Usually I can easily ignore the rambling of “Nature’s Children” like Shailene Woodley, Gwyneth Paltrow and the like. But after GOOP/Paltrow’s tip about steaming your vagina, well, I steamed all right. From my ears.
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
This week’s dispatches have it all: Comedy! Drama! Gravity-defying stunts!
Get your clicking fingers ready, because ladyblogland delivered this past week.
I spent a year and a half as the community manager for a major tampon and pad brand. I enjoyed opening with this at parties beacuse it always got a good conversation going. As a pro-woman, ra-ra feminist, I genuinely liked working with this brand and I learned a lot about the awesome people who genuinely want to do away with the period shame. Read More Everything I Learned About Periods Working for a Major Tampon Brand
I didn’t read much last week because I was moving, but I managed to squeeze in a few of these gems from the ladyblogosphere. What did you read?
Greetings to all you lovely folks out in blog land. I wanted to do things a wee bit different this week, because a girl needs some goddamn beauty sleep every now and then, m’kay? Instead of our normal question and answer diddle, I wanted to post a happy testimonial in regards to our old sister column, Frisky Feminist, and the article that made us happen. We aren’t just working in a vacuum! You love us! You really love us! Read More Happy Endings And Even Better Beginnings
Another week done
The scream, vaginas and moon
Rest up for next week