Transphobia Is a Goddamn Embarrassment to Us All

In case you missed it, for almost a week now there's been a jolly olde shitstorme a-brewing between a couple of British feminists and a whole lot of angry trans activists and allies. It started off innocuously enough—it could have begun and ended with a whimper if certain parties hadn't been such unyielding, bigoted… » 1/14/13 7:00pm 1/14/13 7:00pm

This Week, We Totally Contradicted Ourselves

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Julie Burchill Used To Be Really Thin

Okay, I spoke too soon about the great British bitch-champion Julia Burchill. I realized upon seeing her photo that she was, like, my absolute heroine in high school. Because I was one of those suburban high schoolers who read The Face, I was naturally as obsessed with her weight gain as I was with her awesome… » 1/04/08 6:20pm 1/04/08 6:20pm