One Size Does Not Fit All: The Trans Experience

“For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman.” -Bruce Jenner

I had been dreading this day for a few weeks now. The Event had been on my mind and I am sure other trans people’s minds for a while. We had all seen the tabloid headlines proliferate over the last year, and especially over the last few months. Read More One Size Does Not Fit All: The Trans Experience

This Week in Misogyny Will Not Break the Internet

Butts, y’all. And also some real news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Will Not Break the Internet

This Week in Misogyny: So Far, 2014 Kinda Sucks

One of the Steubenville rapists got to walk free this week, the pay gap may be even screwier than we thought, and Katie Couric is basically terrible. But 2013 was a big year for the Bechdel Test, and we’re starting 2014 with the first woman to run the Fed. So that’s something. As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply. Read More This Week in Misogyny: So Far, 2014 Kinda Sucks

Lunchtime Poll: Engagement Stories

My favorite celebrity got engaged to himself yesterday in ATT Park in San Francisco. Wait, what? Kanye did not get engaged to himself? So my birthday mate, Kim Kardashian, got a nice big engagement story from Kanye thanks to his proposal.  Read More Lunchtime Poll: Engagement Stories

What Are You Willing To Do For A Reality Show?

I have a confession to make: I watched Kim Kardashian’s 97-hour wedding extravaganza on E! this week.

I’m not ashamed, but I’m also not going to be writing about the actual show. Instead, I want to talk about why people do reality television, and if they care about how they are portrayed, even if it is just all for exposure. Read More What Are You Willing To Do For A Reality Show?

Recap: Project Runway, Episode 9.3: “Aren’t Models Tall Enough Already? Geesh!”

It’s time again for Project Runway, a meringue of a show featuring kids young and old who come to New York City with nothing more than a dream, a battered sewing machine, and enough smack talk to fill a dump truck.  Read More Recap: Project Runway, Episode 9.3: “Aren’t Models Tall Enough Already? Geesh!”