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: Awards Show Edition

New Yorkers, be sure to check out the recommended readings before hitting the voting booth in a couple weeks (you are voting in the primaries, right?) so you can be sure to vote for the feminist candidates, who aren’t necessarily the female candidates. We’ve also got updates on the misogyny of the Emmys, lots of terrible people, some disheartening studies (the one about Fifty Shades readers was particularly interesting, though not terribly surprising), and so much more. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: Awards Show Edition

Why I Think a Sex Strike is Dumb Way to Protest Attacks on Contraception

I love access to birth control almost as much as I love using it (read: doin’ it). So when my access to contraception is impeded or threatened, I get as angry as the best of us. I applaud all attempts to end the attack on women’s right to make decisions about her own body and about her access to birth control. Well, almost all attempts.

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Ask Dr. Susan vs. Ask Dr. Laura: how do I escape from all the sluts?

Once again, I’m going to be tackling some advice that Dr. Laura has given (taken from transcripts on her website ), and look at it from a different, less awful perspective.

If you would like some similar not-awful advice, ask me! I am all-knowing. Except when I’m not. But mostly-knowing.

The question:

“I’m 16 years old and have been reading your book 10 Stupid Things Men Do To Mess Up Their Lives. Lately I’ve been having a problem with the females I’ve been dating. They always get it into their head that they have to do something sexual to keep me happy which is really starting to annoy me. I’d rather be with someone for who they are rather than be sexual with them. Is there any way I can get my dates to stop going for sex as a way to please me?” Read More Ask Dr. Susan vs. Ask Dr. Laura: how do I escape from all the sluts?

Slutty Sunday: We’re Big Sluts! Good For Us!

We’re a bunch of sluts. And that’s nothing to be ashamed of. Read More Slutty Sunday: We’re Big Sluts! Good For Us!