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Business Insider Pens Breathlessly Stupid Sex Party Article

All of a sudden this weekend, a bunch of friends began passing around the same Business Insider article on Facebook, called “A Beautiful House In Brooklyn Is Secretly Being Used

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm

New York Times Magazine Comes Up With World’s Most Creative Cover For An Article About Female Politician

Why does the mainstream media have to ask if politicians who are also mothers can “have it all”? We never ask if dads can “have it all”; instead,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2014 - 11:20 am

Woody Allen May Respond To His Daughter’s Sexual Abuse Accusations In The New York Times

It’s not that I don’t think a human being who is accused of something does not have the right to respond or defend himself But the possibility that Woody Allen…

Jessica Wakeman | February 5, 2014 - 4:30 pm

The Soapbox: Piers Morgan, It Shouldn’t Be So Hard For You To Interview Janet Mock

If there was one thing Piers Morgan got right in his interview with writer Janet Mock last night, it was when he called her, “brave, frank, and honest” about coming…

Avital Norman Nathman | February 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Study: White Men Are Still The Preferred Guest For Sunday Morning Talk Shows

Just in case you were under the assumption “we don’t need feminism anymore”: today brings us an analysis study by Media Matters For America about the demographics of the Sunday…

Jessica Wakeman | January 30, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Fox News Gathers 4 Men For Panel Discussion About “War On Women”

Presented without comment. [Media Matters For America]
On the lyrics of Beyoncé and Jay Z’s song “Drunk In Love” that make reference to domestic violence (“Eat the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2014 - 6:30 pm

When The Moon Hits Your Eye Like A Big Pizza Pie, That’s Hillary Clinton

People who complained about the TIME magazine cover depicting Hillary Clinton’s gargantuan high heel sauntering past a tiny male rival, look what you have wrought: The New York

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2014 - 2:30 pm

What Do We Think Of TIME’s Hillary Cover?

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has not yet said one way or the other whether she intends to run again for president in 2016. But that hasn’t stopped the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 16, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Has Bludgeoned Vanity Fair Into Writing A Puff Piece

Vanity Fair reportedly will publish a piece on Gwyneth Paltrow but now it’s going to be “soft.” Gwynnie emailed friends asking them not to provide quotes for the piece,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 6, 2013 - 8:00 pm

The Year Of Women In Media: A (Depressing) Supercut

All year long, The Frisky has blogged about representations of women and girls in the media. And what a year it was! The Onion tweeting Quvenzhane Wallis a “cunt.” The…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Katie Couric Joins Yahoo As A “Global Anchor”

Katie Couric will join Yahoo as a “global anchor” beginning in 2014, and shoot news features to air on the site’s homepage, CEO Marissa Mayer announced in a Tumblr…

Jessica Wakeman | November 25, 2013 - 8:00 pm

New York Times Asks If Teen Who Shot LGBTQ Classmate Was “Bullied” By “Flaunting”

This week, HBO screened a documentary film, “Valentine Road,” about the 2008 murder of a 14-year-old boy, Lawrence King, by a classmate in Oxnard, California. King had been exploring his…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2013 - 1:40 pm
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