Amelia McDonell-Parry

Born and raised in California, Amelia moved to NYC after graduating from the University of California at Santa Cruz. After toiling away at Interview, Rolling Stone and Maxim magazines, she made the move online and has been basking in the harsh glow of her laptop screen ever since. When she's not spending her days editing and writing (about topics as vast as feminism, Ryan Gosling, "Star Trek," and the latest D-list sex tape), Amelia is buying peonies, hanging with her dog Lucca and dreaming about her next vacation. Email Amelia at amelia[at]thefrisky.com

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News

After 45 hours of deliberation, the jury finally rendered a verdict in the case against Daniel Holtzclaw, an Oklahoma City police officer who was a charged with raping 13 Black women while on patrol. Holtzclaw was convicted of 18 of the 36 charges:

4 counts of rape in the first degree
1 count of rapeREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

It’s sort of fitting that this device for strengthening your dick with Kegel exercises looks like a vagina. READ MORE »


News

Just in case it wasn’t abundantly clear already that Robert Louis Dear’s attack on the Colorado Springs’ Planned Parenthood on November 27 was politically motivated — because there are seriously some people who refuse to acknowledge what is plain as day — the defendant declared as much in court today. Dear was charged with 179 counts,… READ MORE »


News

Since November 2, former police officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been on trial in Oklahoma City, OK, facing charges that he sexually assaulted 13 Black women in the community he patrolled. Today, the jury entered their third day of deliberations, with 36 felony charges, including rape, forcible oral sodomy, sexual battery, and more, to consider – but as more time passes, supporters of the… READ MORE »


News

Plus, another female performer comes forward saying that during her first scene, Deen choked her so hard she passed out. READ MORE »


News

I think it’s safe to say we’ve established that Donald Trump is a racist, xenophobic, sexist, ableist sentient merkin who hopes to be President of the United States — but is he worse than VOLDEMORT? J.K. Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series, sure thinks so:

However! As one Twitter… READ MORE »


News

Just over a week after Stoya tweeted that ex-boyfriend James Deen had raped her, setting off a chain reaction of similar sexual assault allegations from other women within the adult film industry, Deen is finally speaking out in an interview with The Daily Beast. While he had already tweeted a short legally-worded denial, his lengthy interview… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Last week, Scott Weiland, lead singer of the bands Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died suddenly at the age of 48. While it’s still unclear what the cause of death was, Weiland had long struggled with drug addiction, leading many to reasonably suspect that his death was from drugs. Weiland is survived by his… READ MORE »


News

Plus, a porn industry veteran says that Deen is a “cold hearted, sociopathic being.” READ MORE »


Entertainment

Not too long ago, my dear friend and former Frisky staffer Ami Angelowicz called me up with a proposition: “Hey Smell,” she said, using her most flattering nickname for me. “Want to come on my podcast to talk about women hiding illicit items in their vaginas?” Obviously, I said yes. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

“I couldn’t bear the thought any more that there might be something terrible happening to yet another woman at his hands, or more likely, at his cock, that she didn’t want, because I kept quiet. I just … I couldn’t, I couldn’t.” READ MORE »


Style

I considered doing a whole host of different DIY projects for Art Week, but in the end, I stayed true to my passion for fiber art and went with a DIY yarn wall hanging, a few examples of which are above. As regular readers know, I weave tapestries on the side and have amassed a… READ MORE »



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