Posts tagged "frisky rant"

Frisky Rant: No One, Including Charlie Sheen, Deserves HIV

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

Sydney Leathers | November 20, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: This #NoBraDay Breast Cancer Awareness Thing Seems Like Some Bullshit

Exactly what is this supposed to accomplish?

Robyn Pennacchia | October 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Calling The Kardashians “America’s First Family” Is An Insult To The Obamas

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.

Tiffanie Drayton | October 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: I Am A Scientist, Not A “Lady” Scientist

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…

Iris Harris | October 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Actually, I Love Abortion

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

Katie Klabusich | September 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Frisky Rant: 5 Reasons Why Keurigs Make No Sense

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

Robyn Pennacchia | September 11, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: On Hollywood’s Propagation Of The “Romantic Stalker” Trope

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…

Bronwyn Isaac | September 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Sorry For Being Polite, You Weirdo

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 11:00 am

Frisky Rant: Vocal Fry Isn’t Holding Women Back, Misogyny Is

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:…

Caitlin White | July 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: In Defense Of Psychological Service Animals & The People Who Need Them (Like Me)

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…

Leslie Hermelin | July 17, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Yes, Don Lemon, The N-Word And Your Sign Are Offensive

Sigh. Don Lemon at his most Don Lemon-iest.

Tiffanie Drayton | June 23, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Frisky Rant: Who Says Porn Stars Can’t Be Feminists?

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…

Sydney Leathers | June 4, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Why I Refuse To Pay For Dates

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

Tiffanie Drayton | May 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Frisky Rant: Why Do All The Trends For Dudes Involve Them Getting To Be Lazier?

We get waist-training, they get DADBODS?!

Robyn Pennacchia | May 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: What We Need To Stop Talking About When We Talk About Funny Women

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

Robyn Pennacchia | April 22, 2015 - 11:00 am

Mindy Kaling’s Brother Trying To “Pass As Black” For Med School Should Bother You A Lot, Even If You’re Not Black

To be a bonafide celebrity is to know that at some point an errant family member will crawl out of the woodwork, hoping to leverage your fame into their 15minutes. And…

Beejoli Shah | April 6, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Frisky Rant: On Whole Foods & Conspicuous Consumption Masquerading As Politics

When a Whole Foods opened at the end of my block, I couldn’t have been more excited. For months, I watched in anticipation as they converted what was once an…

Melissa Petro | March 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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