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Girl Talk: On Calling A Man “Daddy” In Bed

He liked to talk in bed — a lot, and always dirty — and, as part of his rhetorical repertoire, he liked to tell me about other women he’d been…

Callie Fitzgerald | June 14, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Chescaleigh Gets “Cat Called”

You remember Chescaleigh from the “Shit White Girls Say To Black Girls” videos? Of course you do. She’s back, this time with a new video about street harassment in which…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2012 - 9:40 am

Stephen Colbert Defends “Radical Feminist” Nuns

Better late than never: it is from Monday night’s show, but I really wanted to post Stephen Colbert coming to the defense of “radical feminist” Catholic nuns. Love you…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Woman Removed From American Airlines Flight For Wearing Pro-Choice T-Shirt

An unidentified reproductive rights activist was forced off her American Airlines flight because her pro-choice T-shirt was “offensive” to the crew.

What did this shirt say? It was…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Cannes Film Festival Spurs Controversy And Disruptive Protest In Light Of A Lack Of Female Nominees

While we’ve been covering all of the fashion at Cannes, there seems to be a more unsavory undercurrent on the scene: in the 64 years of the festival, just one…

Rachel Krause | May 23, 2012 - 8:30 am

PA Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation Seeking To Defund Planned Parenthood

A Republican state representative in Pennsylvania will introduce legislation tomorrow that seeks to defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s bill would prioritize health clinics that provide abortion services below…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Hitched: Yes, I Kept My “Maiden Name”

“So, should I be calling you something different now?”

The bartender at my local bar walked hurriedly over to my table last week as I sat with my…

Andrea Grimes | May 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Today In People Are Terrible: Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson Says Women Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Vote

Today In People Are Terrible, a reverend named Jesse Lee Peterson has claimed women “can’t handle stress,” “go nuts,” and “freak out” and therefore shouldn’t be allowed to vote.

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Love My Granny Panties

It’s not an accident that when I rummage through my underwear drawer on laundry day, the only pair I can find is a lacy red thong or a silky black…

K.L. Scribe | May 8, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Kansas Advances “Conscience” Bill To Let Pharmacists Refuse You Morning-After Pill

The Kansas state legislature advanced a so-called “conscience” bill yesterday that will make it easier for health care providers to refuse to provide women’s health services that they personally find…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Tennessee Sex Ed Bill Warns Against Hand-Holding & Other “Gateway Sexual Activity” On The Road To Slutdom

There’s a point where abstinence-only sex education becomes not just ineffectual and wasteful, but actually funny.  And that point is in a Tennessee bill that will require teachers to preach…

Jessica Wakeman | May 1, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Naked Islamic Woman In Body Paint Veil Causes Controversy For Foreign Policy Magazine

Wonk-y magazine Foreign Policy’s most recent issue, The Sex Issue, is right up our alley with a cover story article about the how the real war on women is in…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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