Posts tagged "women"

For Women, Arousal Comes After Sex

A new study shows that for women, desire follows – not precedes – sexual arousal. Rosemary Bason of the University of British Columbia explains that, “for many women, desire is…

The Frisky | July 22, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Female Movie Directors Kick Ass In The Boys’ Club

When I found out that the director of “The Hurt Locker”—a testosterone-rific movie about a team of soldiers disarming roadside bombs in Iraq—was directed by a woman, I wanted to…

Daniela Guernica | July 20, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Women: The Best Stimulus Package

If you want a job done right, hire more women. According to data from Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs, Columbia University, and Pepperdine University, having more women in senior management…

Daniela Guernica | July 14, 2009 - 10:40 am

What’s In Your Bag?

Some say the eyes are the window to the soul, but when it comes to women, I’d argue that it’s what’s in her purse that offers the real clues as…

Ali Jawin | July 6, 2009 - 4:36 pm

Freezing Eggs Now Does Not Mean A Baby Later

A doctor in England is bursting the bubble for women who are thinking of freezing their eggs. Robert Winston calls egg freezing a “confidence trick” on women, since there is…

Daniela Guernica | July 1, 2009 - 12:35 pm

Women In Saudi Arabia Are Tired Of Buying Bras From Men

Talk about sticking it to the man. A group of 26 women in Saudi Arabia are now “lingerie graduates.” At a 10-day retreat led by an Australian woman, the group…

Daniela Guernica | June 25, 2009 - 2:49 pm

Science Is To Blame For His Wandering Eye

Have you ever berated your boyfriend for looking “just a little too long” at that girl walking by? Well, now he can tell you it’s just science. A new study…

Daniela Guernica | June 24, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Women Lead England’s Rise In Cocaine Users

Cocaine use in England rose sharply in the five years leading up to 2008, according to a report released Wednesday. The average of English individuals aged 16 to 59 who…

Annika Harris | June 11, 2009 - 8:15 pm

Can A Homemaker Be A Feminist?

I was raised by a working, single mother. She went to Stanford, majored in economics, became a public school teacher, wrote a book, and now works as a journalist. She…

Anonymous | June 9, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Israeli Women Compete In Truck-Pulling Contest For The First Time Ever

For the first time ever three women competed in an annual Israeli truck-pulling competition. The female contestants had to pull a 7.5-ton truck (about 16,535 lbs.) 30 meters…

Annika Harris | May 14, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Women Listen Best When Gossiping and Eavesdropping

While you’re more likely to hear women complain about their boyfriends and husbands never listening to them than the other way around, a recent poll discovered that men actually listen…

Wendy Atterberry | May 11, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Who Should Be The New NonSociety Girl?

Yesterday, a breaking news item of epic importance tore its way across the blogosphere. Mary Rambin, the blond, bebobbed, bubbly third portion of the NonSociety crew, was leaving the fold.

Susannah Breslin | April 14, 2009 - 3:00 pm

9 Things I Learned About Women From Editing Maxim

I edited Maxim for four years, and let me tell you, we knew everything there was to know about guys. Like this: All guys really care about is girls. Our… | March 30, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Would You Prefer Brains Or Beauty Or Friendship?

Last week, we asked you whether you’d want to be called a slut or fat. More of you picked slut over fat (1,573 vs. 689). Obviously, perceived promiscuity is a…

Annika Harris | March 25, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Women’s Magazines: Who’s Evolving, Us Or Them?

Women’s History Month should feel different this 2009. We’re living in an epicenter of change and progression. We have powerhouses Nancy Pelosi and Hilary Clinton sitting high in the White… | March 10, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Dressing The Part: Women Who Have Posed As Men

During the most recent Democratic primary, I found myself wondering how things might have turned out differently if Hillary Clinton had spent less time with the glass ceiling and more… | March 3, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Why An Attractive Voice Means A Good Mate: The Science Of Sex

We often think of a deep baritone voice as a sexy one, but it seems too cliché to think that a romantically-inclined crooner like Barry White would actually look the… | February 17, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Center Of All Eyes

I woke one day and decided to be the artist’s model at the local art school instead of being one of the painters/sculptors as I usually am. Most artist’s models… | February 15, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Valentine’s Day 2.0: A New Way To Celebrate

V-Day.” Sounds more like an invasion of Normandy than a day spent celebrating love and romance. And rightfully so. Sometimes the intricacies of preparing for the holiday resemble war-room strategy… | February 12, 2009 - 9:30 pm

How Much Chick TMI Is Too Much Chick TMI?

In “The Great Girlie Gross-Out,” Salon’s Rebecca Traister takes a look at the online phenomenon in which women, mostly young women, share intimate things about themselves that others may or…

Susannah Breslin | February 6, 2009 - 4:30 pm