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Naked News: Whose Bright Idea Was a Hooters in Park Slope Anyway?

Friday, May 4, 2012

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Having a bad day? Don’t worry, this week the news is light and airy: panda inseminations, professional mermaids, Hooters Heismans and creepy cuddle phones, yippee! Apparently,¬†your dating success depends on how you use pronouns. Funny, we thought it ha to do with appearance, hygiene, education and sense of humor. In no duh news:¬†Park Slope says [...]

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This Week in Porn

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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photo via Flickr It’s been a busy week for porn: A recent¬†study in the Netherlands found that for women, watching pornography reduces blood flow to the visual cortex, indicating that their brain has decided that focusing on arousal is more important than fixating on exactly what’s occurring on the screen in front of them (which [...]

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Naked News: Feeling Frisky? Don’t Go to Hong Kong.

Friday, April 20, 2012

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Are you born horny?¬†Brain scans may be able to predict future appetites for food and sex. Hong Kong is not a good place to have sex. This week’s lightbulb award goes to Sweden –¬†the country just adopted a new gender-neutral pronoun:¬†hen. (This article doesn’t think the idea is quite as brilliant as we do.) Read [...]

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Naked News: The Agony and Ecstasy of Charlize Theron

Friday, April 6, 2012

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photo via Flickr The ladies got a rough deal this week, what with never being taken outside to play as little girls, being left behind by the Right, being told they don’t care about contraception, and getting spit on yet again by Tucker Max and PETA. Fortunately, Charlize Theron got some aggression out (on video) [...]

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My Rose-Wet Cave: The Great Love Lines of Adrienne Rich

Monday, April 2, 2012

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photo of a page from Rich’s “An Atlas of a Difficult World” via Flickr Last Wednesday, the great American poet Adrienne Rich died (1929-2012). If you ever took a “Contemporary American Poetry” class in college, then she surely holds a special place in your artistic heart. In her influential poetry and essays, she explored her [...]

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What Do We Want? An Affordable, Non-Hormonal, Long-Lasting Contraception Option for Men!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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When do we want it? Now! Of course, these kind of things take time and money. And if these things don’t fit the Big Pharma money-making model (take a pill, day after day, year after year, and keep shelling out the dough for it), then getting backing and support is an uphill battle. But¬†Vasalgel¬†seems to [...]

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Naked News: The Right’s War on Women/Porn/Ethics

Friday, March 23, 2012

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photo via Flickr Santorum’s final nail in his own coffin:¬†his promised war on porn… …Because the¬†only thing the Bible Belt loves more than God might be straight and gay porn. Another anti-choice male Republican politician who really gets women:¬†Pennsylvania Governor Tim “Just Close Your Eyes” Corbett. Yes, there really is¬†a bill in Kansas that would [...]

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Doonesbury Takes on State-Rape

Thursday, March 15, 2012

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This week’s Doonesbury comic¬†(in five installments over the course of the week) is taking a harsh, satirical look at how Republican legislation all across America (specifically in Texas) is undermining women’s reproductive rights — and many papers are either refusing to run it at all or else moving it to their editorial pages. The strip [...]

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Naked News: Liz Lemon, Feminist Icon or Adult Baby?

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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photo via Flickr The case¬†against¬†and¬†the case¬†for¬†Liz Lemon, a recent pop culture debate. This is the kind of thing we expect to see created by our favorite indie-arty liberal blogs, not by barackobabma.Tumblr.com –¬†an Orwellian form that employers could have been filling out had the Blunt Amendment made it through¬†last week. This president is so cool. [...]

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Response of the Week: Behold, Our New Twitter Feed!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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A little less than three weeks ago, we received the following letter of complaint. Our official response is posted below it: Dear Em & Lo, I want to express my disappointment in this website for not giving space to any of the major sex and sexual health-related news stories this week.  While I visit your [...]

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