Carmen Rasmusen

Bikinis and restaurants? Degrading for both women and men

I’ve never thought bikinis to be appropriate dinner wear. But at a Texas-based chain restaurant — or more accurately breastaurant®, as newly... Read more »

April 23, 2013

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No makeup, no problem: High school girls create 'Operation Beautiful'

On March 8, a group of high school girls from Plano Senior High School decided to plan a “no makeup” day at school. They called their plan “Operation... Read more »

March 20, 2013

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Is 'American Idol' racist?

Season 2 "American Idol" contestant Corey Clark is attacking the show again, this time with eight other ex-contestants. Their claims? According to USA Today,... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2013

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Miss America 2013: How can beauty be judged?

What qualifies someone to judge a person’s beauty? Watching all the Miss America contestants the other night smile and dance — er, move around onstage, I... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2013

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Time Out for Women and Girls hits the mark for both mom, daughter

In the 10 years Deseret Book has put on Time Out for Women events, I don't believe I've missed a year. This year, my 16-year-old daughter since the "Seek the Good"... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2012

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The new (quiet) me

I made it a goal to be louder and more annoying than ever at this month's book club after finding out we were reading the book "Quiet" — all about the power of... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2012

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