Posted in November 2012

A little wisdom from Rihanna

“Shine bright like a diamond.” – Rihanna Though not my favorite female role model, this song is too awesome and too catchy not to pay some homage to. Next up on Fruitloop feminism, a hard look at inner vs. outer beauty.

Pinspiration for a rainy day

Pinspiration for a rainy day

All internet gals’ guilty pleasure, Pinterest can be a lot more than shoes, outfits and cute puppies. It often is beautifully insightful. To cure your case of SAD (or seasonal affective disorder for those who don’t live in Seattle), here are some of my favorite quotes from some of my favorite people in a beautiful … Continue reading

Not pumped about pumps

Not pumped about pumps

I recently bought a pair of shoes that I hate. Of course, it didn’t start out that way. No love affair ever does. Cheetah print booties with a 4 inch heel that made my legs look like a toned little Victoria’s Secret model. Me-ow. But after one night in Manhattan and I wish I had … Continue reading

A little wisdom from Cecile

“This year women learned that if we aren’t at the table, we’re on the menu.” – Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Phenomenal quote by a¬†phenomenal¬†woman. Congrats to Planned Parenthood for surviving this election where they were definitely on the menu and for being an advocate for women’s reproductive rights across the country.

#IAmMalala: Support girls education

#IAmMalala: Support girls education

Have you met Malala? Well, you are about to. Help her voice be heard by her Pakistani leaders and assist girls in her country to be allowed to get an education. In the light of a wonderful election night where we celebrate freedom and liberty, this is a stark reminder that many are not as … Continue reading

Sexy suffragists say, “GO VOTE!”

Sexy suffragists say, “GO VOTE!”

For our special Election Day edition, I’d like to chat about the small part you can take in your own future: voting. The biggest challenge (sadly) is getting folks to physically get to the polls. Passivity plagues this great great nation…and girls (& boys) appear to be much more concerned with the latest episode of … Continue reading