frisky rant

Celebs

I never thought I’d say this, but I feel sorry for Charlie Sheen. READ MORE »


News

Exactly what is this supposed to accomplish? READ MORE »


Celebs

Cosmo’s trivialization of the title “first family” shows a blatant disregard for the Obamas’ legacy and for people of color to whom it represents generations of dreams and aspirations realized. READ MORE »


News

Earlier this year, Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt and Biochemist at the University College London found himself with a bit of a PR problem when he tried to analyze the gender gap in science. According to Hunt, the real issue was that women were just too damn sexy for the white coats. While men in… READ MORE »


News

In addition to not telling women what to do with our bodies, people — like Bill Nye — need to stop telling us how to feel about what we do with our bodies. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Good job proving the point, jackasses. READ MORE »


Style

It’s not like it’s that hard to make coffee the normal way. READ MORE »


Entertainment

I first saw “As Good As It Gets” with an ex-boyfriend who touted it as one of his all-time favorite movies. He defended it as a deeply hopeful romance that touched on strong emotional themes: a hermit misanthrope finds a slice of light and hope in the form of Helen Hunt, and honestly, who doesn’t… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Don’t ban the question, “How are you?” – just answer it honestly. READ MORE »


Celebs

Young women: femininity is powerful. Your speech patterns are powerful. The slang and vocal patterns of teenage girls are so powerful that they’ve been dissected and analyzed by linguistic scientists: uptalk, vocal fry, even the “Valley Girl” stereotype all point to specific speech patterns utilized by some women. A piece published in The Guardian yesterdayREAD MORE »


News

I cried all the way to work on the subway today. Ugh.

Fuck you MTA guy. There are exactly two questions you are allowed to ask: is this dog a service animal and is it task-trained? Any questions beyond that are an infringement of privacy and a violation of the Americans with Disabilities… READ MORE »


News

Sigh. Don Lemon at his most Don Lemon-iest. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I always thought protecting a woman’s right to choose what she does with her own body was a core tenant of feminism. But apparently, some feminists think they can dictate what choices are acceptable. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

In my opinion, there is very little difference between subscribing to “colorblind” ideology and “gender blindness.” READ MORE »


News

Please, please make this joke go away. READ MORE »


Style

We get waist-training, they get DADBODS?! READ MORE »


Love & Sex

It wants to participate, dammit. READ MORE »


Entertainment

Why is it, whenever a woman becomes well known for being funny, we get the “disproving the theory that women aren’t funny” line?

This is not an idea anyone needs to disprove. READ MORE »


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