30 Thoughts During The Final Presidential Debate

30 Thoughts During The Final Presidential Debate

If there’s one thing for certain about this presidential election is that many want Election Day to come sooner. The past three debates have been, to say the least, eye-opening and exhausting. They were fantastic opportunities to see how each candidate hold themselves and how each demonstrates what kind of leaders they would be if either became president. But receiving […]

When Toxic Masculinity Uses Feminism Irresponsibly

When Toxic Masculinity Uses Feminism Irresponsibly

It is so important that people of all genders work together to make sure that everyone is treated equally. Many of us advocate under the cause of feminism, but as feminism becomes more widespread, it can be susceptible to misuse. We must be cautious of when toxic masculinity uses feminism irresponsibly: Never is a man so potentially dangerous to a female-read person […]

How To Dress For Fall 2016

How To Dress For Fall 2016

Fall has finally arrived and it is time to hang up your summer dress and trade it for a sweater dress. Fall is such a beautiful season and one of my favorites. One question one may have and struggle with this upcoming season is how to change your wardrobe to dress accordingly to weather changes, yet still look stylish. This […]

Is Chivalry Dead, Or Should We Kill It?

Is Chivalry Dead, Or Should We Kill It?

In feminism of 2016, in which women strive for equality in all aspects of life, chivalry is a concept that is somewhat confusing. Today’s feminists are unsure of whether or not they should let their dates open doors, or pay for their dinner. Here is an analysis of how we should view chivalry, and how it affects a woman’s independence: I have […]

Sole Searching: High Heels and Powerful Women

Sole Searching: High Heels and Powerful Women

How often do you associate powerful confident businesswomen with a pair of 3-4 inch high heels? Much of our media displays images of powerful women wearing a pair of pumps which communicates to us that towering women in heels are successful. But should high heels carry this kind of power for women in professional environments? Studies have found that  women […]


San Francisco Government Stands Against President-Elect Trump

San Francisco Government Stands Against President-Elect Trump

In the aftermath of the presidential election, many citizens and organizations have been moved to progressive and liberal action in response to the victory of Donald Trump. One of the most powerful statements was made by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors. In an 11-point resolution titled, “Resolution responding to the election of Donald Trump and reaffirming San Francisco’s commitment to […]

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Press Freedom May Be In Danger

Press Freedom May Be In Danger

Arguably, the news coverage of the recent presidential election has been mixed, largely due to the unusual campaign of President-elect Donald Trump. But one of the many claims Trump made during his election campaign was that the news media could not be trusted and that he would take action upon press when he became president. This is dangerous. Update: Since […]

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How To Give Instead Of Get For The Holidays

How To Give Instead Of Get For The Holidays

In our consumer-driven society, most of us are often caught up in the excitement of receiving the latest cool gifts. We are surrounded by advertisements and media constantly telling us that we are always lacking crucial material things for a better and fulfilling life. This way of thinking has conditioned us to continually get and buy things, even when we […]

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San Francisco Street Style III

San Francisco Street Style III

As winter looms around the corner, it becomes more alluring than ever to stay inside, wrap up in a blanket, and sip warm beverages. But the world has not stopped turning and there’s plenty to be done, so we must throw on some layers and face the outdoors. Luckily for us, the streets are lit in time for the holidays, […]

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MomsRising CEO: “Trump’s Appointments To Date Present A Significant Threat.”

MomsRising CEO: “Trump’s Appointments To Date Present A Significant Threat.”

