Lindsey Davey

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CW Developing Show About Transgender Teen

The CW is developing a one-hour drama, <i>ZE</i>, about a transgender teen. The show, from the producer of the Academy Award-winning film <i>Milk</i>, will focus on …

Transgender

These Miley Cyrus FCC Complaints Are Amazing

Miley Cyrus's performance at the VMA's the other week (like, years ago in Internet Time, but whatever) was ridiculous, over-the-top, and …

Miley Cyrus

The Guardian Says Teenager 'Let Herself' Be Sexually Assaulted

A <i>Guardian</i> writer recently described one of the subjects of a documentary about teenagers and the internet as a girl who "let herself be gang raped" …

BlackBerry

Kathleen Wynne vows to push Scarborough subway extension despite TTC concerns | The Star

Premier Kathleen Wynne says the Liberal government will railroad through its controversial plan to extend the Bloor-Danforth subway line into …

It Happened To Me: A Recent Trip To The ER Became A Humiliating Lesson In Female Disempowerment

As s.e. smith so aptly pointed out the other day, the medical system is just, well, different in its treatment of those of us who possess female anatomy than for those who experience male privilege. Our needs are less regarded, and our perspective is less represented.<p>However, I live in a small, …

Why Just Telling Men "No" Doesn't Necessarily Work For Everybody -- And Can Even Be Dangerous

It was an unseasonably chilly summer night back in the mid-aughts, and I was walking off another marathon argument with my boyfriend, who still wasn’t home from work. Nocturnal strolls had been a habit of mine since my teens; three nights a week, I'd sneak out the backdoor of the third-floor walkup …

There's Nothing Wrong With Lena Dunham's Body

Like (sadly) many women I know, I've long been engaged in a fraught, dysfunctional battle with my body. Since I was 12 or so, I've spent an unseemly amount of time either obsessively dieting or obsessively scolding myself for NOT dieting. (I use the term "dieting" loosely -- it's not like I've …

Grading Patterns For Plus Sizes

<b>UPDATE:</b> This post is simply an explanation of the difficulties of creating an additional plus size line (patterns or ready to wear).<p>That does not …

THE TRUTH BEHIND BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

Lets get real about mental illness right now. Like, really real. Like, the kind of real that makes most people uncomfortable but is also a total game …

MY LAST KILLER SWIMSUIT OF THE SUMMER: BLACK LACE STYLE

One perk about living in the desert? It's swimsuit season more often than it's not.<p>I find it kind of funny that this summer I've been more in love …

FIND YOUR TRIBE: BY LOUISE GREEN

My name is Louise Green and I opened my own business Body Exchange, in 2008 on a quest to carve out a space for the plus-size community. My goal was …

NOT A FETISH

<i>(Liora K Photography)</i><p>To find my body attractive is not unusual, strange, or bothersome. And it is most certainly not a sign of a mental disorder.<p>To …

RAPE, RESPECT, AND RESILIENCY

Tonight was an outdoor event focused on putting an end to slut shaming and the support of rape survivors. It was a beautiful evening with twinkle …

What We Talk About When We Talk About Balls

Hey, what do we really know about balls, you guys? That they make semen and testosterone. That they are extremely vulnerable, but are bafflingly …

Self Control

Eating Breakfast Does Not Help You Lose Weight

It turns out that breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day. Most weight-loss programs and diets insist that eating breakfast is the key to …

Nutrition

Do Child Offenders Belong on the Sex Offender Registry for Life?

A current lawsuit against the governor of Colorado alleges that juveniles convicted of sex crimes should not be forced to register as sex offenders …

Crime

Surprise! Big Banks are Sexist Bro Fests

Bank of America has to cough up $39 million after settling a lawsuit alleging that its Merrill Lynch brokerage arm systematically discriminated …

Bank of America

Way More Women Still Die From Childbirth Than Abortion

Anti-choicers enjoy pressuring women into giving birth by listing the various (fake) ways you can die from abortion. But having a baby is riskier …

Childbirth

Unintended Pregnancy Rates Rise Among Poor and Low-Income Women

A recent survey by the Guttmacher Institute outlines some sobering details about unintended pregnancy in the United States: as of now, a whopping 49 …

Pregnancy

Fox & Friends Segment on 'Daddy-Approved' Prom Dresses Is So Creepy

Between Gretchen Carlson's idiot suburban mom cosplay and her male cohosts' awkward attempts at amiable harumphing, <i>Fox & Friends</i> is rarely a …

Pop Music

Courtney Love Calls Miley Cyrus a 'Fucked-Up Hillbilly'

<b>Courtney Love</b> said some kind of amazing shit about basically everything that has been going on except Syria.<p>"I liked Miley, frankly. I’m gonna be …

Miley Cyrus

What It's Like To Be A Woman Making Video Games

There’s been a lot of anger creeping into my corner of the internet: Anger about the unequal or insensitive treatment of women and minorities, …

Gaming Industry

Sigh: Sugary, Starchy, Delicious Food May Cause Endometrial Cancer

Cookies, donuts, cake, white bread—you know, what makes food worth eating and life worth living—are linked to an increased risk for endometrial …

Cancer

Here's the First Plus-Sized Show in the History of Fashion Week

Eden Miller presented the Spring/Summer 2014 collection for her clothing line Cabiria last week. This small designer wouldn't necessarily be the …

Fashion Week

New 'Eggs for Boys' To Finally End Brunch-Based Sexual Confusion

Kids in Norway wouldn't know a good egg if it hit them right in the dumb high cheekboned Nordic faces. One company has offered a creative suggestion …

Eggs

Patriarchy is Dead if You're a Rich White Lady

These days, "young women who work how they want and have sex how they want may also quilt and can fruits," so feminists need to stop being so goddamn …

Feminism

Simon Pegg Wants Straight Men to Start Snuggling Each Other

Actors/writers Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been close friends for a long time. Just how close are they? Well, there was a time, back before either …

Simon Pegg

Why the Hell Are On-Screen Interracial Relationships Still a Big Deal?

We're now in year six of sunny post-racial America, and things are going <i>great</i>, right!?! We have a biracial president, and, uh...Halle Berry won an …

Relationships