Women Listing Fruits On Facebook For Another Stupid Breast Cancer Awareness Meme

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 9, 2011

Whoever dreams up “breast cancer awareness” memes for Facebook is just messing with us now. Women are listing fruits like strawberry, banana, apple or grape, in their “status update” to correspond with what their relationship status is … and, uh, “raise awareness” about breast cancer? More »


Dear Wendy: “I’m Tired Of Always Feeling Used By Guys”

By: Wendy Atterberry / March 9, 2011

I am a 21-year-old female college senior who has been physically involved with a guy for about three months. In the beginning, he told me how he thought I was “girlfriend material” and made it seem like he wanted to pursue a relationship, but after a few weeks, it became clear to me that all… More »


NYT Gang Rape Article Mentions Victim, Age 11, Wore Makeup And “Dressed Older”

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 9, 2011

UPDATE: A spokeswoman for The New York Times defended the article to Yahoo.com’s Cutline blog yesterday and the paper also published a critical letter to the editor online.

A tragic gang rape story out of Cleveland, Texas, has been made all the more worse by a New York Times article that tells us the… More »


Our Bodies Are No Longer Fruit-Shaped

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 9, 2011

New research has shown that women would prefer their bodies be referred to as great works of art rather than pieces of fruit. They needed to do a study to figure that out? Really? Anyhow, Triumph, an Australian lingerie line, is embracing this revelation by re-branding our body types. Instead of shopping for under-thing… More »


Girl Talk: I Broke Up With My Parents

By: Rachel White / March 9, 2011

My parents are still married. They just celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary. But when I saw them again it was separately, first one then the other. It had to be this way. Seeing both of them for the first time in over two years would have just been too much.

See, I broke u… More »


Wrap It Up

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 9, 2011

I am not a frequent watch wearer, but for the last five years or so, I have been lusting after Hermes’ Cape Cod watch with the double-wrap band. I keep waiting for the perfect special occasion to splurge on such an expensive timepiece, but it just hasn’t arrived yet. In the meantime, what’s to sto… More »