Posts tagged "slut shaming"

Pink Isn’t Afraid Of The Word “Slut”

“I’m a reformed slut. [Using the word] is my very unsophisticated way of taking the power back. I’ve always had an issue with, ‘OK, we’ve both decided to do this. Why…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 30, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Dealbreaker: The Slut Shamer

I’ve never been fond of being called “nice.” Nice, to me, is a consolation-prize adjective; it’s a lazy descriptor you use for a person who isn’t interesting enough to rate…

Jennifer Byrne | April 22, 2013 - 11:00 am

Conservative Wackadoo Advises Society “Shame” And “Punish” People For Pre-Marital Sex

If you’re wondering where society went wrong, the uber-conservative, anti-gay Family Research Council has an idea: it was when the Supreme Court overturned a law that banned the sale of…

Sarah Gray | March 15, 2013 - 9:40 am

Girl Talk: I Lied To My Gynecologist About My Number Of Sexual Partners

I didn’t think I was ashamed of the number of sexual partners I’ve had in the 20 years I’ve been getting it on until I found myself filling in a…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | March 14, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Slutty Ashley Judd Is Unfit For Public Office Because We’ve Seen Her Boobs Onscreen, Say Conservatives

“We Saw Your Boobs” is (ugh) having a moment and conservative blog The Daily Caller is allllll too happy to point out that actress and humanitarian Ashley Judd, who is…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Mexican Town Bans Slutty, Slutty Miniskirts & Gay, Gay Cross-Dressing

Because no man in the history of the world has ever been able to control his rape-alicious sexual urges, a Mexican town has banned women from wearing slutty, slutty miniskirts.

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 9:40 am

The Soapbox: Taylor Swift Is Allowed To Have A Lot Of Boyfriends, OK?

A few years ago, a favorite subject of conversation in pop culture writing was about Taylor Swift’s perceived “slut shaming” in her songs. Need I remind you of the song…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2013 - 11:00 am

Frisky Rant: Slut Shaming Doesn’t Have A Silver Lining

When I sat down to watch “Silver Linings Playbook,” I had high hopes. Friends whose opinions I respect loved the film and praise for her performance has made Jennifer Lawrence…

Carrie Nelson | January 28, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Swedish Teens Riot After Slut-Shaming On Instagram

High school students in Sweden staged a riot after a 17-year-old student posted a question on Instagram asking for “sluts” to be identified, which garnered a list of 200…

Jessica Wakeman | December 19, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Chescaleigh Responds To Slut Shaming By Jenna Marbles

A bit of background: YouTube star Jenna Marbles recently did a video called “Things I Don’t Understand About Girls: Sluts Edition” and it was fairly horrible. First of all, Jenna…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2012 - 12:30 pm

On Jenna Marbles’ “Things I Don’t Understand About Sluts” Video

Last week, Jenna Marbles, a very popular comedic YouTube vlogger, posted this video, called “Things I Don’t Understand About Girls: Slut Edition.” One of The Frisky’s favorite Tumblr bloggers, The

The Coquette | December 17, 2012 - 10:00 am

16-Year-Old Saudi Arabian Olympian Called “Prostitute” For Competing

Two women made history at the 2012 Olympics for being the first-ever female Saudi Arabians to compete in the Games.

But one of those young women, Wojdan Shakerkai,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Meghan McCain Saw A Therapist Because Everyone Was Trashing Her Body

“I don’t even feel like it was a mistake anymore. I don’t really believe in the concept of mistakes. Now I’m very sensitive to any pictures taken of myself at…

Jessica Wakeman | March 13, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Rush Limbaugh Broke An (Obscure) Florida Law Against Slut-Shaming

God bless Gloria Allred: the attorney has fired off a letter to the Palm Beach County Attorney’s Office to notify them that their most noxious resident, Rush Limbaugh, broke the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Jon Stewart Takes On Rush Limbaugh Over “Slut” Slur

Jon Stewart took on Rush Limbaugh’s “slut” slur on last night’s show and put it best, as always: “Personally, I don’t get too worked up by the things Rush Limbaugh says…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Patricia Heaton Attacks Sandra Fluke Over Twitter

 I know you were all breathlessly waiting to hear what Patricia Heaton, who played the wife on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” had to say about Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke’s public…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2012 - 11:20 am

Meet Our Future First Female President, Maybe

So, apparently this video is a few months old, but I don’t care — YouTube user astrorice is an amazingly articulate and wise 13-year-old girl who impressed the pants off…

Julie Gerstein | January 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Girl Barred From Final Exam For Wearing Skinny Jeans

Rachel Vermillion, a senior at Bringham Brigham Young University in Idaho, was barred from taking a final exam because a male college employee deemed her skinny jeans too tight and not…

Stefanie Blejec | December 9, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Girl Talk: Why Do Girls Slut-Shame Each Other?

There’s that scene in “Mean Girls” where Tina Fey, exasperated by the high school antics, shouts, “You’ve got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it…

Rachel White | July 6, 2011 - 12:59 pm

Girl Talk: My Boyfriend Made Me Feel Ashamed Of My Sexual History

It started when I spotted an ex-boyfriend barreling toward us down the street. My pulse jolted, and I grabbed my current-boyfriend’s elbow and tugged him across the road, darting yellow…

Allison Winn Scotch | June 27, 2011 - 1:00 pm