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I was sitting in a closed-door meeting at one of my former places of employment. Out of the five people in the conference room, I was the only woman. I remember because I felt invisible—the only reason I was invited was to take notes. I sat there silently as the guys began to make jokes… READ MORE »


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Who would have thought the largest American city to (hopefully) elect an openly gay woman as mayor would be Houston, Texas? Cross your fingers for Annise Parker, a Democratic Houston City Controller and a lesbian, in the election this weekend. Parker has a small lead in the polls but is struggling against homophobia. One anti-gay… READ MORE »


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The ex-Governor was asked to sign a fan’s chest at a book signing at a Utah Costco — and she did it! This brings back memories of our New Kids On The Block days… [via Gawker] … READ MORE »


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High school talent shows make me want to do many things. Wear earplugs. Break out into hives. Run. But they in no way, shape, or form make me want to take off my clothes. That wasn’t the case for two female teachers at a Brooklyn high school, who a janitor found “undressed” in a classroom… READ MORE »


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Burger King in the UK just debuted the creepiest new ad—it’s called “Shower Cam” and it’s a bizarre union of voyeurism and breakfast sandwiches. Any guy who certifies his age as 18+ can watch a sexy young woman disrobe and “shake her bits to the hits,” i.e. take a shower while warbling off-key to a… READ MORE »


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A new study suggests that testosterone makes people act kinder and fairer, contrary to what you’d think. Participants in the study were all women who were asked to divvy up money, after getting a dose of testosterone or a placebo. Those who were given the placebo acted nasty because, according to researchers, testosterone’s bad rap… READ MORE »


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Starting next fall, Columbia University in New York City will institute a “gender neutral” housing policy for everyone but freshman. This means guys and gals can share a room. Gasp! Which means that hetero couples might decide to live together and … wait for it … have sex! Yes, this is a big concern for… READ MORE »


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Oh Brazil, you’ve really disappointed us this time. You managed to ruin two of my favorite sports—rollerskating and boxing—while being extremely sexist and degrading at the same time. In this vid, two scantily dressed women get in the ring and grind/hump each other while wearing rollerblades. Eventually, one falls down and the other one… READ MORE »


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Because Us Weekly loves you (or maybe because it hates you), this week’s issue includes a selection of the text messages sent back-and-forth between Tiger Woods and Jaimee Grubbs in the past six months. While “I will wear you out” remains the poetic apex of the interaction, there are quite a few doozies in there. READ MORE »


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Hands down, the best thing about working at The Frisky is our amazing readers. We so heart all of your witty, thoughtful, and informative comments—heck, we even appreciate the mean ones. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder about the faces behind avatars. After the jump, meet Bethlynnoo, one of our most prolific commenters. … READ MORE »


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I don’t know about you guys, but I am starting to feel serious Tiger Woods fatigue. Could there stop being a new outrageously juicy revelation every hour? I need some time to digest. Anyway, here is the latest.
Jaimee Grubbs, the reality TV wannabe who says… READ MORE »