International Women's Issues

International Women’s Issues: Let’s Give Thanks

After explaining last week’s post topic to my mother, she suggested that I write about something cheerful this week. “It’s Thanksgiving ““ write about what we should be thankful for in women’s rights!” It’s a pretty good idea. The news that gets airtime is usually bad news, and at least in the U.S., the recent […]

The Frisky Feminist

Bum’s the Word

Q: I’ve been toying with the idea of anal sex for MONTHS, literally months, and I can’t get up the courage to try it. Baby steps, yes, but taking that final leap still freaks me out for some reason. I think it’s a combo of the poo issue and the horror stories you hear about […]

Food We try it!

We Try It: Greek Yogurt

So, I’ve been into plain yogurt for quite some time. A good friend of mine pretty much steered me in this direction when he returned from a foreign country several years ago and told me he couldn’t eat flavored yogurt anymore. After more than a year of plain-yogurt consumption, he found that the food-colored, artificially flavored […]


Cooking 101: Baby Steps

Probably the most common thing I hear from people who don’t want to (or don’t think they can) cook on a regular basis is that they don’t know where to start. I’d say the number two comment is that they don’t see why they should cook, when there is so much prepared food available. Before […]