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Tag Archive | "Sexism"

“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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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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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 Wars Won by Women

Thursday, August 16, 2012

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In this, the year of the War on Women, it seems important to take a look back on all the hard-won battles women have poured their blood, sweat and tears into over the past 150 years. Seeing how far we’ve come makes it hard to understand why there are so many people across the country [...]

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Women Kick Ass at Olympics, Still More Ass to Be Kicked

Tuesday, August 14, 2012


photo via Flickr Reuters writer Belinda Goldsmith had¬†a great roundup yesterday of “The Women’s Games”, which is what many are calling the 2012 Summer¬†Olympics¬†(which — for those of you living under a rock — just wrapped up this past weekend in London). Here’s a quick summary of the important stats, but the whole¬†article¬†is worth a [...]

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A Musical History of Wooing Women

Thursday, July 26, 2012


CDZA (short for Collective Cadenza)¬†is a group of mostly Juilliard-trained music geeks (and we use that term in the most loving and respectful way) that “creates musical video experiments” — in other words, fun viral vids that play upon all sorts of musical themes and genres (think¬†“Evolution of Dance”¬†but with live musicians and no dancing). [...]

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