Posts tagged "binge drinking"

The Best Responses To Slate’s Troll-y Piece On Young Women & Drinking

I wrote my own response to “College Women: Stop Getting Drunk,” the Slate piece by Emily Yoffe that put the onus on young women to stop getting drunk so they

Jessica Wakeman | October 16, 2013 - 7:00 pm

The Soapbox: Slate Tells Young Women To “Stop Getting Drunk,” Majorly Misses The Mark On Alcohol & Rape’s modus operandi is to troll the hell out of everyone. Today’s piece by Dear Prudence author Emily Yoffe, “College Women: Stop Getting Drunk,” is a classic example.

Jessica Wakeman | October 16, 2013 - 2:15 pm

20 Things We’re Only Good At When We’re Drunk

This Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday which holds many different meanings for different religious and ethnic groups, but for many young people, it’s generally interpreted as “The Day…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 15, 2013 - 3:00 pm

The Soapbox: Butt Chugging Is Stupid, But It Doesn’t Make You Gay

Last week, we told about about that alleged near-death-by-butt-chugging incident of a Pi Kappa Alpha brother at the University of Tennessee. Yesterday, Alexander P. Buttchugger, I mean Broughton, came forward…

Ami Angelowicz | October 3, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Binge Drinking Increases Pregnancy Risk For Birth Control Pill Users

“I puke all the time and have sex with my boyfriend.”
“I don’t really puke when I’m hungover but I puke a lot when I’m drunk. And ever since…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 26, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Dear Prudence Advice Columnist Suggested Possibly-Date Raped Woman Is “Trying To Ruin Someone Else’s Life”

“Trying to ruin someone else’s life is a poor way to address one’s alcohol and self-control problems.”

This is true. But is this really the most intelligent —…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Was Date Raped When I Was Drunk

I was a virgin until a month before my 21st birthday. I was on my second date with a guy named Craig, a 20-something blond surfer type who got my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Date Rape PSA By PA’s Liquor Control Board Accused Of Victim-Blaming

Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board is under fire for a new PSA campaign called Control Tonight, which critics say puts the onus on women for “not getting raped” while drunk and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Being Drunk Is A Feminist Issue

Last weekend, I stood on the subway platform, thumbing through a magazine and grumbling about how the next train wouldn’t arrive for another 11 minutes. As I waited, more and…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 1, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Too Drunk To Be A Victim?

“There is no justice for drunk women,” begins Andrea Peysner’s New York Post column, “It’s Open Season For Predators In Uniform,” about the acquittal of a cop accused of raping…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Like Liquor? Move Here!

Suppose you’re looking to drown your sorrows at the bottom of a pint glass. Where might be the best place to do that? A survey done by The Daily Beast…

Julie Gerstein | January 3, 2011 - 7:00 pm

The Drunkorexic Diet

How’s this for a scary trend? Apparently some college-aged women follow what’s being called a “drunkorexic” diet that involves binge drinking and then offsetting those calories by not eating. Stats…

Deborah Findling | June 17, 2009 - 7:30 pm

France Bans “Le Open Bar” to Curb Binge Drinking. Sacre Bleu!

After prohibiting smoking in bars in January, the French government is now cracking down on other vices by banning open bars and happy hours. The measures come after rising binge…

Leonora Epstein | March 6, 2009 - 7:30 pm

NYC Health Department Releases Report On Binge Drinking & Sex

On the cover of today’s free paper AM New York is a hard-hitting headline about how the New York City Department of Health found that…wait for it… binge drinking leads…

Simcha | January 6, 2009 - 6:30 pm