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The Soapbox: I’m On Twitter Strike Until The Men I Know Get Loud

Jen Kirkman is a comedian on “Chelsea Lately” and “After Lately.” This post was reprinted with permission from her Tumblr. 

I’m on a Twitter strike. I am so…

Jen Kirkman | November 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Bangladesh Woman Forced To Remarry Husband After He Threw Acid In Her Face

As if dealing with a cheating and violent husband is not enough to endure, a Bangladeshi woman had acid thrown into her face by her husband when she dared to…

Daley Quinn | November 28, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Top 12 Most Absurd Allegations From Fox News’ “War On Men” Scare Piece

You thought you were so smart, America, didn’t you? Between the Republican presidential nominee who flip-flops on reproductive rights to various Republican politicians who declared pregnancy resulting from rape is…

Jessica Wakeman | November 26, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Not Even Serena Van Der Woodsen Can Abide This “Upper East Side Makeover” Video Game

If I was a rich girl … I would play with eyeshadow all day? That seems to be the idea behind “Upper East Side Makeover,” an online video game by…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Whitney Cummings Was Told She “Wasn’t Pretty Enough” For Hollywood

“I remember my agent at ICM at the beginning of my career telling me that I wasn’t pretty enough, that I was always going to be a quirky sidekick. And…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2012 - 3:30 pm

6-Year-Old Girl (Board) Gamer Calls Out Hasbro For Gender Inequality

I never played Guess Who? all that much as a child, which might explain why I never realized how imbalanced it is in terms of gender. Or maybe I just…

The Mary Sue | November 19, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Men Are Merry-Less in Sexist Christmas Ad

Add one more advertisement to the slew of commercials stereotyping men and women. Asda, a British supermarket, debuted a new ad for the Christmas holidays, featuring a mother running herself…

Daley Quinn | November 15, 2012 - 2:40 pm

PETA Hits New Low With Joanna Krupa “Fur Trim” Pubic Hair Ad

This ad from PETA is all kinds of disturbing and not just because it further promotes the idea that pubic hair is “unattractive” and a woman has to spend $$$…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Sexist T-Shirt Weighs Down Walmart Shelves

Even when we begin to believe sexism is dying and there is, in fact, hope in defeating misogyny, Walmart apparel can be sure to kill all our optimism.

Daley Quinn | November 14, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Hitched: On Mothers-In-Law (And Mother-In-Law Jokes)

I have known since I was a wee child that someday, there would be a woman in my life that I would hate more than any person on the planet.

Andrea Grimes | November 14, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Businessweek Helpfully Tries To Rank B-Schools On Hotness Of Female Students

Of the many important qualities one considers when choosing a business school in which to sink tens of thousands of dollars, BusinessWeek magazine knows “Which one has the hottest broads?”

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Douchey Ads For New York Knicks Removed

Whoever does advertising for the New York Knicks must have thought this ad about bagging “sixes” and “sevens” was a 10, when it’s really a zero. People are people,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2012 - 5:20 pm
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