Does that surprise you? It’s time for more realistic expressions of what American mothers and families look like. We have single mamas, queer mamas, young mamas, immigrant mamas, mamas who are incarcerated, and so many variations. In response to this, the Strong Families Initiative created “Mama’s Day Our Way,” a campaign centered around free e-cards [...]
We’ve seen many a flash mob thanks to the Interwebs…kids doing the “Harlem Shake,” Oprah & her fans dancing to “I’ve Got A Feeling,” and countless more. But what about when a flash mob is used for activism? Earlier this week, members of the New York National Women’s Liberation visited a pharmacy near Union [...]
EVENT: LargeUp Miami Winter Music Massive with Johnny Osbourne (3/21) March 7, 2013 3 Comments Words by LargeUp Crew— LargeUp is bringing some-much needed dancehall flavor to this year’s Winter Music Conference, with our second annual Winter Music Massive on Thursday, March 21 at Blackbird Ordinary in Downtown Miami.
Every year, the NYC chapter of Women, Action and the Media (WAM!) gathers up an awesome array of progressive women journalists and media makers for a “prom,” a party full of mashups, wicked time-period costumes, and revelry. Folks, especially women and/or feminists, working in progressive media certainly need some unabashed party time. This Friday, we are [...]
When the mercury has dropped, the stanchions have been placed at Lincoln Center and photographer are capturing your favourtite stylephile’s look of the day, it is safe to say that Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York has begun.
SRB Brooklyn presents Donuts Are Forever 7 – a fundraiser for the Donuts Are Forever Scholarship Fund (RIP J DILLA). Featuring our LLady (aka Ladies Lotto Member) DJ Tara and DJ’s Center, Parler, Tara, Stylus and Shawn Dub. Special guest – DJ Just Blaze and host Fresh Daily Sunday, February 17, 2013 8 PM. Tickets [...]
Tonight we support our #LLADY and sole female competitor in the Red Bull Thre3style battle, DJ Lady Sha! If you’re in Los Angeles this evening, come out and say hi. For more info visit: redbullusa.com/3style
Forty years ago today, the Supreme Court decided to legalize abortion which was a life changing (and saving) win for women’s health. Despite the ongoing attacks on women’s reproductive rights and health care access, abortion is still legal and available, though it is more difficult in some states than others. Even though it is technically [...]
Today we appropriately celebrate and commemorate the life of civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the (second) inauguration of our 44th President Barack Obama. Both men had/have the incredible and rare ability to unite people across color, gender, sexual orientation, naturalization, socioeconomic lines. It is only fitting [...]
December 31st, 2012 is the worldwide Holiday, “Go Bombing Day” for writers, street artists, and sticker heads. We ask that you complete a production type wall repping Go Bombing Day for your respective city. We ask that you hit up the letters “GBD” or tag the words: “Go Bombing” or “Go Bombing Day”. We think [...]
It’s the end of the world as we know it, a new beginning, and the longest night of the year! Please join The Goods! and Marmalade Vintage for a holiday celebration this Friday the 21st! We’ll kick off the festivities with Holiday drinks, and sweet bites provided by Heartbreakerbaker.com. The sparkle and shine collection with The [...]
Last night there was an overwhelming consensus that we are drinking ALOT these days (tis’ the holiday season you know). So why not experiment with our spirit intake and try something new? We love the bubbles, so we opted to try a new local Californian sparkling wine called Vertuze. Thumbs up all around for flavor [...]
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Guess what? We’re nearing the end of 2012 and women are still making less than their male counterparts – for the same job with equal and sometimes MORE qualifications. REALLY? Yes, really. Want to get more specifics? Check out this well thought out infographic from Learn Stuff on the wage gap: http://www.learnstuff.com/equal-education-unequal-pay/ And spread the [...]
Music Legends and Animals Mini-Print Notecards Ten attractive blank note cards with envelopes. Each beautifully packaged box contains mini prints of world renowned music legends and their animals. This beautifully packaged gift set is not available anywhere else. Contains iconic images taken from our legendary photographers archives donated for the purpose of raising money for [...]
Come join us as we celebrate with our friends from Lovemade!! LOVE+MADE PRESENTS…LOVE+LIGHT Date: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 Location: Pour Vous (5574 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90004) Time: 8p-10p, 21+ COCKTAIL ATTIRE REQUIRED Open Hennessy Black Bar + Hors d’oeuvres Music by: Wendy City Please email to RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
The belief in yourself, that’s the gift you should be receiving this holiday.
Seems like women are being pursued by philanthropic organizations en masse these days. Women, who seem to be at the forefront of change in the US as well as globally, are looking to set an example for future generations by contributing to various organizations that directly inspire women everywhere. “As women become more accustomed to [...]
New Azealia Banks video, “Atlantis”, directed by our friend Fafi. watch?v=yj-xBpQ0CI0
Ladies Lotto got risky at Studio Number One! Check out all of the photos by Lisette Kennedy on Facebook!
Remember those old school Japanese style photo booths? Well I do. iPhone app Mr. Chiizu is bringing it back, but this time, rather than piling into a photo booth in the Astor Place Kmart, you can do it anywhere, and featuring art from world famous illustrator Junko Mizuno. Her theme, called Junko’s Special Blend lets her fans play in [...]
Almanac of Style is the new site by Ladies Lotto’s own Ruby Sheng. It’s an online style and design travel guide that profiles the things to do and places to go in the creative (a/k/a hip) neighborhoods around the world (starting with Venice in LA, Dogpatch in SF and East Austin in TX) More information about [...]
Throughout the election season, some politicians have made it very clear how they feel about women and our bodies. We’ve heard talk of “legitimate rape,” “forcible rape,” and magical pussies that can shut down to prevent a pregnancy caused by rape. Incredible. Other politicians believe that “some girls rape easy” and that rape pregnancies are [...]
(artwork via http://www.moetleh.com/) We all know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s hard to miss considering everything from detergent to NFL uniforms to Mike’s Hard Lemonade is Pepto-Bismal pink and sporting the (in)famous pink ribbon. I wish I could commend these breast awareness-raising campaigns and purported commitment to women’s health and the elimination of [...]