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Pets

No, You Can’t Have a Wolfdog

One of the lesser-known challenges faced by animal welfare organizations is what to do with wolf dogs (or, as we referred to them, wolf hybrids).

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Today, we answer some of your most pressing questions. What would a Recency-era version of Men’s Fitness look like? Can dinosaurs run in heels? Are you fucking kidding me?!?! (We get that one a lot.)

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History

The Real Game of Thrones: Daenerys Targaryen and Empress Matilda

The unexpected heir usurped, bereaved, and whose three children are the key to success…

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

More serious stuff this week than last, but the posts were just too good to pass up. Click on through to read about misgendering raptors, ~*~sarcasm~*~ online, and lots of other cool stuff!

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Over the past week, there’s been quite a bit of coverage of Caitlyn Jenner, so we’ve found a few posts you can use to refute the ignorant haters. We’ve also got lots of good reads about feminism and other social justice topics, pop culture, a bit of science (with an unfortunate side of sexism), and some […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

We’re reading some good stuff this week, including analysis of how some white people are more forgiving of admitted pedophiles than of unarmed black kids who are killed by police, books by writers of color to add to your summer reading list, and the missing men of Game of Thrones. What would you add to this list?

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Open Thread

This Open Thread Can’t Stop Watching Bad Lip Reading

I don’t know why, because they’re not really all that funny, but they’re kind of addictive.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

In case you missed them, here’s what we were reading last week about a recently retracted study, Game of Thrones, and much more. Plus, NSFW pics of a Harry Potter actor that, let’s face it, you’ve probably seen by now, but it can’t hurt to look again, amirite?

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

We’ll have a lot more about the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore in next week’s PoC News update, but we’d be remiss not to include a few posts you might need over the weekend to refute the idiots in your life. In happier news, we’ve also got stories about the Notorious RBG, trolling GamerGaters, and Game of Thrones.

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Music

Winter is Here: The Best and Worst Tracks of Game of Thrones Season 4

We’ve all been ready since the finale last year, but the time has finally come to immerse ourselves in Westeros once more. We’ve been reading the books, consulting psychics, rewatching seasons 1-4 on repeat, and most importantly, listening to the tracks from last season. It was good, it was bad, it was ugly. **No spoilers […]

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Life Perspectives

My Life in Burlesque: On Swagger, Sparkles and (Han) Solo

“I’m just not used to wearing pants!” So said I backstage at a performance of Boobs on Endor: A Return of the Jedi Burlesque (otherwise known as, You Can’t Make This Shit Up). That night I was Han Solo, who in our show is played by a broad in a bra. And really tight, ass-flattering pants that I was […]

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Sex

My Favorite Bisexual

Bi Visibility Day (aka Celebrate Bisexuality Day) was September 23. In fact, this entire week is Bi Awareness Week. I’m bisexual, so hi. And I want to talk about my favorite (pop culture) bisexual.

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Pop Culture

New Faces of Dorne: Game of Thrones Season 5 Casting

What new faces can we look forward to in Season 5? HBO released a video at ComicCon with nine (count’em! nine!) new characters.

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This Week in Misogyny

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 […]

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Books

Unpopular Book Review: “Divergent”

I know I’m late to this party, but, well, it’s no Hunger Games. (Warning: spoilers!)