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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Views you can use, science, and April Fool’s jokes done right. Fun stuff!

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s a few things we recommend reading over the break.

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Gift Guide

Gift Guide for Geek Kids

A decade or so ago, a kid would be crushed to be labeled a geek. Nowadays, some kids wear the term like a badge of honor. “Heck yeah I’m a geek! I like comic books and video games and science and tech stuff!” If you’ve got a geek kid in your life and you need […]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Would Like to Invite #GamerGate to Kiss Its Ass

Bring it on, brosephs. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Feminism

Wear Your Superheroes Day, Feminism, and Geekdom

October 1st was Wear Your Superheroes Day. I just found out about this event randomly through a Facebook post and cannot be more excited behind how it came to be and what the event’s is about. 

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

From Miss America to Shonda Rhimes, ladyblogland has it all!

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Persephone Bracket

TV Bracket: Fabulous Women of the ’70s Nominees

Everyone grab your bell bottoms, your maxi dresses, and your best costume jewelry; it’s time for a trip back to the seventies, to nominate all our favorite lady characters. 

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny has a #SolidarityHashtag

Are you ready for some misogyny? Yeah, me neither. But if we must… read on for an update on the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, to see why Jezebel made my list of terrible people, and for a healthy dose of venting courtesy of our friends at Pajiba. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: New Year, Same Old Shit

Welcome to 2014! Things don’t seem to be much better here in the future, do they? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for the Host with the Most

With the holiday season comes a seemingly endless array of parties, gatherings, and events to which one may feel inclined to come bearing a gift. 

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: We Can Be Wonder Woman

This week, the We Can Be Heroes campaign created by DC Entertainment is featuring none other than Wonder Woman herself.

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Feminism

Superhero Sexism: Damsel in Distress Undies and Pink Wonder Woman

Summertime is superhero season. The blockbusters hit the theaters, themed birthday parties are thrown, and merchandise is everywhere. If you happen to be a girl, your superhero-themed merchandise is limited to female characters. If you’re lucky, you get access to all characters, but they’re covered in pink or glitter or shiny and come in a […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Birthday Wishes, 2/28/13

So February has come and gone again. It feels like we were just talking about the New Year, and now 2013 officially has two months on us.

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Argue About Ladyblogland

Ladybloggers love us some ladyblogs, so here’s what we’ve been reading all week.