Despite the holiday cheer, many of us are feeling anxious as President-elect Donald Trump announces his appointments for the cabinet positions. To say that his picks are controversial, questionable, and contradictory is an understatement. They are causing a lot of alarm in communities throughout the United States, especially by people who may be affected most harshly by the potential cabinet […]

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4 Simple Ways To Make Children Politically Conscious

4 Simple Ways To Make Children Politically Conscious

Media has a vast presence in the upbringing of modern children. News and information is easily delivered through a variety of mediums and it is impossible for children to not be exposed to it all. Children are aware of the present politically happenings, they may just be unable to process it all in their own terms. For the sake of […]

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The Perfect Lipstick Colors For The Holidays

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The holidays never fails to bring out the most of classic of looks and colors that are iconic to the season. Red lipstick, for example, is the go-to lip color for any makeup look during this winter season. But there are plenty of other shades that are appropriate for all the holiday parties you’ll attend! Alyson shows us more: Since […]

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We Must Be Wary Of Surging Online Hate

We Must Be Wary Of Surging Online Hate

It is critical to understand that President-elect Donald Trump’s term may bring innumerous threats to this country. Based on his behavior, his plans ,and his cabinet assignments, Trumps seems intent on changing the inclusive culture and identity of America. And it is energizing his most passionate and controversial supporters. Over the past month, more than 564,000 unique visitors have spent time […]

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How Trump Exemplified White Male Fragility

How Trump Exemplified White Male Fragility

President-elect Donald Trump became infamous for behavior and statements that were not normal for a presidential election campaign. He constantly claimed that the election was “rigged” against him, he demonstrated immature and defensive behavior, and was always busy saying lies or denying accusations against him. It’s still unbelievable how he won and got away with it all. But one of […]

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Street Style San Francisco II

Street Style San Francisco II

Hello readers! Even if you haven’t made your way to downtown San Francisco, it’s plain to see that everyone is slowly but steadily slipping into holiday mood. The embellished Christmas tree and overwhelming window displays that frame Union Square have undoubtedly instilled the spirit of holidays among the Bay Area residents and visitors. Check out how they flaunt their winter […]

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We Should Be Talking Politics At The Table Now More Than Ever

We Should Be Talking Politics At The Table Now More Than Ever

It has been an emotional election season. It culminated to a national tipping point with the presidential victory for Donald Trump and now, America’s future as a superpower and inclusive melting pot remains more uncertain than ever. In the wake of the ongoing aftermath of the election’s results, Trump supporters believe their voices were finally heard, while Clinton supporters fear […]

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Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day In San Francisco

Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day In San Francisco

Last Friday, Lipstick & Politics attended the incredible Women’s Entrepreneurship Day event at Splunk, Inc. Headquarters. This special day was inaugurated three years ago and is currently celebrated in cities around the world. Focused on inspiring and supporting female entrepreneurs, the WED panels in San Francisco were filled with many accomplished leaders, from the Bay Area and beyond, who were […]

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Street Style San Francisco

Street Style San Francisco

Style is a powerful tool that plays a major role in shaping first impressions. Did you simply throw something on this morning? Or spend hours in trying to figure the perfect ensemble? Whatever the case, we are excited to bring you the hottest looks fresh off the streets of San Francisco. Get ready as we explore the Bay Area for weekly fashion […]

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Why We Should Treat Climate Change As A Social Issue

Why We Should Treat Climate Change As A Social Issue

It’s only been a week since Donald Trump was announced as President-elect and the concerns about what his presidency will bring are already stacking up. The status of many different issues fall under question, Ranging from women’s reproductive rights to economic plans, making citizens understandably nervous. One of the big issues that continues to be disregarded is climate change, which […]

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This Is Where America Goes From Here

This Is Where America Goes From Here

In the early hours of November 9th, San Francisco was quiet. In a stunning turn of events, the Republican nominee, Donald Trump, became the next president of the United States. For weeks, it was expected that Hillary Clinton, Democratic nominee, was going to win and become the first female president of our country. But he defied the polls, the odds, […]

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Layer In Style For The Season

Layer In Style For The Season

Layers are incredibly important for when the season begins to cool. Instead of simply wearing heavier items of clothing, layers enable one to use multiple lighter items which brings forth many benefits. Layers are more cost-effective, they add depth and complexity to one’s outfit, and they provide a lot of warmth no matter what. Here’s how Liat stylishly layers her […]

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