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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s everything to read when you’re chilling after turkey.

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Perspectives

Celebrating PMS

I, like many women, am prone to PMS.

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Perspectives

Photographic Memory

Once upon a time I was a photographer. Semi-professional.

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Perspectives

Yeah, I’m Angry. Now What?

“The worst thing you can call somebody is crazy. It’s dismissive. I don’t understand this person, so they’re crazy. That’s bullshit.” – Dave Chapelle What is anger? What does it look like in women or more importantly, what is it expected to look like in women?

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: 6/14

Hi, team! So this is a weird time of year, eh? Some people are in a great mood because the rhythm of their lives is switching over to “summer,” while those of us for whom “summer” is nothing but a hotter time of year are feeling a little cranky.

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Op Ed

Just A Cat Call

[Trigger Warning for Sexual Assault and Rape] Sometimes I feel like I have molten lava boiling right underneath the surface of my skin. It’s been building, and waiting, and accumulating all things toxic. It wants nothing more than to burst through the fortified layers of propriety that society has done its damnedest to levy it […]