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Pop Culture

On Orange is the New Black, Season 2

Our favorite show that rarely isn’t passing the Bechdel test brought us season two this past Friday, at 3 a.m. EST. I was the there for you readers. Angelina and Alyson will be bringing you episode by episode recaps. This post is for those of us that swallowed our OITNB in one bite, and the rest […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This week finds the elusive perfect feminist, a joke about yeast infections, and the perfect caftan-body diet plan. And of course, an extensive collection of writings about Elliot Rodger and #YesAllWomen.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Doing the Stride of Pride

Because why are we still calling it a walk of shame anyway? Oh right, because people are terrible. Let’s see just how terrible people were this week! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Has Been Around the World

So much misogyny, so little time! We’ve got misogyny in every corner of the globe, more sexism at the Olympics, terrible dating advice, and so much more! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Worst Advice You Ever Read in a Women’s/Young Women’s Magazine

Women’s magazines, no matter which age group they target, are always chock full of really terrible advice. 

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Crossposts

Women In Literature

For anyone that doubts the lesser status of women in the highest echelons of English speaking literature, here’s a great article from last week to get a good reality check, courtesy of the NY Times. Today, ten years into the 21st Century, two of the most prestigious literary clubs in London and New York, are […]

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Crossposts

Business Week Will Make You Fat!

It is the weekend, which means that I spend less time online and more time baking delicious and fatty foods. Which is kinda pertinent to the article that I just came across, on Business Week (via Jezebel) on the effect on BMI of children of working mothers.

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Crossposts

So, you have an addiction? This is how you look like.

Addiction. Chemical Addiction. Substance abuse. Dependence. All of these words are used more or less interchangeably in media. Chances are, if you pick a newspaper in any major city in the Western world, you are likely to come into, at least, one item discussing or mentioning Chemical Addiction.

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Crossposts

Respectable News Outlets and Women’s Appearances

Yesterday I posted that trite fashion feature, courtesy of Time Magazine, about women who looked fat at the Golden Globes Award show. I was shocked that a serious news organization would provide exposure to ideas that are more suitable for TMZ or some Livejournal blogs.