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Tag Archive | "Feminism"

Why “The Killing” Is One of the Best Feminist Shows on TV

Monday, June 3, 2013

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photo by Carole Segal/AMC Okay, if you can get past the fact that the entire series revolves around the brutal murders of pretty young girls, “The Killing” on AMC (whose third season premiered last night) is actually a great feminist television show: - The main character, homicide detective Sarah Linden¬†(Mireille Enos), is a strong, tough, [...]

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People “Lean In” to Facebook’s Policies on Gender-Based Hate Speech

Friday, May 31, 2013

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This is an update of last week’s post (see below): Our book group just read “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. According to its Amazon descrip, she (and let’s be honest, her writing and research team)¬†examine “why women‚Äôs progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the [...]

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“Lean In” Is Great! Facebook, Not So Much.

Friday, May 24, 2013

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Our book group just read “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. According to its Amazon descrip, she (and let’s be honest, her writing and research team)¬†examine “why women‚Äôs progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower [...]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Angelina Jolie’s Boobs

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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photo via Flickr Angelina Jolie wrote an op ed in the New York Times today about her decision to have a preventive double¬†mastectomy¬†in order to greatly reduce her risk of breast cancer, which she had an almost 90% chance of getting due to a “faulty” gene (BRCA1)¬†which greatly predisposes carriers to the disease. Her acting [...]

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Comment of the Week: No Slut-Shaming, Please

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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It’s not the length of the comment, but it’s content. This week, we loved Nikki’s¬†short and to-the-point comment on this week’s “Your Call”: ¬†How Do I Get Over All the Sex She‚Äôs Had Before Me? Ugh. ‚ÄúSlutty?‚ÄĚ What exactly makes her slutty? Having had sex before you came around? Enjoying sex too much? If you [...]

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In Defense of the Slut

Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Our contributor Jewely Hoxie studies Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz (read her blog here). She has this to stay about the slut stigma‚Ķ How many times have you heard people say, “If she wasn’t such a slut…” or, “She’s kind of a slut, but…” or, “I can’t believe she’s slept with [...]

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Anti-Advice: The Top 5 Tricks to Snag a Man

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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photo via Flickr Still single, ladies? Well you can kiss your cat-lady status goodbye! Follow these five simple dating tips and you’ll never be alone again! Because a douchey guy is better than no guy at all. Amen to that! Dress to impress.¬†If you’ve got it, flaunt it. You can’t expect a man to go [...]

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What Did You Think of Seth MacFarlane Hosting the Oscars?

Monday, February 25, 2013

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What did you think of Seth MacFarlane’s jokes at the Oscars?

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Top 4 Reasons Why the Grammys Are Infinitely Better Without T&A

Monday, February 11, 2013

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photo via Jezebel When we began watching the Grammys last night, we had not gotten the memo – the email that CBS had sent out to participants advising them to adhere to the Network’s wardrobe policy: Please be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered. Thong type costumes are problematic. Please avoid exposing [...]

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Naked News: This Week, Sex Is Effed Up

Friday, January 18, 2013

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A new book called Hard to Get says young independent successful women need more guidance about sex than their elders did, thanks to so many conflicting messages. One Jezebel article kinda proves that point by questioning why so many women willingly engage in orgasm-free casual sex. Jumping on the “sex is ruined” bandwagon is this [...]

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