Monthly Archives: October 2013

10 Things We Hate About Halloween

10 Things We Hate About Halloween

It’s hard to be a feminist on Halloween.

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Having cancer the pink, fun, sexxxay way: a step-by-step guide for girls

Having cancer the pink, fun, sexxxay way: a step-by-step guide for girls

You know what’s awesome? When efforts to eradicate a horrible disease are co-opted, branded pink and turned into sexy fun times. Oh wait — that’s not awesome at all. Welcome to breast-cancer awareness month.

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Stop Victim-Blaming, Start Listening

Stop Victim-Blaming, Start Listening

Another columnist suggests that the best form of rape prevention is for college women to stop getting so wasted. Jen Zoratti argues that rape prevention ought to target rapists.

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Major labia! It’s A Bloody Vagina! (NSFW)

Major labia! It’s A Bloody Vagina! (NSFW)

Artist puts a bleeding vagina on a T-shirt, public freaks out about it. Why Petra Collins’ Period Power shirt is provocative in all the right ways.

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In case you forgot, your body isn’t for you

In case you forgot, your body isn’t for you

The objectification of female bodies for the titillation of men is all around us and Marlo Campbell has a first-class example.

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Is Miley a victim, though?

Is Miley a victim, though?

Sinead O’Connor recently wrote an open letter to Miley Cyrus, ostensibly because Miley said Nothing Compares 2 U served as the inspiration for her Wrecking Ball video. Jen Zorratti isn’t feeling it.

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Not cool, Mindy. Not cool.

Not cool, Mindy. Not cool.

Jen Zorratti loves her some Mindy. What she doesn’t love is when the show makes light of rape, and last week’s episode did exactly that.

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