Old Maids And Spinsters: The Best Female Role Models A Teen Girl Can…

As a teenager, I was obsessed with spinsters. I modeled myself after Stevie Smith, Marianne Moore and Barbara Pym, was known to sport gloves and vintage hats and, if you're wondering who's the proud owner of the handle "Spinster@aol.com," look no further. I remember relishing the choice of a wholly asexual persona,… » 10/01/08 3:00pm 10/01/08 3:00pm

Hell's Belles: MTV Looks At The Lives Of Young Southern Women

This weekend, MTV aired a documentary about "Southern belles" that kind of freaked out this Northeastern Jezebel. It's shocking that, in 2008, educated women feel like old maids at 24 years old, yet refuse to ask men out on dates. Such is the case with Leigh Ann, who says her greatest fear in life is becoming a crazy… » 4/07/08 4:00pm 4/07/08 4:00pm