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The evolution of the groupie
Aug. 2, 2013
The romanticized era of "Band Aids" may be over, but the modern day Penny Lanes still don't deserve our slut-shaming.
Why we need more complex female film characters
Jul. 9, 2013
The new Chicago film "Jessica" brings a complicated woman to the forefront of her own story.
Can black public figures ever be good enough?
Jun. 27, 2013
Regardless of what Beyonce or Rihanna or Michelle Obama does, they will get criticized for their actions.
How growing up Disney shapes gender roles
Jun. 7, 2013
If your favorite childhood movie revolved around a Disney princess and her prince, you may have grown up with some very unrealistic expectations of how relationships work.
Social media and porn stars: just like us?
Jun. 5, 2013
Twitter and Vine have become the primary outlets for porn stars to connect with their audiences in ways that are much more personal (and far less titillating) than one might think.
The great weight debate
May. 21, 2013
actress Zoe Saldana is fine with revealing her weight to the world. Other women? Not so much.
Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy
May. 14, 2013
Jolie wrote about her recent surgery to remind women that giving up their breasts does not mean giving up their womanhood.
Elizabeth Smart decries abstinence-only sex ed, and her message hits home
May. 8, 2013
As a former Catholic school girl whose "sex education" consisted of pro-life scare tactics and virginity worship, I can understand why Smart felt too "dirty" to leave her captors after being raped.
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