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On Rose McGowan, Caitlyn Jenner, and Womanhood

I REALLY LIKE ROSE MCGOWAN. Her performance as heartless high-school queen bee Courtney in 1999’s Jawbreaker sparked my love for her, and her role as…

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Playboy Bunny: Sexist Relic or Early Feminist Figure?

THE PLAYBOY BUNNY IS AN INTERESTING — AND POLARIZING — CREATURE. With her skin-tight bodysuits, bunny ears, and fluffy pin-on cottontail, she’s an all-American sex…

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Behind Your Favorite Fragrance is Emilie Coppermann

FRENCH PERFUMER EMILIE COPPERMANN had her career ambitions sorted out before most people learn how to read. “When I was eight years old, I could…

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“All-New, All-Different”: Diversity is Coming to Comics

DESPITE POPULAR REPRESENTATION OF COMIC BOOKS as entertainment for boys 8-14 and men who live with their mothers, nearly half of all comic book readers are women.…

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On Veterans Day, Let’s Not Forget Homeless Veterans

  IT’S NO SECRET THAT AMERICA HAS A PROBLEM WITH HOMELESSNESS. We’ve trained ourselves to not notice homeless people when we pass them on the…

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Michelle Waterson: On UFC, MMA, and Not Giving Up

MICHELLE WATERSON IS ONE BAD-ASS BI**H. The 29-year-old is an MMA goddess, and formerly held an Invicta FC Atomweight Champion title. Waterson has appeared on…

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Laura Bell Bundy Gets Skits-O-Frenic, Talks Sketch

IN AN AGE WHERE PEOPLE ARE FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS, there are very few entertainers left who are true triple threats. Laura Bell Bundy happens…

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Study Says No Straight Women Exist, Obviously Bogus

ACCORDING TO A SCIENTIFIC STUDY GONE VIRAL, ALL WOMEN ARE BISEXUALS OR LESBIANS. Yes, you read that correctly. Straight girls don’t exist, at least so…

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On Consent: Is “Yes Means Yes” Too Strict an Approach?

THIS PAST SUMMER, I WROTE ABOUT THE FREEZE RESPONSE – when someone becomes unresponsive instead of fighting or fleeing in an uncomfortable or threatening situation.…

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Athena: How One Piece of Tech Can Help Stop Assault

ACCORDING TO THE RAPE, ABUSE, AND INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK (RAINN), someone commits a sexual assault in America every 107 seconds, which equals about 230,000 victims…

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