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Douching Is All About “Empowerment,” Says Summer’s Eve PR

Yesterday, thanks to Summer’s Eve douching products, I learned that my vagina is “the most powerful thing on Earth and that samauri warriors and medieval jousting was all about fighting…

Jessica Wakeman | July 19, 2011 - 3:20 pm

All The Hags Are Planning Gay Weddings Now


The Frisky is kind of in love with the Disappointing Gay Best Friend web series. Mikala Bierma and Tyler Coates have the current mood of us straight…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Levi Johnston Wanted A Boy For All The Wrong Reasons

Bristol Palin makes many claims against Levi Johnston in her book Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far, which came out on Friday. But one of the saddest came…

The Stir | June 25, 2011 - 10:30 am

Hallmark Made A Card For Black Single Moms On Father’s Day

Hallmark Mahogany, a line targeted toward blacks, made greeting cards this Father’s Day for black single mothers. Bossip points us to the controversy, which pits the recognition of mamas who…

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2011 - 10:20 am

High School Girl Fakes A Pregnancy For A School Project

Craziest. School. Project. Ever.

Gaby Rodriguz, a high school girl in Washington, faked a pregnancy for six months of her senior year as part of a school project…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Women In A Gumball Machine: Is This The Most Sexist Ad For Online Dating Ever?

We know it’s, like, a law that beer and fast food commercials use offensive, usually sexist, stereotypes about chicks and dudes … but online dating sites? This “Femme-o-matic”

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2011 - 11:20 am

I’m Disappointed I Don’t Have A Disappointing Gay Best Friend

Ugh, you know what’s more annoying for a gal than not having a gay best friend? Having a gay best friend that’s a total disappointment in the fun, fabulous,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 20, 2011 - 11:00 am

There’s A Show Called “My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding” About Gyspy Teen Brides

Don’t let anyone tell you reality TV shows are a scourge on American television. We may have “16 & Pregnant” and “Jersey Shore,” but the UK has “My Big Fat…

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2011 - 2:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Dr. Oz Spanked For Naughty Nurses Segment

Time for some triage, Oprah: “The Dr. Oz Show” is in trouble for stereotyping naughty nurses! A November segment featured six women — uh, not nurses — dressed in…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Ladies, You Don’t Want A Recommendation Letter To Call You “Kind”

Bad news, ladies: being described as “caring,” “sensitive,” “kind” or “nurturing” in a recommendation letter can work against you. According to research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Do You Know A D-Lister Who Needs Reality TV Rehab?

Do you know some reality stars from TV who look like they could use a real-life kick in the pants? A “desperate bachelorette” maybe? A “d-bag”? An “angry…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Which Single Woman Stereotype Are You?

In my early 20s, I’d say I was an Organic Slow and Steady. When I was engaged to my fiance, I definitely thought of myself as a Ritual Re-Inventor. And…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 29, 2010 - 4:20 pm