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Tag Archive | "Feminism"

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

Friday, May 24, 2013


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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Your Call: How Can a Woman Enjoy Lots of Sex Without Shame?

Friday, January 4, 2013


photo via Flickr We get a lot of¬†advice questions¬†coming in at¬†EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can‚Äôt answer them all. Which is why,¬†once a week, we turn to you to¬†decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on this woman’s letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.¬† Submit Your Own Question [...]

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Top 10 Women Under 40 Who Push Back

Wednesday, December 5, 2012


This article originally appeared on SundanceChannel.com Inspired by the Sundance Channel’s docu-series PUSH GIRLS, about¬†four outspoken young women in wheelchairs — AMC Networks just announced that they’ve started filming a second season — we decided to write about ten women under 40 who push back in their own way.¬†To help us narrow down the list [...]

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