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 [...]
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 [...]
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: email@example.com
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 [...]
This past Sunday, the ladies of Curly Girl Collective hosted hundreds of natural hair wearers and enthusiasts for the high energy event Mane Attraction.
Ladies Lotto presents RISKY BUSINESS A night of risk and business with the ladies of Studio Number One Tuesday, October 23rd 7:30-9:30pm Guest speaker VP Stephanie Schonauer will tell you why risk is essential in both business and personal. RSVP + TIX*: http://llriskybusinessysno.eventbrite.com $10 before 10/18 $15 after About Studio Number One: Studio Number One [...]
Non-profit organization Manufacture New York is a fashion incubator that seeks to help provide indy fashion designers with the resources and skills to design and create their products. Once established, the headquarters will include everything an up and coming designer might need including: studios and computer labs (featuring the most up to date design and [...]
Starting in September, Spring/Summer show catwalks are all aglow with designs of fashion houses in the USA, London, Milan, Paris and many places in between.
Fashion’s Night Out last night proved to yet another successful night for retailers across the country to connect with their clientele, boost the economy and kick off Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Spring Summer 2013 season.
Neon Bunny “Oh My Prince”