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eve-kushner's picture
Mar.23.2012
Because kanji appeals to people around the world, there's a good chance you're not from the United States. If that's the case, you may not know how crazy things have become here politically. In some circles, politicians are trying to score points by coming out against birth control and by calling...
farzana-versey's picture
Mar.10.2012
  I’ll peel off my clothes protest with you cup my breasts let the collar bone stand out defy defy defy   (This is a response to 'My body, my choice': Exiled Iranian women pose nude for video in protest against sexual oppression in their native country. The video hopes to boost sales of...
farzana-versey's picture
Feb.29.2012
Angelina Jolie would have been an enigma, except that she chose to take the road to everywhere. Her leg flash is only the latest ‘phenomenon’. Jolie’s sorties into being different are really sharp tactics, for after a while one can only do so much with goldfish lips or pillow mouth or...
cynthia-brian's picture
Feb.09.2012
    As part of our Tough Talks series, our hosts, Chan Dara Paschal and Steven Zhou interview experts on gender issues including health educator from the University of California at Berkeley, Sarah Gamble and Orange County/Long Beach Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League and...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.31.2012
I was much amused by Red Room's note saying that one should "keep it clean". I see it as unintended humour, or perhaps a health advisory! This post was written in January. I am adding it to the week's topic only to watch it swim among the pool of perspectives on the subject, although it is a broad...
annette-talbert's picture
Jan.18.2012
  "In your Twenties, you own your sexuality; in your Thirties, you own your adulthood;  in your Forties, you own your self; in your Fifties, you own your voice; in your Sixties, you own your power." ~ Marianne Williamson I saw this quote the other day and fell in love with it. There is...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.11.2012
I don’t know whether wishing his penis bon voyage would have taken him places or not, but the guy is now doomed to be living off his ‘suitcase’. MSNBC’s The Body Odd reports: The 21-year-old Iranian man found himself between a rock and a hard place after he got a tattoo in Persian script reading "...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.22.2011
What is the fuss about? A porn star enters a reality show as a contestant and even the so-called feminists start grunting. Who are we to judge someone in such a narrow manner when being in adult films is only one part of her? Sunny Leone is of Indian origin and works in the adult film...
brenden-allen's picture
Oct.01.2011
One cannot trust the media to present us with real people, and the handlers of our most clever politicians are another species of fake image-makers who are clearly in the business of creating illusions rather than real people.  Fortunately, we also have Halmlet-like commentators/analysts who...
brenden-allen's picture
Sep.18.2011
In the "spirit" of Red Room being a place for writers to blog on either the art or content of writing, one notable blog with an enduring popularity over several years combines both areas in one posting, namely, "The Art of Writing a Sex Scene." Predictably and candidly enough, for me, inexorably...