Thinx Underwear and the MTA May Have Called a Truce Over the Word 'Period'

Earlier this week, the “period-proof” panties company Thinx and New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority seemed to be at odds over the use of the word “period” in some new subway ads. Now the MTA has retreated a bit—the flailing corporation just takes forever to make decisions.
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'Period' Is Too Much for Subway Ads, Says MTA, But Cleavage-Heavy Implant Ads Are A-OK

New York City has rules for their subway ads, which can’t look too racy. And a set of new ads by Thinx, a company peddling knickers for women who’d like the option of forgoing pads and tampons during menstruation, have proven to be just too much for NYC’s (inconsistently) prim sensibilities. »10/21/15 6:50pm10/21/15 6:50pm

Riddle Me This: What Does a Sexy Video Look Like That Isn't Sexist?

I've been watching music videos practically since their birth, or at least their MTV incarnation. They are one of the more absurd art forms around, a roughly three-minute "film" about something that may or may not have anything at all to do with the song, a medium that was once a crucial driver in album/singles sales,… »12/09/13 3:15pm12/09/13 3:15pm

Dicks, Tits and Clits: What Would Equal-Opportunity On-Screen Nudity Look Like?

If you've seen a movie, you've seen tits. You've seen asses like crazy, too, and, obviously, loads and loads of torsos. But overwhelmingly, you've seen tits. You've seen them so much you probably hardly even think about them anymore, and who needs to? They've been exhaustively documented and considered. »2/07/13 2:05pm2/07/13 2:05pm

Someone at NBC Apparently Approved This Creepy, Porny Video of Female Olympians

Have you barfed yet today? Get thee to a drain of some kind before watching this video the pervs over at NBC have put together in order to show their appreciation for Olympic bodies of the 2012 London Games. Unfortunately, to NBC, showcasing the "Bodies in Motion" of the XXX Olympiad means taking footage of… »8/09/12 3:00pm8/09/12 3:00pm

The Top 29 Reasons Why It's Okay to Creepily Stare at Women's Butts

I've never held a particularly strident stance on the issue of men staring at women in public—sometimes it's fine, mostly it's creepy, and the difference hinges on a jillion subjective subtleties. Some women like it, plenty of women do it to men (irrelevant! Power differential!), and anyway, if we make having eyeballs… »3/27/12 2:00pm3/27/12 2:00pm