challenges to their rights — have become a major topic in the headlines. These issues can involve… READ THE REST
In an April 2021 interview with SPIN Magazine, Reade Walcott of the ska band We Are The Union came out as a trans woman. The band also announced a new record, Ordinary Life, coming out June 4. (Jer Hunter of Skatune Network fame, who is non-binary, is also a member of We Are The Union.)… READ THE REST
70 years of tuberal gender oppression is at an end! Mr. Potato Head will henceforth simply be known as Potato Head. You know, like Pyramid Head from Silent Hill. The change will appear on boxes this year. Toy makers have been updating their classic brands to appeal to kids today. Barbie has shed its blonde… READ THE REST
Studies show that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of many who might not have had such problems before, and it's hardly surprising given the plight New York City experienced throughout 2020. After living through such a tense time when it was rare that we could even leave our houses, New Yorkers may… READ THE REST
There's a reason why the movie Sideways was such a hit with audiences. Sure, it had a great cast and a fun script, but part of its success was baked into its premise. It was a comedy about people who took wine way too seriously. That's an idea that practically writes itself. You know all… READ THE REST
Nothing is worse than having your devices die when you're out and about. Sure, standard portable power banks will do the trick, but most are too bulky to carry around in your pockets. Plus, then you have to worry about the long charge times for those power banks have, not to mention the hassle of… READ THE REST