Dispatches from Ladyblogland

We’re falling for Dispatches this week.

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This Week in Misogyny: Happy Birthday, Roe v Wade!

Roe v. Wade turned 41 years old yesterday. Happy birthday, choice! Here’s hoping for many more. We’ve got some good news in the abortion fight, mixed news in advertising, and a bonus section on LGBTQ issues. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: Happy Birthday, Roe v Wade!

“It’s Just So Unlike You”

[Trigger warning for discussion of weight, body size, plastic surgery.]

My husband told me this the other night when I brought up something I’ve been contemplating over the past few weeks.  Read More “It’s Just So Unlike You”

Happy Almost Valentine’s Day: Your Hair Is Old And Your Labia Are Superfluous

Guys, I didn’t know it, but I have 4.27 signs of aging hair.

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Own It

In fifth grade, my best friend got a bra; I let my mom know that I definitely needed one more than my friend did, so we went shopping.  I got a Little Teen Miss white training bra with a pink bow, and I wore it and giggled when the boys tried to snap it.  In sixth grade, the novelty had worn off and I wore a bra only sometimes until another girl told me that I needed to wear one because I “jiggled.”  Read More Own It

The Apocalypse is Nigh: Bridalplasty on E!

Oh for the fuck of shit.  I’m sorry for the salty language, but trust me the ladies at my childhood church would be saying the same thing.  It really is the end times, and some sort of supreme being is going to come flying down here on a hover Roomba and get us all with floods, face-eating bedbugs and lightening bolts. Read More The Apocalypse is Nigh: Bridalplasty on E!