Posts tagged "soapbox"

The Soapbox: On Cat Marnell & Rubbernecking Drug Addicts

If you’ve been hanging out in the ladyblogosphere, you’ve heard of Cat Marnell. Or maybe you know her as “Cat Marnell, ugh.” Cat Marnell was — until last week —…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: On The 39th Anniversary Of “Roe Vs. Wade”

Yesterday, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, I stopped to be grateful. I am grateful that my 22-year-old daughter has the right to her reproductive freedom and access to…

Andy Kopsa | January 23, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: Why “Ugly” Models Are Bad For Girls

In a scene from “Scouted,” the E! reality TV series premiering this evening — in which model scouts troll the malls, parking lots, and fast food chains of suburbia looking…

Kiri Blakeley | December 13, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Soapbox: Did Kelly Osbourne Really Just Call Christina Aguilera Fat?

“I was never that fat,” Kelly Osbourne said of Christina Aguilera’s look at the Michael Jackson Tribute Concert. Kelly justified her unkind remarks with this: “She called me fat for so many…

Ami Angelowicz | October 17, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Soapbox: I’m Sorry, But I Just Need To Rant About This Stupid xoJane “Plan B” Piece

Sigh … Hold on for a minute, need one more … Sigh. So, I was just over at and stumbled upon an article titled, “Get It Together, Girls! Every…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Soapbox: What’s Your Number? Here’s Why I Don’t Care

The previews for the Anna Faris vehicle “What’s Your Number?” couldn’t make me want to see that movie any less if they added “Exorcist”-style projectile vomiting. The premise, if you have…

Emily Heist Moss | October 7, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Soapbox: I’m Sick Of Online Stalking

I’m waving the white flag here, Universe; I’m officially burnt out on Internet stalking my crushes. I’m sure his Facebook Timeline is gonna to be bitchin’, but I just can’t…

Anna Goldfarb | October 6, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Soapbox: Plus-Size Model Crystal Renn Is Thinner Now — So What?

No matter that in the real world women come in a bevy of shapes and sizes, in the model world, you’re either “regular” or “plus-size.” And for the past several…

Julie Gerstein | September 29, 2011 - 11:00 am

Soapbox: Celebrate Your Dang Anniversary In Person—Not On Facebook!

If you wish your spouse a happy anniversary in the privacy of your own home, does it count? Apparently not. I’ve noticed an influx of wedding anniversary, humblebrag updates on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 20, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Soapbox: You’re Sexy Without The Life-Threatening High Heels

You may have thought the weekend’s biggest news was the hurricane, but there was something even more shocking afoot: People magazine reports that Victoria Beckham had been spotted in flats!

Courtney Martin | August 30, 2011 - 1:00 pm