by Ann LaBar “How would you like it if I were dancing with a dead shark?” My five-year-old daughter asks from the back seat. And I remember an old lover who after […]
Why Is It So Hard for Women to Write About Sex?
“But does that mean we experience desire in the same way that men do? My lust tells me we don’t. Mine, I confess, isn’t blind or monumental or animal. It comes with […]
by Francesca Lia Block this spring is like that man in the white shirt radiating heat even from his thumbs standing so close we steal each other’s air a wedding band glaring […]
By Julia Connolly When I signed up for the class through the college’s lifelong learning program I didn’t realize I’d be the baby of the group. To a person, every other member […]
Pray for Jennifer Lawrence!
By Susan Lilley Nah, super-starlet Jennifer Lawrence does not have leukemia, nor is she on a Lindsay Lohan-style spiral into shame and infamy. She will never lapse into empty Kardashian fame, because […]
Sisterhood is Necessary
By Julia Connolly It was bad. I’d been in bed for three days, depressed, crawling out to handle only the most necessary of motherly duties. On the third day Stacy messaged me […]
Not So Minor Characters: The Beats’ Female Voice
By Monica Wendel Last weekend – an icy one in which I was batting that energy-draining combination of hangover and new-semester cold – a friend pressed a copy of Joyce Johnson’s Minor […]
Other People Will Call Me a Rebel
Reblogged from The Other 98%.
Reblogged from YouTube: On what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women. Watch French actress, writer, and […]
The Imperfect But Honest Image of a Woman’s Body
Reblogged from The Guardian: How radical and provocative is an honest image of a woman’s body? Beth Whaanga, a mother of four from Brisbane, Australia, is finding out after posting images on […]