Posts tagged "girl scouts"

The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100,000 From A Transphobic Donor

Plus, some Canadian grandparents think that comprehensive sex education will “rape” their grandkids’ childhoods – their words, not mine.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 30, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Tom Hanks Helps Sell Girl Scout Cookies, Reminds Us He’s A National Treasure

A few weeks ago, a Girl Scout troop out selling cookies in Los Altos, California spotted Tom Hanks passing through town. When they stopped him to say hi, Hanks bought…

Claire Hannum | March 13, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: If Girl Scout Cookies Are The Devil’s Dessert, We’ll Take Seconds

Girl Scout cookies are damn delicious, and who doesn’t like supporting a bunch of girls who are trying to earn merit badges and do good things? Apparently, a whole bunch…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Now We Can Bake Girl Scout Cookies At Home!

My fervent mission to build up a Girl Scout cookie stockpile just got a lot easier, because soon we can make them at home! Starting this fall, Wicked Cool Toys’ Girl Scout…

Claire Hannum | February 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Santa Must Have Heard My Pleas Because We Can Finally Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online

As anyone who loves Girl Scout cookies (so, the entire human race) knows, it can be really hard to get your hands on a box. They’re only for sale for…

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

Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Nesquik Is A Thing Now

Nesquik has debuted a new chocolate milk beverage we are welcoming with open arms and clogged arteries: Girl Scout cookie-flavored milk. (At least it’s lowfat Girl Scout cookie-flavored milk.) The two…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2014 - 9:30 am

Adorable Little Girls Explain What “Bossy” Means To Them and the Girl Scouts’ campaign to ban the word “bossy” certainly has good intentions. The word “bossy” is often used as a negative term to describe girls and women who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 26, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Girl Scouts Has Been Asked To End Its Partnership With Barbie And I Kind Of Hope It Does

The Girl Scouts of the USA is under pressure from the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for a New American Dream to end its partnership with Barbie, which…

Claire Hannum | March 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Colorado Girl Scouts Put The Kibosh On Selling Cookies Outside Of Pot Shops

Last week, clever California Girl Scout made bank after she set up shop outside of a marijuana dispensary in San Francisco. The enterprising 13-year-old sold 117 boxes in two hours,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Girl Scout Nearly Doubles Her Cookie Sales By Setting Up Shop Outside A Cannabis Club

Thirteen-year-old Girl Scout Danielle Lei had been doing pretty well selling Thin Mints and Samoas outside grocery stores around San Francisco, but she had a feeling she could do better…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 21, 2014 - 11:40 am

Anti-Abortion Christian Groups Push “Cookie-cott” Of The Girl Scouts

Anti-abortion Christian groups launched a national boycott of the Girl Scouts current cookie selling fundraiser, because the group’s Twitter account tweeted a link to an article which included Texas…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Uh Oh: The Girl Scouts Are In Trouble

It’s been a year since both the Girl Scouts of the USA celebrated their centennial and a year since I posted “Girl Talk: I Was Born A Girl Scout.”  Unfortunately,…

Daley Quinn | June 26, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Honey Boo Boo Is Selling Girl Scout Cookies Over Facebook

Alana Thompson from “Here Comes Honey Boo” is seizing upon her 700,000 to be the best damn Girl Scout ever. This will be a shipping nightmare, yet I’m relieved…

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 10:42 am

Ryan Gosling On Being That Creepy Guy Handing Out Girl Scout Cookies

My boo appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” earlier this week, and confirmed a rumor that the host had heard from friends of his. About five or six years ago, Ryan…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 11, 2013 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: I Was Born A Girl Scout

To ensure my place as a “true Texan,” a jar of actual Lone Star dirt placed underneath the Connecticut hospital delivery bed confirmed that I was technically born on Texas…

Daley Quinn | July 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Slutty, Slutty Girl Scouts To Be Investigated By Bishops

Those little tramps are at it again. The nefarious-cookie sellers are trying to pull a fast one on us! The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched an official…

Jessica Wakeman | May 11, 2012 - 3:20 pm

One Box Of “Roe Vs. Wafers,” Please

The best part about the Girl Scouts’ dramatic unmasking by a Republican lawmaker in Indiana as a “tactical arm of Planned Parenthood” is that the Scouts can now be honest…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

The Girl Scouts Are Actually A Front Organization For Planned Parenthood, Obviously

Oh, my Girl Scout years. Swabbing each other’s cervixes. Examining each other’s breasts for strange lumps. Aborting each other’s unborn children. Those were the days!
Well, not anymore. Thanks, Rep.

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Bigots Call For Girl Scout Cookie Boycott Over Inclusion Of Trans Girl In Troop

Today in Bitch, Please news: a bigoted group in Texas is calling for a boycott of scrumptious Girl Scout cookies after a Denver, Colorado, troop has allowed a seven-year-0ld boy

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Girl Scouts Help Develop A Prosthetic Hand For 3-Year-Old Girl

A Girl Scout troop in Iowa, who calls themselves the Flying Monkeys, helped develop a prosthetic hand for a disabled three-year-old girl named Danielle. Geez, I wonder what kind of…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2011 - 7:00 pm