Posts tagged "fathers"

Alec Baldwin Acknowledges Daughter Ireland’s Sexuality In Interview With Amy Schumer

Alec Baldwin’s interview with Amy Schumer for his NPR show “Here’s The Thing” was weird. In the Nov. 9 episode, Baldwin seemed uncomfortably flirtatious and eager to discuss sex, and fawned over everything Schumer…

Emily Winter | November 10, 2015 - 1:30 pm

On Donald Trump & Fathers Who Sexualize Their Daughters

Late one summer night, I received a message on Facebook.

“You looked so sexy,” it read.

Tiffanie Drayton | September 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: So-Called Overprotective Dads Are Doing Their Daughters No Favors

A tale as old as time. A so-called overprotective father writes an extreme list of demands for dating his (currently only 2-year-old) daughter, and it goes viral. Retired Navy SEAL…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 2, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: What If The Media Reported On Male Politicians Who Are Fathers Like It Reports On Wendy Davis?

When a woman attempts to find some semblance of “having it all,” she automatically becomes demonized. We can’t seem to rise up in the ranks — whether it’s in the…

Avital Norman Nathman | January 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Photo Of Baby-Toting Dad Doing His Daughter’s Hair Goes Viral

It’s not hard to understand why this picture went viral: 39-year-old Doyin Richards and his kids are pretty damn cute. As Doyin explained on his blog, Daddy Doin Work, his…

Jessica Wakeman | January 9, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Sex Advice From A Dad To His Daughter That Every Parent Should Read

Have a young girl in your life? Then here’s a blog post that you’ll want to email to her parent right now. Houston Press writer Jef With One F was…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Orlando Shaw, Man With 22 Kids By 14 Women, Noodling Reality Show

“One of Nashville’s most prolific fathers.” Orlando Shaw is noodling a reality show about his 22 children by 14 different women, as well as his impending grandfatherhood by his pregnant…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Dads Raising Daughters: On Teaching Girls They Are Strong, Beautiful & Powerful

Last year for Father’s Day, we ran a series of interviews with real-life dads divulging their wisdom on raising independent, vibrant girls. Dads Raising Daughters turned out really lovely, so I’m making…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Redemption In Fatherhood

I’ve written candidly about Mother’s Day and all the ways I think the commercialization of it fucks up our relationships with our moms. My own relationship with my mom has…

Shanelle Matthews | June 14, 2013 - 3:00 pm

The Soapbox: How My Old School Dad Raised Me To Be A New School Feminist

This piece is crossposted with permission from Role/Reboot.

My dad grew up a poor boy from a small fishing village, just minutes away from the site of Shakespeare’s…

Katerina Zacharia | May 24, 2013 - 2:00 pm

This Wall Street Journal Article About Stay-At-Home Dads And “Masculine” Parenting Is Annoying

The Wall Street Journal published an article this week about “a new model of at-home fatherhood,” spawned by the rise of stay-at-home dads and inclusiveness of fathers in the day-to-day…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2013 - 11:00 am

Thoughts On My Father’s Death

Today would have been my father’s 65th birthday. He died this past Thursday, in his sleep, after a 15-year battle with drug addiction and untreated mental illness. I found out…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 19, 2012 - 10:00 am

Dads Raising Daughters: Wisdom On Love, Dating & (Gulp!) Sex

We’ve been hearing from real dads about teaching their daughters that they are smart and beautiful and that girls can do anything boys can do. Today we tackle the motherlode — her, fatherlode?

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Dads Raising Daughters: On Teaching Girls That They Can Do Anything Boys Can Do

Yesterday, we heard from real dads about teaching their daughters that they are smart and beautiful. Today, real dads tell us how they teach their daughters that girls can do anything…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2012 - 9:00 am

Dads Raising Daughters: On Teaching Girls They Are Smart And Beautiful

You may have noticed here at The Frisky we pull a lot of stuff out of our ass. 5 Things You Can Lie To Your Therapist About! 7 Ways To…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2012 - 9:00 am

7 Random Father Figures And What They Taught Us

With Father’s Day coming up, we’ve been thinking about father figures. We learned a lot from our biological dads (both good and bad), but there were also other fatherly influences…

The Frisky | June 12, 2012 - 11:00 am

We’re Breaking Up: Guy Who Fathered 30 Kids

Oh, Desmond Hatchett, I thought what we had was special, but alas, so did 11 other women. The results of your smooth moves and shocking virility? You’ve fathered 30 children…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 21, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Smartypants Dad

Shopping for dads is weird. You can go the tie route, or the dress shirt route, or the “Billy The Singing Bass” route. (Please don’t go that route.) Can you…

Jessica Wakeman | December 13, 2011 - 4:00 pm

10 Super Inappropriate Father’s Day Gifts You Should Totally Avoid

A few weeks ago, we received the worst press release ever. Fleshlight, the purveyor of fine synthetic vagina-like products for men, sent us a PR pitch about getting dad “the

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2011 - 5:00 pm
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