Contour Queen: The Power Of Makeup Revisited

A few years ago, I wrote a piece called “Send In The Clowns”. As a photography student who was enthralled by feminism and bodily autonomy, I captured my thoughts on makeup through a series of pictures that expressed my confusion- whether weaing makeup was feminist or not. Two years on, I would’ve never thought that…

Interview with Exorsister

  I was honored to sit and interview the up and coming grunge-punk band, Exorsister, from North Jersey, which is an off shoot of Wonder Cunt. Exorsister is a mixed gender 4-person group whom post songs about female murders through our history and advocates for women’s empowerment.  Alexis Joan– vocals Dominique Pelli– guitar Dominick Rosato–…

Bitchtopia’s Albany “Albabies” Meet-Up

This weekend was totally magical. Friday, we met some fans in Albany, NY at a ‘lil party and wiggled our butts to good music. Saturday, we watched the Tweens + Cosmonauts + Cloud Nothings grace the stage at the “new” Valentine’s. Sunday, we had a wonderful meet-up in Washington Square Park. Sunday was our first official meet-up, and…

Disney Freezes the Female Voice

As I watched the latest Disney Princess animation, Frozen I felt my inner child break through as I fell in love with Princesses Elsa and Anna.  Disney exceeded my expectations by creating two female characters that strayed away from the traditional princess definition.  The writers made great strides in manifesting a realistic modern day princess…