"Not Rape Epidemic": The Modeling Industry Is Anything But Immune

The modeling industry sets up camp at the crossroads of youth & beauty and age & wealth — and moreover, it's an arena where those qualities cleave to the most predictable gender and power divide. » 12/30/08 2:00pm 12/30/08 2:00pm

The Unfuckables...The Sequel

After the comment thread in last night's post » 9/19/08 12:40pm 9/19/08 12:40pm about the f'idiotic things men do when attempting to get laid, I was unsurprised that the birth rate was declining in the Western world. But then I read Feministe Jill's those of and I'm now surprised that we actually manage to breed at all. And if you didn't get in on…

We Challenge A Man To Walk A Mile In Our Heels, Part 2

Click to viewPreviously, we challenged Street Carnage's Gavin McInnes to walk a mile in a pair of high heels. He quit after about a block. But later that day, we were able to convince him to meet us at a park in Brooklyn to see if he could do four laps-equaling one mile-around the track. And he did! (And he bitched and … » 7/30/08 3:00pm 7/30/08 3:00pm

We Challenge A Man To Walk A Mile In Our Heels

To continue our series of "What it Feels Like for a Girl" » 7/29/08 3:00pm 7/29/08 3:00pm - in which we make men do some of the more of "femininity" - we decided to challenge a man to walk a mile in our shoes... three-inch heels to be exact. We took 's Gavin McInnes - a man known for his unyielding insistence on women wearing and model for our -…

Making It With Makeup: How To Get A Great Night Look

So! For Part 2 of our instructional makeup series, we show you how to take your face from a day look to a night look with help from our good-sport model, Street Carnage's Gavin McInnes. Gavin actually welcomed a baby boy into the world this morning (congrats!), and it warms our hearts that his son will grow up with the … » 7/23/08 5:00pm 7/23/08 5:00pm

Making It With Makeup: How To Get A Great Day Look

Whenever I'm asked to give advice on applying makeup, it makes me a bit uncomfortable because 1) I'm not a makeup artist and therefore not necessarily qualified and 2) it just seems like something more appropriate had Condé Nast would've actually bought Jezebel. But we've finally worked out a way to create a series of… » 7/22/08 4:00pm 7/22/08 4:00pm

How Being A Woman In Politics Can Help, And Hurt

Does the smiling bride in this photograph seem ever-so-slightly familiar? That's because this is Margaret Thatcher in 1951, 8 years before she won her first election. In fact, it's before she "prettied" herself up in order to win that election, if the new film Margaret Thatcher — The Long Walk To Finchley and her former… » 6/06/08 1:30pm 6/06/08 1:30pm

Are Men Less Likely To Be Depressed Because They Don't Even Know What…

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has announced that while 18 million Americans experience depression every year, one in eight women get depressed, which is twice the rate of depression in men. Twice the rate. In addition, depression hits minorities the most: Middle-aged Hispanic women have the highest rate, then … » 4/30/08 12:00pm 4/30/08 12:00pm