Topic: slut

How I Stopped Lying About My “Number”

How I Stopped Lying About My "Number"

I learned at a young age that you aren’t “supposed” to tell boys how many people you’ve slept with because they’ll think you’re a gonorrhea-laden slut. Though I was fairly active, I would avoid the topic like a Greenpeace clipboard guy around anybody outside my immediate friend group. The idea of anti-number sharing was concretely said in all our minds. More »

It’s Time To Start The Slut Revolution

It's Time To Start The Slut Revolution

It’s time that we take back the word, “slut.” Rush Limbaugh, in his efforts to degrade and silence women by calling them sluts, has actually done us all a huge favor. For an entire week women’s rights have been at the forefront of media and social networks, as females everywhere express their outrage. The event triggered passion and emotion in women who would normally remain passive and silent, and it has inspired a fresh wave of feminism that can change our world and society. In addition, he has done this during March, which is considered “Women’s History Month.” It is almost like he was actually trying to do us a favor. More »

FOX News Turned Me Into A TV Slut

FOX News Turned Me Into A TV Slut

There’s been a lot of talk in the last week about Ed Shultz calling Laura Ingraham a slut. A talk slut.

Why? Because calling women sluts is bad. Especially when you mean it in a derogatory way. (It’s way better when you’re informing your slut friends they’ve done a good job with something.)

Unfortunately for Shultz, he used the wrong terminology (and seems like a bit of an ass). Perhaps the better term for such women is “news babe.” Because there is decidedly a look that is preferred by women on TV. And especially at FOX. Which I can write about first hand, because the one time I went on FOX News, they made me look like a completely different person. More »