double standard

The only takeaway from the ‘Insecure’ finale is that Lawrence is no catch

Twitter exploded for two days after Sunday night’s Insecure finale. It was an all-out gender spar sight of glory. Whether you’re team Issa, #LawrenceHive or team no one, one thing’s…

Bené Viera | November 30, 2016 - 3:34 pm

It’s 2016, So Why Are Guys Still Calling These 9 Things ‘Girly’?

It is 2016, people, which means once again it is time to remind all you lovely men what it means to be a man! It has everything to do with…

Ask Men | January 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Kansas Senator To ‘Ladies’: No Mini-Skirts, Please

A Kansas state senator has some people’s knickers in a twist after implementing a new dress code that singles out women who wear “skimpy skirts or blouses with plunging necklines,”

Newser | January 23, 2016 - 10:00 am

Why Do You Care More About My Wedding Dress Than My Fiancé’s Suit?

Figuring out what I’m going to wear to my wedding is driving me totally insane.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 6, 2015 - 9:00 am

New York Post Blasts “Bad Mom” Chirlane McCray, The NYC First Lady

This kind of bullshit makes my blood boil: the New York Post’s cover today shows a picture of New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray with the headline, “I WAS…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2014 - 4:40 pm

Study: College-Aged Women Don’t Want To Be Friends With Sluts

Oh good, another depressing study about women and sex! Bring it on.

College-aged women would prefer not to be friends with promiscuous women (defined as having 20 or…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Teen Girl Kicked Out Of Catholic School For Sexting (Sext Recipients Still At School, Though)

Holy double standard, Batman!

Our fellow ladyblog Jezebel has an exclusive today about a 16-year-old Catholic school student in Fairfax, Virginia, who sexted a photo to two lacrosse…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2013 - 4:20 pm

No, Selena Gomez Is Not “To Blame For Justin Bieber’s Behavior”

Celebrity gossip is not the place to look for nuance or thoughtfulness. A lot of it is downright sexist. Take, for example, today’s headline on New York Post gossip page’s…

Jessica Wakeman | April 4, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Justin Bieber Flirts With Mariah Carey In New Christmas Video

Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber’s “All I Want For Christmas” duet debuted last night during the Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center. The best I can say about it is…

Jessica Wakeman | December 1, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Sarah Palin On The Double Standard For Women

“Women are held to a different standard in all areas. Let’s work harder, produce more and better and get over it. I’m through whining about a liberal press that holds…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin Says There’s A Double Standard For Crying

Sometimes there’s just so much lady news that I have to do a weekend post in addition to my regular daily post. So for your enjoyment, here is “Today’s Lady

Jessica Wakeman | December 19, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Nicki Minaj On The Word “Bitch”

“When I am assertive, I’m a bitch. When a man is assertive, he’s a boss. He [is] bossed up. No negative connotation behind ‘bossed up.’ But lots of negative connotation…

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2010 - 2:20 pm
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