We need feminism because when 25 year old Pakistani woman Farzana (Parveen) Iqbal refused to marry her cousin and married the man she loved instead, her father accused him of kidnapping her and as she went to testify that she married him of her own free will, 20 members of her family stoned her to death, her father and brothers among them. She was 3 months pregnant.
Discovering 11:11 (via Style.com)
“Just when New York City’s going-out scene was starting to seem pretty darn moribund, along came 11:11. The brainchild of Ladyfag, the year-old party finds eclectic types descending on the East Village every Friday night—a typical evening is a bacchanal made up of drag queens, fashion industry VIPs, Bushwick dwellers, and more. ‘People come for the music and they come for the crowd,’ Ladyfag explains, when asked about her party’s appeal. ‘There’s that good clubhouse feeling going on, where once you’re inside, it’s this crazy, unexpected mix of people all hanging out, letting loose. It doesn’t feel ‘exclusive’ once you’re in. But,’ she adds, ‘I don’t advertise and I don’t hire photographers or anything like that, so it does feel ‘exclusive’ in the sense of, you had to discover 11:11 for yourself.’”
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Fingered - Richard Kern - 1986
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