The genesis of this post is not one thing in particular, but a many, many things I've seen and read and heard all rolled up like an avalanche that finally needs to be addressed.
Gaydar — the ability to be able to tell who's gay just by looking or talking to them — is a "skill" of debatable merit, but many people like to brag about having finely calibrated systems of working out who's gay and who's not. Of course, when pressed, nobody can ever really put their finger on why exactly they sense…
When I was young, my mother told me it was more important to be smart than feminine.
Just kidding! Science still can't figure it out.
I'm often told that I'm "like a guy,"and I'm expected to receive it as a compliment. Why?
You may know that Angelina's part in Salt was written for Tom Cruise. But as As Jay A. Fernandez writes: "No actress in Hollywood history has been able to chisel out the supremacy Jolie has in a male-dominated genre."
Rebecca Adlington, 19, is a swimmer who trains four hours a day, six days a week. But when she wears a baggy clothes? "People ask me, 'Are you expecting?' I say, 'No, I'm just fat.'"
The latest Photoshop challenge at Worth 1000 is called "Celebrity Steroids: Juicing the Rich and Famous." Participants have given stars like Angelina Jolie, Amy Winehouse and Gisele Bundchen rippling abs, bulging biceps and thunderous thighs. The effect is supposed to be hilarious, or, at least, jarring. But consider…