Posts tagged "jezebel"

Are Ladyblogs Like The Frisky Bad For Women?

We love a lot of stuff here at The Frisky — shoe porn, hunky photos of Taylor Lautner — but what we love most are the ladies. Any old news outlet, like ABC or The New York Times, will tell you about the Gulf oil spill or Supreme Court confirmation hearings. But you know if…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 1, 2010

Plastic Surgery Commercial Generates Controversy

Say hello to a plastic surgery commercial stirring up ... controversy. But is the ad actually controversial -- or not? I'm not entirely sure what the deal is, but it sounds like this commercial for Park Avenue Smart Lipo ran as an actual ad on Gawker last week. According to another sponsored post featuring the…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 7, 2010

Has Feminism Gone Too Far?

You know, I understand there was a time in history when the word "feminism" meant something. Women fought to win equal rights. And some 50 years later, great strides have been made. Recently, it seems like old-school feminism has returned. This time around, though, it seems like all the political action is gone, and the…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 16, 2009

Are Gay Designers Responsible For All Of Fashion’s Problems?

It’s hard not to hate Perez Hilton. Dude can be a real d-bag. So, when Jezebel blogger Tracie Egan wrote on her own blog that she’s not nervous about Hilton’s new CocoPerez “lady blog,” we were pretty much in agreement. After all, Jezebel is pretty awesome as far as the feminist blog set goes, and…

By: Lily Q / August 14, 2009

Perez Hilton Is Launching CocoPerez, A Site For Women. We Barf.

Jezebel peeked at Perez Hilton's new site for 20-something women and screen-grabbed the hell out of it. The not-yet-launched site is called CocoPerez.com, and it's for women who like their news with ejaculate dribbles scribbled on it!

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2009

For Jezebel, Sexism In Advertising Is OK — As Long As They’re The Ones Running The Ads

Historically, if that's a word that can be used in relationship to blogging, Gawker Media ladyblog Jezebel has dedicated much its blog's space to pointing out sexism in advertising -- or what they deem "badvertising." So, if the Jezebels are the self-proclaimed policewomen of what they perceive to be rampant advertising industry misogyny, what's u…

By: Susannah Breslin / May 18, 2009

Battle Of The Lady Blogs: Double X Jumps On Jezebel

In "The Trouble With Jezebel" on Double X, Linda Hirshman takes Jezebel to task for what she considers to be a cavalier and snarky attitude on serious subjects like rape and STDs. Then, she asks, "What can Jezebel tell us about the state of young women’s lives?" Can we please stop talking about Jezebel already?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2009

Who Should Be The New NonSociety Girl?

Yesterday, a breaking news item of epic importance tore its way across the blogosphere. Mary Rambin, the blond, bebobbed, bubbly third portion of the NonSociety crew, was leaving the fold. After we picked ourselves up off the floor, wiped away our tears, and told ourselves everything really would be OK if we just prayed a…

By: Susannah Breslin / April 14, 2009

The Best Female Bloggers Of 2008

Who are 2008's best female bloggers? From futurists to postfeminists, octogenarians to mommies, nonbloggers to celebrities, we've rounded up the best bloggers who happen to be women. Found out who they are after the jump.

By: Susannah Breslin / November 30, 2008

Five Sex Writers Who Get Us Off

Tracy Clark-Flory wrote an interesting piece for Salon's Broadsheet this week about the increasing number of sex writers facing termination at major newspapers and websites like Fleshbot and the Village Voice, saying, "These are scary times for sex writers." Our own Susannah Breslin says, "Sometimes people become sex writers because they screw a lot, not…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2008

Modest Proposals: Would You RSVP?

There's a lecture and book signing on November 13 in Washington, D.C., featuring a few noted authors and journalists discussing how "hook-up" culture on campus has led to rising numbers of sexual assaults, date rapes, and sexually transmitted infections. Included on the panel is Washington Post scribe Laura Sessions Stapp who coined the term "gray…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2007
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