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Multiple Women Have Accused This Guitarist Of Sexual Misconduct

Multiple Women Have Accused This Guitarist Of Sexual Misconduct

On Oct. 13, Spin and Pitchfork revealed that 32-year-old Matt Mondanile — best known as the former guitarist of indie rock band Real Estate — was dismissed from the group in 2016 amid allegations of sexual misconduct.Real Estate originally announced in May 2016 that Mondanile had departed the band in order to focus on his own project Ducktails. But last week, Real Estate issued a statement to Spin, confirming they'd fired the musician over allegations of Mondanile's "unacceptable treatment of women."Since then, eight women have accused Mondanile of touching, groping, and kissing them without their consent. The allegations span nearly a decade, and his allegedly inappropriate behavior has reportedly been whispered about among those in the indie music circle.Seven women shared the
Meet The Women Who Want To End The Stigma And Shame Around Periods

Meet The Women Who Want To End The Stigma And Shame Around Periods

A friend once admitted that when she's on her period, she sticks two tampons in her bra – one in each cup – as she gets dressed in the morning. She'd rather do this, she said, than get caught in the office reaching into her handbag for a tampon and taking that dreaded walk to the bathroom.The ritual may seem extreme, but she wouldn't be the first person with a vagina to go to such lengths to conceal sanitary items. After all, taking your entire bag to the loo just screams, "Hello! It's that time of the month!"So despite women feeling comfortable talking about periods with your inner circle, the "p-word" isn't something we talk about freely in public – it's still seen as embarrassing.But two women have decided enough is enough – it's 2017, periods aren't a secret, and they're cer