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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

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

Sandra Fluke Talks Rush Limbaugh’s ‘Slut’ Smear On “The View”

Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University Law student who was called a “slut” and a “prostitute” by Rush Limbaugh last week, appeared on “The View” this morning. She utterly floored me…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Advertisers Drop Rush Limbaugh After He Calls Woman “Slut” On Air

UPDATE, 3/3/12 at 6:30p.m: Rush Limbaugh issued an apology on his web site today to Sandra Fluke, a young woman he referred to earlier this week as a “slut” and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2012 - 6:30 pm

Sandra Fluke Will Not “Be Silenced” By Misogynist Blowhards Like Rush Limbaugh

“I guess my reaction is the reaction a lot of women have when they’ve been called these names. Initially you’re stunned but then, very quickly, you’re outraged because this is, historically,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 2, 2012 - 2:40 pm

The 10 Proudest Sluts Of 2011

Slut. It’s an ugly word, isn’t it? Especially when it’s flung at you by some jerk who thinks the worst way he can insult a woman is by impugning her…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 9:00 am

Today’s Lady News: Be Careful, Trick-Or-Treating Sluts!

Be careful, trick-or-treating sluts, because you might get raped! A conservative think tank-er named Charlotte Allen penned a piece for the Los Angeles Times about — I think? — how…

Jessica Wakeman | October 31, 2011 - 5:40 pm

9 Proud Sluts In History

Here at The Frisky, we love sluts. When did being in charge of your sexuality become a bad thing? The word first appeared in the English language in the early…

Rachel Krause | October 19, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: MSNBC Suspends Commentator One Week Without Pay For “Slut” Comments

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz was suspended for one week for calling talk radio host Laura Ingraham a “slut” twice on air. Sigh. There are many ways to call out Ingraham for…

Jessica Wakeman | May 26, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Kelly Osbourne Would Rather Be A Bitch Than A Slut

“This is something that my mom taught me when we [were] growing up in the industry and I don’t know how to word this, but you’re either a slut or…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2011 - 11:40 am

Kat Dennings In “Daydream Nation”: It’s Like “Easy A,” But Darker

Easy A,” starring Emma Stone, was a fun flick about a girl branded as a “slut” in high school. Funny it ’twas, but realistic? Not quite. “Daydream Nation” (which…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2011 - 10:20 am

Activists To March On Toronto For A “SlutWalk”

All women are responsible for their own rapes, duh, which is why a Toronto police officer brilliantly advised the female students of Osgoode Hall Law School in January that “women…

Jessica Wakeman | March 30, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Toronto Cop Says Don’t Dress Like A “Slut”

A cop speaking at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto suggested a woman could prevent sexual assault by not dressing like a “slut.” Also, men could prevent sexual assault by…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2011 - 7:40 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

Today’s Lady News: Duke Greeks Hosted Slutty Halloween Parties

Two Greek societies at Duke University sent Halloween party invitations to students that some say are inappropriate. Fraternity Sigma Nu implored women to dress as “a slutty nurse, a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm