Frisky Rant: Calling The Kardashians “America’s First Family” Is An Insult To The Obamas

Cosmo’s trivialization of the title “first family” shows a blatant disregard for the Obamas’ legacy and for people of color to whom it represents generations of dreams and aspirations realized.

Tiffanie Drayton | October 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm

My Reaction To “Men React To Their Girlfriends Being Catcalled”? BLAH BLAH BLAH

There is a strange, pervasive trend in the great content scheme that, for some reason, highlights the reactions of men to things that women experience and go through every single…

Megan Reynolds | July 29, 2015 - 10:00 am

All Hail Nicki Minaj, Who Demands That She Orgasm Every Single Time

Nicki Minaj is on the cover of the July issue of Cosmopolitan, and my Patron Saint of No Fucks Left To Give has a lot of really wonderful things to say.

Megan Reynolds | May 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Nah, I’m Good: Working Out With My Partner Isn’t Really My Thing

Like riding the subway or running out to the corner store to get toilet paper, tampons and seltzer, working out is one of those activities that occurs in public space,…

Megan Reynolds | January 21, 2015 - 10:00 am

Cosmo Sent Students To Vote In A Party Bus & IDGAF If It’s Shallow

As part of Cosmopolitan’s recent ventures into political coverage under the leadership of kickass new editor-in-chief Joanna Coles, the magazine has been endorsing specific candidates and, more importantly, pushing readers to vote. The…

Claire Hannum | November 5, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Cosmopolitan Editor Reminds The World That Women Can Be Both Smart And Sexy (Sadly, The World Still Needs Reminding)

I have as many hangups about Cosmopolitan as the next feminist, but I love editor-in-chief Joanna Coles’ mission to make the magazine and its website a more well-rounded read. In an interview…

Claire Hannum | October 14, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Normal People Attempt To Get Into Cosmopolitan’s Craziest Sex Positions

You know how Cosmopolitan tries to suggest all kinds of cool, new sex positions for us to try, regardless of whether or not they’re likely to cause injury to normal…

Katie Oldenburg | October 9, 2014 - 9:30 am

On Cosmopolitan’s Lesbian Sex Guide: Thanks, But No Thanks

Cosmopolitan, after almost 50 years of being one of the most aggressively heteronormative women’s publications from newsstand to screen, has finally decided to throw the queers a bone — specifically,…

Shannon Keating | August 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Sign Me Up For A Subscription To Cosmospolitan Immediately Please

Unfortunately, this mag is only available to those with their own Spaceship of the Imagination and not here on Earth. Yet. C’mon, Hearst, make this spinoff a reality!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 25, 2014 - 5:00 pm

AnnaLynne McCord Writes Moving Essay For Cosmo About Being Sexually Assaulted

When I was 18, I moved to Los Angeles to audition for roles. My boyfriend planned to come later. One night, a guy friend called. He said he needed a good…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Cosmopolitan Declares Techie Guys Are “Trending” — Here’s What I Know About Dating Them

Well, Mark Zuckerberg, you’ve finally made it: Cosmopolitan has written an article on the pros and cons — sorry, make that bros and cons — of dating a “start-up techie.”

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2014 - 9:00 am
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