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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

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

High Schooler Shares Heartbreaking Online Slutshaming Problem With NPR

Adults blame victims of sexual crimes and indiscretions, asking “Why was she dressed like that?” or “Why did she drink so much?”

Adults also use the Internet for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2013 - 4:40 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

How Do We Feel About Pink’s New Song “Slut Like Me”?

A Frisky reader sent me the lyric video for Pink’s new song “Slut Like Me” and asked what I think. To be honest, musically, I think it sucks. But I…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2012 - 3:00 pm

20 Sluttiest Things People Have Ever Done

What’s the sluttiest thing you’ve ever done? I’m pretty sure this has come up in conversations more frequently than some might be comfortable with, but I’ve never seen this discussion…

College Candy | July 6, 2012 - 11:50 am

10 Lessons Only A Slut Can Teach You

If I could have three wishes from a Genie they would be the following: Jason Giambi would happily agree to have sexwith me, drinking beer would dramatically improve my figure…

YourTango.com | June 2, 2012 - 11:30 am

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

Girl Talk: I Use Birth Control For Health Reasons

One spring afternoon when I was in high school in New York City, I had a bizarre health scare. A friend and I had been lounging by the Hudson River pretending…

Sarah Marian Seltzer | March 9, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Get Your “Sluts For Obama” Slanket Right Here

Fact I’m Struggling To Come To Grips With: there is a “Sluts For Obama” slanket. A slanket, you guys! But what we really need to know is if two or…

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Flowchart: Are You A Slut?

Not sure if you’re what Rush Limbaugh considers a slut? Mother Jones has put together this handy flowchart which should clear up any confusion for you. (Hint: if you have a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm