Posts tagged "women"

Study Shows Men Eat More Pizza Around Women As Mating Technique

To file under the list of endearing and ridiculous things humans do to attract each other, recent polls have shown that straight men will eat almost twice as much food…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 19, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Why Funny Women Don’t Like Cowardly Men

Rather than focusing on the internalized prejudices of men who crave women who will themselves smaller and more likable in the face of patriarchy, I’d rather focus on the funny

Bronwyn Isaac | November 19, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Women Prefer Average-Sized Dongs Over That Giant Trouser Snake, According to Science

Rejoice, mediocre-dicked men far and wide. Science has now proven that women actually prefer your standard, average-sized pickle, not the giant looming kielbasa that many men yearn for and few…

Megan Reynolds | September 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm

The All-Consuming Power Of Invisibility

To choose invisibility as a woman is to take the power back. …

Rachel C. Weingarten | August 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm

My Reaction To “Men React To Their Girlfriends Being Catcalled”? BLAH BLAH BLAH

There is a strange, pervasive trend in the great content scheme that, for some reason, highlights the reactions of men to things that women experience and go through every single…

Megan Reynolds | July 29, 2015 - 10:00 am

Meryl Streep Funds A New Lab For Women Screenwriters Over 40

She’s really the best. …

Megan Reynolds | April 20, 2015 - 1:40 pm

Beauty IRL: I Want A Signature Scent, Dammit

Am I less of a woman if I don’t have a signature scent?

Megan Reynolds | April 15, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Sexism In Onscreen Workplaces Is Even Worse Than In Real Life

As if we needed another reason to prove just how bad women have it, ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight blog pointed out this grim statistic: the onscreen workplace is even more sexist towards…

Beejoli Shah | March 11, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Medicating And Oversimplifying Women’s “Moodiness”

I wanted to like Julie Holland’s opinion pieceon “Medicating Women’s Feelings” in the New York Times yestesday, but I couldn’t. Her first sentence in a piece about the dangers of…

Katrin Higher | March 2, 2015 - 10:15 am

Do Men Think Your Hobby Is Sexxxxxy?

Today in news that’s exactly zero percent shocking, the Journal for Creative Behavior released a study that tells you nothing you didn’t already know about what men and women find…

Beejoli Shah | January 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Watch President Obama Call Only On Female Members Of The Press At His Year-End Press Conference

President Obama held his last press conference of 2014 today, and when it was time for questions, he intentionally called only on female members of the press. Press Secretary Josh…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 20, 2014 - 10:00 am

SHOCKER: Eric Bolling Said Something Stupid About Women

I avoid Fox News entirely for exactly this reason. Every time I watch a clip from Fox News — excepting Bill O’Reilly’s sympathetic monologue about the injustice of Eric Garner’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 15, 2014 - 11:15 am

23 Moments From 2014 Women Are Happy To Leave Behind

Between Beyoncé’s awesome feminist performance at the VMAs, the #YesAllWomen movement on Twitter and Malala Yousafzai winning the Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 was quite the year for women. Unfortunately, you…

Huffington Post Women | December 9, 2014 - 12:45 pm

17 Common Struggles Of Being Sarcastic (In GIFs!)

I’m sarcastic. I’m not just sometimes sarcastic, like in awkward situations where I feel on the defensive or in other scenarios where I’m tying to hide my true emotions. No,… | November 25, 2014 - 3:45 pm

10 Lessons You Learn From The Assholes In Your Life

The world is filled with assholes. They are everywhere. They hit your parked car without leaving a note, cut you off while waiting in line at Whole Foods and literally…

Huffington Post Women | November 17, 2014 - 12:45 pm

“Talking While Female” Explores Why High-Pitched Female Voices Are Stereotyped

This video by NPR takes a look at the sense of credibility that comes along with a lower, more “solid” sounding voice and where that stereotype leaves women with higher-pitched…

Claire Hannum | October 31, 2014 - 2:30 pm

21 Movies That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women

There’s something magical about movies. Whether you’re watching one in a dark theater, on a couch with some popcorn, or under the comfort of a blanket in your own bed,…

Huffington Post Women | October 30, 2014 - 2:45 pm

4 Problems I Have With VProud, The New “Troll-Proof” Social Network For Women

So there’s a thing called VProud that’s supposed to be a social network for women and I don’t love it. It’s a forum, basically, and every topic starts with a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 30, 2014 - 2:30 pm

My Friend Dated My Rapist

Six days ago, a nicely-dressed man waiting on the platform for the 6 train zipped down his fly and exposed his penis to me. I turned around and hid behind…

Huffington Post Women | October 25, 2014 - 10:30 am
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