Posts tagged "double standard"

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

The Insane Double Standard Of Angelina Vs. Ronnie Creeping On “Jersey Shore”

Sometimes being a feminist means sticking up for someone you hate when she is being treated wrong. That feminist is me and the person I hate is Angelina from “Jersey

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Most People Think Rape Victims Are Partly To Blame, Says Survey

Here’s a statistic that shouldn’t sit right with anyone: Over 73 percent of people in a study by the Havens, a sexual assault referral center in the U.K., believe the…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2010 - 6:30 pm

A Dubious Sign Of Progress For Women: When Ladies Have High-Profile Sex Scandals Too

It’s 2009, bitches, and women are kicking ass and taking names. We’re outpacing men in colleges, running our own companies, and buying our own homes. But there’s one area in…

Jessica Wakeman | December 15, 2009 - 3:30 pm

“Cheetahs,” The New Dumbass Label For “Older” Women Who Date

Apparently unaware that women of all ages have always enjoyed robust sex lives, The New York Observer introduces us to “cheetahs.” What’s a cheetah, you ask? They are 30-something single

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2009 - 3:40 pm