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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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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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Death Becomes Her?

Death Becomes Her?

This week, Vice caused a shitstorm with its fashion spread entitled “Last Words,” which depicted famous female writers, who have committed suicide, at the time of their deaths. Think Sylvia Plath kneeling at the oven; Virginia Woolf standing in a river, clutching a stone. Dark, twisted stuff.

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Are you pleasing your man? Uh oh, better take Lybrido

Are you pleasing your man? Uh oh, better take Lybrido

Via a recent article in UK newspaper the Daily Mail, Marlo looks at Lybrido (GET IT?!) which has been nicknamed “the female Viagra.” Take a pill, become horny! What’s not to love about this exciting new pharmaceutical development?

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Words Have Meanings: Her pregnancy, his baby?

Words Have Meanings: Her pregnancy, his baby?

This post may seem at first glance like it’s about Kim Kardashian but it’s not. The tabloid darling everyone loves to hate is merely being mentioned here as a convenient lead-in to the actual topic, which is a particular turn of phrase that often pops up whenever a woman announces she’s pregnant.

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