My Friends Deserve Better Than Fat Talk

My Friends Deserve Better Than Fat Talk

If you’ve read Tiny Beautiful Things, the collection of responses by The Rumpus’ self-help columnist “Sugar,” aka Wild author Cheryl Strayed, you’ll probably recognize this quote:

“Stop worrying about whether you’re fat. You’re not fat. Or rather, you’re sometimes a little bit fat, but who gives a shit? There is nothing more boring and fruitless than a woman lamenting the fact that her stomach is round.”

Well, damn. Keep reading »

10 Things Stock Photography Taught Me About Gender Equality

Sage wisdom from an art form that’s built on stereotyping people…

Taylor Swift Will Sell 1 Million Records This Week

  • Taylor Swift is currently on track to sell 1 million copies of her new album 1989 by the end of the week. [NYMag.com]
  • Amanda Bynes’ involuntary psychiatric hold has been extended for another 30 days by a judge. Good to know her health is being prioritized by those around her. [People]
  • Sean Hayes is engaged to longtime partner Scott Icenogle. Mazel tov! [People]
  • Bradley Cooper’s 22-year-old girlfriend, model Suki Waterhouse, threw shade at Kylie Jenner on Instagram. [Celebuzz] Keep reading »

BRB, Going To Atlanta: Frozen Pints Offers Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream Made From Craft Beer

BRB Going To Atlanta: Frozen Pints Offers Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream Made From Craft Beer

Pardon me while I peace out of this joint and hop a flight to Georgia. Just in time for the holidays, an Atlanta-based business called “Frozen Pints,” which creates one-of-a-kind craft beer ice cream (complete with an alcohol content!), has whipped up their newest flavor: Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream. You know what this means, don’t you? If you’re lucky enough to live near Georgia, this year’s Thanksgiving dessert can make you tipsy and your family more tolerable to be around.  Keep reading »

Read The Last Words of Reyhaneh Jabbari, Who Was Hanged For Killing Her Rapist

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  • Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged in Iran on Saturday for killing her rapist. She left her final will in the form of a voice message for her mother, which said, amongst other things, “In the court of God I will charge the inspectors…and all those that out of ignorance or with their lies wronged me and trampled on my rights and didn’t pay heed to the fact that sometimes what appears as reality is different from it.” [Independent]
  • Jordan Peele (of “Key & Peele”) is making a horror movie in the vein of “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Stepford Wives” that will address racial fear. (AV Club)
  • Dominatrix Margaret Corvid wants CBC host Jian Ghomeshi to stop using BDSM as an excuse for abuse. [Jezebel] Keep reading »

Daniel Radcliffe’s Delightfully Feminist Response To The Label ‘Unconventional Male Lead’

Daniel Radcliffe's Delightfully Feminist Response To The Label "Unconventional Male Role"

While some actors might take the compliment of being called a “sex symbol” and move on, Daniel Radcliffe had some articulate feminist commentary to add to the label during a recent interview.

In an interview with the Associated Press published on Oct. 24, the 25-year-old actor discussed his upcoming movie “Horns” and how he feels about being labeled an “unconventional romantic lead” after starring as a young wizard in the “Harry Potter” movie series for so long. Read more on Huffington Post Women…

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