Posts tagged "double standards"

Singer Ellie Goulding Gets Real About Sexism In The Music Industry

Singer Ellie Goulding has everything going on, a new album release and a chance to perform in this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show, but her success did not come easy.

Katrin Higher | November 15, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Babysitter Who Raped An 11-Year-Old Boy Escapes Jail Time Because His Dad Was Cool With It

Can we at least send the dad to jail instead?

Lauren Vinopal | October 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Ruby Ridge: How Would Today’s Right-Wing Pundits Respond?

Randy Weaver and his family broke the law and disobeyed law officers. Did they deserve what they got?

Robyn Pennacchia | June 10, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Anchorman Wears The Same Suit Every Day For A Year To Demonstrate Sexist Viewer Attitudes

Finally, a social experiment I can get behind: Australian morning news anchor Karl Stefanovic decided he was going to test viewers’ differing attitudes toward him and his female coworker, Lisa…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 17, 2014 - 5:00 pm

What Double Standard Drives You Crazy?

Oh, good ol’ double standards! Reddit asked its users yesterday which double standard they hate most in modern society and commenters, both male and female, had some pretty sobering (and funny)…

Claire Hannum | April 3, 2014 - 1:30 pm

8 Reasons More Women Don’t Write About Sex

Like many daydreamers, I often think about time periods other than the one I’m currently living in that I would most likely enjoy. I usually settle on the roaring ’20s…

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Chinese High School Bans Colorful Underwear Because Boobs

A Chinese high school has banned girls from wearing “anything but flesh-colored bras and underwear” because colorful delicates are showing through the school’s uniform. Solid-colored bras will evoke one…

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Guy Talk: Can Male Masturbators Catch A Break?

Male masturbators can’t seem to catch a break. Despite the assumption that every guy has masturbated, is masturbating, or will masturbate, self-pleasure has been getting a bad rap for 3000…

Hugo Schwyzer | May 16, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Is There A Sex Toy Double Standard?

I have … hold on, let me count … five vibrators. While I don’t flaunt them — i.e., they’re not laying out on my bedside table for guests to ogle…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 4, 2011 - 10:39 am

Why Do We Forgive Adulterous Women?

In a recent piece on The Good Men Project about the double standard regarding adultery, Tom Matlack asks, “When was the last time a woman got dragged through the mud…

Blixa Scott | March 14, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Quotable: Miley Cyrus Doesn’t Watch Zac Efron Movies For The Acting

“Girls are immediately going to say, ‘Oh, she’s trying to sell sex.’ Well, I love Zac Efron, but what’s he selling? He’s gorgeous, he’s hot, [but] I don’t go see…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Should Ladies Curse?

Last week I guest hosted Maxim Radio on Sirius and one of the topics we covered was whether men find it unattractive when women curse or use words like “douchebag”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 19, 2008 - 3:00 pm