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Blog Snog: Men’s Bulges Are the New Female Boobs

YourTango: How to peacefully divorce (and spare the kids heartache). Pop Sugar: 20 signs men’s bulges are the new female boobs. The Frisky: “My vagina is not a receptacle.” Nerve: On British Feminist artist Linder Sterling’s 1980′s porn collages. 150 Shades of Play: Got spring fever? Embrace your inner Christian without losing an eye… or your sense of […]

What Every Mom Wants for Mother’s Day

A room of one’s own…specifically, a hotel room…in which to masturbate. That’s the message of the funny music video by The Pump and Dump, called “Hotel Room“: While watching the video, we realized the singer’s voice sounded familiar…and then it hit us: “Walk of Shame“! — another funny music video we highlighted on this site years […]

Understanding Islamic Feminism

“Islamic feminist.” Sounds like an oxymoron, right? But this week’s episode of the PRI radio show “America Abroad,” produced and written by (our amazing friend) Mia Lobel, will get you thinking. This fascinating hourlong podcast called “Understanding Islamic Feminism” covers feminist reinterpreters of the Koran in Egypt, Morocco’s most progressive family law in the East (which makes it […]

Our Favorite Reponses to #HowToSpotAFeminist

You might have noticed this week that an unpleasant hashtag made the rounds on Twitter. #HowToSpotAFeminist was started by one of those mysogynistic wannabe-Howard-Stern drive-time morning DJs (whose name and Twitter handle we will keep to ourselves, as he doesn’t deserve any more attention). The hashtag was meant to get people making fun of burning […]

Out on DVD: Questioning the Kink in “Fifty Shades”

When Fifty Shades of Grey first hit screens this past February, our friend and colleague Gwynne Watkins — who writes for Yahoo, often awesomely about movies — interviewed us about how realistic the kink was. In honor of the movie’s digital & DVD release this week, we’re publishing the initial, unedited and unabridged email questions we exchanged […]

Questioning the Kink in the “Fifty Shades” Movie, in Honor of Its Digital/DVD Release

When Fifty Shades of Grey first hit screens this past February, our friend and colleague Gwynne Watkins — who writes for Yahoo, often awesomely about movies — interviewed us about how realistic the kink was. In honor of the movie’s digital & DVD release this week, we’re publishing the initial, unedited and unabridged email questions we exchanged […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Read “I Take You” by Eliza Kennedy

Have you met Lily Wilder? You should. She’s the seriously funny, seriously sex-driven, and seriously flawed protagonist of the novel I Take You by Eliza Kennedy, which is on sale starting today. Here are five reasons why you should pick up a copy right now… 1. I Take You is a straightforward look at female […]

Blog Snog: The 29 Steamiest Movie Sex Scenes of All Time

YourTango: Do women have the right to expect chivalry from men? Pop Sugar: The 29 steamiest movie sex scenes of all time. The Frisky: Apparently having sex ruins a young girl’s character, according to prom posters in Wisconsin. Nerve: What is that post-sex “glow” that is so obvious, anyway? 150 Shades of Play: Got spring fever? Embrace your inner […]

Wedding Gift Idea: Intimate Art Kit

This has been around for a few years, but the unique product launching site The Grommet just re-featured it in a recent newsletter: The Love Is Art Kit — a way for couples to make abstract art with their naked bodies while they get it on. Jeremy Brown, the South African-born artist who’s created the kit, has been […]

Favorite Podcast: Love + Radio

photo of Ceara Lynch via Love + Radio Ever since Serial, we’ve been looking for a new podcast addiction. And we’ve finally found it in Love + Radio, a podcast from PRX’s Radiotopia.fm, which describes itself as “a collective of the best story-driven shows on the planet.” The stories that drive “Love + Radio” are compelling, […]