Supermodel and musician Karen Elson popped up over at Rookie to answer advice questions from teen readers. Elson offered reassurance to one teen who was feeling self-conscious about her tooth gap, gave another advice about how to have a more constructive relationship with her mother (boundaries!), and helped out a…
Are you overdue for a reminder that your high-heeled shoes are nothing more than pretty, pretty evidence of your status as a quisling to your sex? Well, the Chicago Tribune has an op-ed about the horribleness of heels and the women who wear them.
Last night, Samantha Bee, Cybill Shepherd, Dr. Ruth, Cosmopolitan's editor-in-chief, and a lot of rich people gathered to wish the Pill a happy 50th over steak and cocktails. It was pretty fun, especially when Samantha Bee laid into Cosmo.
If we want to get anywhere, feminists need to quit fighting about waves, generations, and other nonsense. Luckily, we've already started.
Washington Post writer Anne Kornblut moderated an alternately infuriating and inspiring panel discussion Tuesday on reproductive rights, Sarah Palin, and what it will take for a feminist to win the presidency.
What is it about poetry that brings out the worst in people?
In this week's New Yorker, Ariel Levy complains that feminism has turned into "identity politics," focusing on getting women in positions of power but not on what they should do when they get there.