Profile for Jessica Wakeman
I am the most disappointing bi-curious girl ever. My first kiss was with a girl at age 15, over a game of spin-the-bottle. But in the decade-plus since then, I have failed to act on any of the moments where I’m in close quarters with someone I am taken with. I’ve had these really intense crushes on women where I think about them and look at them all moon-eyed … but when it comes to making a move, I get pee-your-pants-nervous. It’s really lame.
Hopefully, one day I’ll just grow a pair of ovaries. But, luckily, some of my Frisky sisters act on their desires more than I do. After the jump, I asked them why they’ve experimented with other women: Keep reading »
- The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in Nevada Supreme Court on Friday to challenge a ballot initiative seeking to ban abortions by calling a fetus a “person.” The initiative would change the Nevada Constitution by adding this: “In the great state of Nevada, the term ‘person’ applies to every human being.” The ACLU has alleged that the wording is so vague, it may not be clear to voters that the initiative is actually intended to criminalize abortion. [Nevada Sun]
- According to a new poll by The Washington Post, 55 percent of Americans view Sarah Palin unfavorably, compared with 37 percent who view her favorably. [The Washington Post]
- Two female suicide bombers are being blamed in the terrorist attack on Russia’s subway system this morning. Police suspect the women might have been “black widows” from a group of Chechen rebels. [CNN]
Last night, Kim Kardashian tweeted she was “big pimpin’” on a girls’ night out with her pals. Whether she was actually dancing to “Big Pimpin’” or just using slang that implies she was spritzing champagne all over strippers’ butts, it doesn’t matter. Why not? Because Demi Moore, aka Gloria Steinem, called Kim out on Twitter and schooled her on what “pimp” really means: Keep reading »
If the new reality show “Married By 30″ makes women look desperate to get married, Pepsi Max’s “asteroid” commercial makes men look like sad little slaves to their own d**ks. This commercial (posted on YouTube in early February) shows a group of guy friends who fake a newscaster’s alert about an asteroid hitting the Earth and show it on TV at a bar where one guy is sitting next to a beautiful woman. When she finds out she has less than 10 minutes to live before the asteroid hits, she pounces on him. The implication is that those crazy sex-crazed boys have to trick the fairer sex to get us in bed — and that trickery is totally OK and not the slightest bit creepy.
In the latest episode of “Pretty Wild,” Alexis Neiers and Tess Taylor did a photo shoot with Vernon Davis, tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, where they dressed up as cheerleaders. I blame the pom-poms for why a grown-ass man like Davis would agree to a “date” with Alexis afterwards. (Guess he never heard of her alleged involvement in the “bling ring”? Cue the jailbait jokes … )
After the jump, watch one more clip from “Pretty Wild”: Keep reading »
Not content with women marrying men they barely know (“The Bachelor”), or have never met (“Who Wants To Marry A Millionaire?”), the Reality TV gods bring us “Married By 30,” about the world’s most desperate/pathetic women and gay men who HAVE to marry by the big Three-Oh. “Married By 30″ is currently casting 26- to 28-year-olds who are “part of the New York social scene and preferably spend summers in the Hamptons” to pick a wedding date and let cameras follow them for one year while they plan The Big Day. Because making a legally-binding contract to another person before some arbitrary, yet culturally significant, birthday is an awesome idea. Considering the company casting the show is College Humor, we’re hoping this is one big joke. But, on the chance that “Married By 30″ will seriously be shown on a “premier, upscale cable network,” I think we now know who won’t be “part of the New York social scene” anymore. [RickyVanVeen.com] Keep reading »
“I have three sons and I feel my cycle as Tracy Morgan won’t be complete until I have a daughter. That’s the only way I’m going to be able to really, really feel differently toward women … I think things will be different once I have a daughter. You need that feminine energy in your life. As a man, to really respect and honor women, you have to have a daughter.”
Well, duh. It’s cold up there.
Actually, no: politician Kolbrun Halldorsdottir, who first proposed the law, said on Wednesday, “It is not acceptable that women, or people in general, are a product to be sold.” Iceland began hammering that point home last year when it passed a law effectively banning prostitution by criminalizing the purchase of sex; the strip club law is simply the next step. Keep reading »
- Today and tomorrow, Sarah Palin will hit the campaign trail in Arizona with her former running mate, Sen. John McCain, who is up for reelection. [CNN]
- This May, Palin will also give the keynote address at an anti-abortion fundraiser in Washington, D.C. She’ll be speaking to donors to the Susan B. Anthony List. [Politico]
- Yesterday, health advisers to the Food and Drug Administration met to discuss the skin cancer risks of tanning beds and mulled over banning artificial tanning for those under age 18. You can read more here about the “tanning tax” in Obama’s health care reform bill. [AP]