Posts tagged "jezebel"

If Jezebel Finds American Apparel Ads So Offensive, Why Does It Keep Publishing Them?

On feminist blog Jezebel, contributor and former model Jenna Sauers has made criticizing American Apparel one of her key beats. Yesterday, another American Apparel post by Sauers popped up on…

Susannah Breslin | August 25, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Ann Taylor Caught Photoshopping Skinny Model Even Skinnier

Ann Taylor knows what sells clothes: thin. Yesterday afternoon, Jezebel noticed that an item on was originally depicted by a skinny model in a tank top, but three seconds…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2010 - 5:20 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2010 - 6:53 pm

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,…

Susannah Breslin | June 7, 2010 - 3:10 pm

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…

Susannah Breslin | December 16, 2009 - 12:30 pm

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…

Lily Q | August 14, 2009 - 4:15 pm

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, and it’s for women who like their…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2009 - 6:30 pm

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 –…

Susannah Breslin | May 18, 2009 - 5:15 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 13, 2009 - 1:15 pm

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.

Susannah Breslin | April 14, 2009 - 3:00 pm

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…

Susannah Breslin | November 30, 2008 - 3:00 pm

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

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 10, 2008 - 4:30 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2007 - 6:40 pm
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