Profile for Amelia McDonell-Parry

Girl Talk: I Was Date Raped When I Was Drunk

Too Drunk?
If you're a drunk woman who gets raped, will you be taken seriously? Read More »
Victim-Blaming PSA
date rape poster
But the PA liquor board's ads DO raise an important issue. Read More »
Drunk Is A Feminist Issue
Why women should be concerned about binge-drinking. Read More »

I was a virgin until a month before my 21st birthday. I was on my second date with a guy named Craig, a 20-something blond surfer type who got my number after I made him a chai tea to go at the coffee shop in his neighborhood where I worked. I was lying on his bed and the Best of Willie Nelson was playing on his CD player. He had a tapestry hanging on the ceiling and there was a poster for the critically un-acclaimed jam band, The String Cheese Incident, on the wall. I felt him enter me and it hurt like hell, but I was flying high on the notion that I had finally conquered two fears — the fear of having sex and the fear that I never would. Afterwards, I was a little embarrassed by the spotting of blood on his sheets — should I offer to wash them? — but I still couldn’t contain my excitement. Keep reading »

Just In Case You Forgot About Heidi And Spencer…

December 20, 2011

Hit The Hay In Style

Whatever happened to people heading to bed with style? One of our New Year’s resolutions for 2012 is to forgo the stained sweats and hole-y T-shirts in favor of a PJ set that actually matches. The kind of look we wouldn’t be embarrassed to be seen in by a hot firefighter in the event of a building evacuation. You know? [$78, J. Crew]

Courtney Stodden Gets Into The Christmas Spirit By Straddling Santa

Hey wait! That’s not Santa — that’s creepy Doug Hutchison, Courtney’s much-much-older husband. Hard to tell though, as I’m pretty sure Doug is closer to Santa’s age than he is to Courtney’s. Anyway, I just love Courtney’s yuletide spirit. It’s enough to get Scrooge in the mood for egg nog, wrapping presents, and kissing under the mistletoe. Nice work, Courtney! [Daily Mail UK]

Evening Quickies: The Trailer For “The Dark Knight Rises” & Chaz Bono Is Single

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  • The trailer for “The Dark Knight Rises,” the last Batman film featuring Christian Bale as the caped crusader, is here. [Huffington Post]
  • Legos — for girls? Is that really necessary? [HLN]
  • A writer for xoJane tried out something called a “Brazilian facial.” [xoJane]
  • A new “Real Housewife” is headed to Orange County — and she’s got brown hair so we’ll actually be able to tell her apart from the rest of those dingbats! [People]
  • Here are three things men really want — but may not tell you. [Uptown]
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Hot Links: Jen Aniston Says She Was A “Dumpy” Teen, Plus The Guys You Meet At Holiday Parties

  • Jennifer Aniston, recently named “Hottest Woman of All Time” by Men’s Health, claims she was a “dumpy teenager.” So was I. I wonder if this means I’ll win an award for my sex appeal someday? [Starpulse]
  • Ahh yes, the guys you’ll always meet at holiday parties this time of year. The question is, which do you make out with? [The Gloss]
  • Amuse yourself for 10 minutes by checking out videos of the 10 worst sex moments from TV’s “Family Guy.” That Stewie is such a perv. [Adult Swim] Keep reading »
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