“When I was thirteen years old I began starving myself. I did so, in short, because I wanted so desperately to be thin. And by thin, I mainly meant white.”
It’s time to use that tool belt for more than just foreplay.
“This could be a recruitment video for The Iggy Azalea School For Basics Who Can’t Rap Good And Want To Do Racist Stuff Too.”
Recently-released survey results from the Gallup Well-Being Project spotlighted the differences between LGBT and non-LGBT men and women’s physical, social, financial, and community well-being, and they didn’t paint a pretty picture for LGBT women across geographic and demographic lines.
“Black motherhood and bodily autonomy has been historically undermined and often robbed from Black women in numerous ways. From this country’s first visions of us as wild oversexed Jezebels able to easily produce the next generation of slaves and doting mammies, caretakers and nannies for our slave-master’s children, we haven’t been seen as individual and capable loving nurturers to children.”
Feminist porn, threesomes, right-wing sex myths, Magic Wands and more.
Students at Mount Holyoke speak up for trans inclusion, GaymerX becomes GX3 to make an important point, gay marriage moves forward in Florida, and Natasha Lyonne and Mary Lambert give us a lot of media worth waiting for. Oh, and an elephant dances with a ribbon.
What to do when you’re just not that into the girl you’ve been dating.
Most people can’t tell that I’m from the South — until I start talking about food.
“I don’t totally have this figured out yet but I bet it’s going to be really great and not weird at all.”
Doing your hair yourself is fun, much cheaper than going to the salon, and probably only moderately hazardous to your health.
A study reveals that 70% of women in STEM have been sexually harassed while doing fieldwork, and 26% report having been assaulted. It’s not hard to see how that would affect their careers.
A call to action against racial bias in law enforcement, MSCL turned 20, “Where’s Waldo” but with bisexuals (basically), hope for India’s LGBT community, pizza cats, small brief yoga, and a wombat joke.
Step-by-step instructions on making a fabulous, easy, and probiotic-rich cheese for the beginning monger.
Emily Yoffe isn’t alone! A lot of advice columnists have terrible opinions that they’re excited to share with bisexuals.
In some Brazilian states, a gynecological test is required to prove you’re fit for a job.
“…We were publicly excluding trans* people who needed to get an abortion but were not women. We refuse to deny the existence and humanity of trans* people any longer.”
“When you unearth one thing you didn’t know about yourself, it can be an opportunity to dive in and know all the things you were afraid to. It’s the scariest thing you’ll ever do and the most valuable.”
Tomatoes are just the best damn thing.
The Feminist Internet is, as usual, scrambling to decide: empowering, or not empowering? If anyone had actually been paying attention to Nicki all these years, they’d already know the answer.