So, Beyoncé did this photo-spread in GQ. And it was sexy. In it, Beyoncé delivers some feminist rhetoric. The author asks: is posing in your underwear for a men’s magazine feminist? The Guardian
Irin Carmon (who wrote for a certain Lady Blog when it wasn’t so embarassing) writes about why people are so pissed about Manti Te’o but no one is saying a thing about the suicide of Lizzy Seeberg, who committed suicide soon after being intimidated by some Notre Dame football players. Salon
The L Magazine has a great article on the still male-dominated side of indie music. Well worth the read. The L Magazine
Not strictly ladyblog news, but relevant to many of your interests: Ryan Gosling likes to knit. And this is not my fantasy. Access Hollywood (I laughed as I typed that.)
To makeup or not to makeup? That is the (feminist) question. SkepChick
If you have issues with Lena Dunham and Girls, please read this review from Racialicious. It’s good.
What is porn for women? Inquiring minds want to know. Slate
Because you do want to know this, here are the details on FLOTUS’ inauguration outfit. Buzzfeed
Say what you will about Beyoncé in GQ, her performance at the inauguration was flawless and made me tear up and feel very patriotic. And honestly, if you can give a perfect performance of the Star Spangled Banner at the inauguration and pull it off flawlessly, you are a professional and deserve a lifetime of applause.