Protest Today Against Facebook’s Rape Jokes

Jessica Wakeman / November 2, 2011

There’s a lot of dodginess on Facebook (status “updates” from your sister’s fetus, hello) but there’s one thing we cannot tacitly approve by ignoring — rape jokes such as:

“Kicking Sluts in the Vagina”
“Whats 10 inches and gets girls to have sex with me? my knife” 
“I know a silly… More »


10 Cute Aprons For Domestic Goddesses

Rachel Krause / November 2, 2011

Lady chefs and home goddesses alike, take note: your kitchen presence isn’t destined to be bland in white cotton. Style is putting a new spin on the antiquated apron, so you can bring something fresh to the table without risking the destruction of a cherished top. I’m not exactly what you would call “domestic,” but… More »


5 Reasons Ben Gibbard Is Better Off Without Zooey Deschanel

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 2, 2011

Michelle Williams Wear Her Hair Short In Honor Of Heath Ledger

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 2, 2011

“I’ve really grown into it — I feel like myself with short hair. … Of course, the only people who like it are gay men and my girlfriends. Straight men across the board are not into this hair! … [But] I cut it for the one straight man who has ever liked short hair and I wear it… More »


Forever 21 Offends With “Oriental Girl” Necklace

Julie Gerstein / November 2, 2011

We’ve never looked up on giant retailer Forever 21 as a bastion of good taste. Cheap, mass-produced products and quick-turnaround trends, sure. But still, even we were shocked to learn that the teen shopping staple is now selling stereotype-ridden “Native American Girl” and “Oriental Girl” necklaces. What’s worse, the company hass actually named the latter,… More »


Girl Talk: In Praise Of Monogamy

Rachel White / November 2, 2011

Recently my husband and I went on a double date. We met my friend Kate and her husband Bear, at a German Beer Hall. I hadn’t met Bear, and I always find meeting a friend’s partner interesting. Kate seemed to come to life in Bear’s presence. He is upbeat but sensible, she is witty and… More »