Posts tagged "political correctness"

Flashback: Revisiting The Post “Why I Like Being Called A Slut In Bed”

In one week, I’m celebrating a BIG birthday: 30! In acknowledgment of the fact that I’ve spent over half of my 20s working at The Frisky, I’m going to reach

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2014 - 1:00 pm

“Ladies,” “Guys” — What Should We Call A Group Of Women?

A few years ago, I felt very pleased with myself when I emailed a group of activists and addressed them as “ladies.” I knew they were primarily women, specifically LGBTQ…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2013 - 4:30 pm

“Spring Spheres” Instead Of “Easter Eggs?” Not So Fast

These two Fox News anchors are up in arms over this story straight outta the Pacific Northwest. “I can’t even say it,” says one anchor. “One Seattle elementary…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 17, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Why I Like Being Called A Slut In Bed

I get called a “slut” all the time. My friend Ashley calls me a slut like it’s my name: “Slut!” The Frisky staff calls each other sluts when we divulge…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Is Midget A Bad Word?

Okay, so names have always been a touchy subject in our society. Do you call someone Black or African-American? He-she or Transgender? Disabled or Physically Challenged? But when did midget…

Zandile Blay | July 8, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Are Men Turning Into Jerks?

According to Details, decades of feminism and political correctness have turned 21st century guys into total pigs. Because they’ve been forced to play Mr. Nice Guy and suppress their baser,…

Susannah Breslin | December 23, 2008 - 12:00 pm