#BornThisDay: Social Reformer, Jane Addams


August 6, 1860- Jane Addams, just in time for Labor Day: “Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Lily Tomlin

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September 1, 1939- Lily Tomlin: “Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.” I was floating on air for months after my most excellent Seattle friend of 30 years, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Sculptor, Louise Nevelson

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August 23, 1899- Louise Nevelson is known for her abstract expressionist “crates” grouped together to form new creations. She used found objects or everyday discarded things in her ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Funny Lady, Carol Leifer

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    July 27, 1956- Carol Leifer graduated from Binghampton University with a degree in Theatre. She started in stand-up after she accompanied her then boyfriend, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Photographer, Berenice Abbott

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July 17, 1898- Berenice Abbott. I have a passion for Photography, whether it is formal portraiture, commercial work, art photography, or just found snapshots. I have a sizable & thought provoking collection of vintage photographs of men being ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Liberal Pioneer, Frances Perkins

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April 10, 1880- She was born on this very day, 135 years ago, but history seems to have forgotten poor Frances Perkins. She was just one of the most influential women of ... See the Rest

Kickstarter OTD: HauteButch, Handsome Fashion for Butch Women and Transmen

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What's a butch woman or trans man to do? They want to wear menswear, but men's clothing is boxy and oversized with no allowance for hips, the shoulders and neck are often too wide, and the crotch area is unflattering. And "androgynous" womenswear isn't any better. It's still too ... See the Rest

Doctor Who’s Scandalous Lizard/Lesbian Kiss


Doctor Who season 8 premiered Saturday night with the introduction new Doctor, Peter Capaldi, and blah blah blah, he totally slayed it, he's the best doctor ever, WHATEVER ... See the Rest