“It is possible to protest misogyny with my legs spread wide open and I am going to just that.”
“According to this poll, we have four ‘alternative’ girls in all of Hollywood and any role that calls for someone slightly outside the ‘norm’ will go to one of them.”
“Studio executives believe that male moviegoers would rather prep for a colonoscopy than experience a woman’s point of view, particularly if that woman drinks or swears or has a great job or an orgasm.”
“It’s just that of all the spectrum riding, genuinely evolving, delicate fixtures of flight in my life, I so love my sexuality being articulated as concrete.”
“Women engineers who were treated in a condescending, patronizing manner, and were belittled and undermined by their supervisors and co-workers were most likely to want to leave their organizations.”
“The original problem wasn’t that the Times chose to report this fact, but that it failed to balance the story with appropriate concern for the girl.”
In which we discuss the most common misconceptions about polyamory and nonmonogamy in an attempt to help everyone be less stupid.
“Who will they demonize if not the gays?”
“But for you to stand on this floor and to suggest, as you have, that somehow this is a procedure that is either welcomed or done cavalierly or done without any thought is preposterous.”
“Nowhere in the Magazine’s definition of “health” is there room for real strength, unless it’s a quarter page of lip service paid to a female body builder who is, I don’t know, sharing her tips for avoiding breakfast pastry cravings and fitting in her workouts between dates and shoe shopping.”
“I thought Marylou was basically Janis from the Muppets, and I thought Dean Moriarity looked like Frank Zappa. I realize this makes no sense but I was 15 and still figuring stuff out.”
“When you’re feeling shy, it’s easy to think that everyone else is a total master of social interaction whose life is basically a neverending parade of back-slapping and bonhomie. But, about 40% of people say they’re shy.”
Fashion is an epic shitshow of misogyny, female oppression, consumerism, body image distortion, racism, exclusionary and corrupt politics, and, oh, I don’t know, maybe even the root of all evil. And yet I still identify vehemently as both feminist and queer. And I love fashion. How is this possible?
You spend way more time thinking about eating than you do thinking about eating her out.
FEELINGS. We have them. You have them. We often need to talk about them, with a professional. Here’s how you can, too.
A lot of us feel like books saved our life during our teen years; also, though, sometimes books can actually save your life! A list of ten YA novels that deal with the themes of suicide for gay youth.
“If we strip lesbian feminism down to its core – to its advocacy of women-oriented female spaces, women-identified women, and an appreciation of the inequalities and violences that still permeate the heterosexual institution – we might find a lot of things worth keeping around.”
Why oh why won’t Chaikenbake give us a decent [or any] sex scene on The L Word this season? In a world where all we seen on screen is heterosexual sex, we need somewhere where are desires are not just validated but portrayed.
“Imagine ten slides. In eight of them, I’m running into walls & people, in one I’m recycling old vocabulary and in the tenth photo I look like a girl who could be okay with everything. The boat sees the tenth photo and because I’m on it, I see it too.”
After spending a week a la boat, returning to real life is no fun. Especially when ‘real life’ means mostly heterosexuals, apartment keys, and work.