Homeless Female Veterans Placed in Frighteningly Unsafe Shelters

Federal investigators from the Department of Veterans Affairs have raised concerns for the safety of female vets living in homeless shelters, many of which have only been approved for men. The shelters in question are part of a federally-subsidized program that received $217 million in 2011 to work in concert with the… » 3/13/12 10:10am 3/13/12 10:10am

Should Women Serve In Special Forces?

Should qualified women be able to enter special ops units like the SEALs who killed Osama Bin Laden? That's what Jezebel founding editor Anna Holmes argues in The Washington Post today. Maybe the question, suggested by a recent study on PTSD and women in the military, is whether the military is ready for them. » 5/20/11 2:35pm 5/20/11 2:35pm

What's So Wrong About Being A Fame Whore?

Melissa Petro, the schoolteacher ousted for writing about her sex-work past, wants you to know she's not a fame-whore. But would that be so bad? » 12/07/10 1:30pm 12/07/10 1:30pm

Stop Hitting On Me.

I've been unsure of how to approach this topic. But I think it must be said. Just because I am a young woman and I am alone does not give you permission to start hitting on me. » 8/20/10 5:07pm 8/20/10 5:07pm

Women Who Want Attention

"She just wants attention" is a phrase I frequently hear. It's in regards to the girl who cut herself, and the girl who was on anti-depressants. Or the girl (this girl, actually) who had anxiety attacks, or the anorexic girl. » 6/25/10 7:00pm 6/25/10 7:00pm