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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

We’re fangirling this week because we’ll be crossposted at Everyday Feminism and Racialicious. You like us! You really like us! (We like you, too.) Want to know what else to read? Check these out!

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Bodies

Do Women Want to Be Objectified? Um, No Thanks

In a recent Huffington Post interview, Cameron Diaz inexplicably said that “”¦ every woman wants to be objectified.” But what does science say?

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Perspectives

Becoming a Sexual Subject, or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Objectifying Men

When I was thirteen years old, during the summer between eighth grade and high school, Sam Keasbey* gave me my first chaste kiss on an overturned row boat at the edge of an irrigation inlet off Howard Lake. In response, I stuck my tongue in his mouth.

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Perspectives

Real Dolls, “Guys and Dolls,” and Me

This past week, I was reading Arielle Loren’s piece, “Yes, There Are Men That Date Life-Size Dolls,” a look into the world of Real Dolls, their owners, and the documentary that brought them into the light. For those who may not know, Real Dolls are life-sized dolls predominantly used for sex (though not exclusively). Manufactured by […]

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Life

Would You Like a Stack of Old French Playboys?

[NSFW] I recently came into possession of a stack of  French Playboys from the early ’90s. They were a vestige from a former occupant casually left behind or my friend, the new renter. She took one look and ceremoniously handed me the box saying, “You have to look at these, they are incredible,” and so […]