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In honoring the classic holiday song originally performed by Frank Loesser – I really can’t stay…say, what’s in this drink? – the Bloomingdale’s 2015 holiday catalog features a well-dressed woman laughing, head thrown back, while a man, troubled that he's caught in the Friend Zone, watches her with intent. A phrase floats between them at eye level, giving illegal and terrifying holiday party advice: “Spike your best friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.” How can you do this thing to me? As we wrap up 2015, around...
Take a time out from the turkey this year, and instead host a Thanksgiving dinner with a menu inspired by your favorite feminist icons We all know that today’s interpretation of the first Thanksgiving is kind of a sham—we’re pretty sure there was no congenial corn-cob sharing between the colonizing pilgrims and the Native Americans they persecuted. But don’t get us wrong, we love this holiday! Who doesn’t want to gather their friends and loved ones, eat kickass food like it’s going out of style, and...
Drop everything you’re doing this instant. Margaret Cho just debuted her new single, "I want To Kill My Rapist", on PerezHilton. It is a brilliant revenge anthem for sexual assault survivors, featuring an army of women and girls training to hunt down and kill their rapists. Cho has always been bluntly open about her history with sexual assault and how critical it is to have a truly open dialogue about it. Watch her video here: On the importance of “cathartic rage,” Cho had this to say: “I do not...
When genderfluid model/actor Ruby Rose hit the mainstream on Season Three of Orange is the New Black, the Internet exploded with lust, and the reverberations are still being felt months later. Her piercing eyes, edgy haircut, ample tattoos, and languid swagger have tingled the nether regions of nearly everyone with a Netflix account. Straight women everywhere announced online that they would “go gay” for the statuesque and Bieberesque Rose. And as expected, the LGBTQIA community reacted with Ye Olde Internet Outrage.  It’s certainly a concern when...
Q: I’ve been seeing a new guy for about a year, and we have decided to be non-monogamous. Other relationships I’ve had haven’t lasted this long, or I wasn’t this emotionally invested, so non-monogamy wasn’t an issue. I’m still having trouble with feelings of jealousy and low self-esteem, even though he has told me that he loves me and he isn’t going anywhere. –Open Season A: As you’ve already begun to discover, issues that can affect a relationship with one partner can (and usually do) show up in...