Is the Friendzone a Real Thing?
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Is the Friendzone a Real Thing?

#TBT and time for a vintage episode. This one originally went up in September of 2012. Some young men who think of themselves as “nice guys who finish last” commonly complain: “all the girls go for jerks” and lament that the females they are interested in have shoved them into The Box From Which One … Continue reading

Atari for Women, Foucault’s New Book, & History of the Dildo
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Atari for Women, Foucault’s New Book, & History of the Dildo

What Atari was like for women employees. What teens are learning from online porn. The world’s most radical experiment in women’s rights.  What it’s like to be married to a sex worker.  Why Obama’s presidential portrait painter’s orientation matters. Foucault’s fourth and previously unpublished book released. Sex work and cryptocurrency. Why do people in happy … Continue reading

Less Sexist Brazil, Christians at Planned Parenthood, & Birth Certificates for Miscarriages
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Less Sexist Brazil, Christians at Planned Parenthood, & Birth Certificates for Miscarriages

6 tiny habits that can hurt your relationship. 23 secrets sex toy employees want you to know. The Handmaids Tale designer loves seeing her costumes at protests. Can advertising make Brazil less sexist? Immigrant survivors of abuse being listed online on DHS database. The evangelical Christians at Planned Parenthood. Being a young bride in 2017. … Continue reading

Biological Basis of Bottoming, Saving Marriages, & Irish Vulva Carvings
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Biological Basis of Bottoming, Saving Marriages, & Irish Vulva Carvings

From the No Shit Files: guys tell homophobic and sexist jokes out of insecurity, study finds.  What does it mean if your long-term relationship partner masturbates? “Seductive” dress gets girl banned from chess tournament. The nonsensical GOP war on maternity care. Is there a biological basis to whether you’re a top or bottom? Trump’s latest … Continue reading

The Absurdity of Sexist Modesty: Genderless Nipples
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The Absurdity of Sexist Modesty: Genderless Nipples

The #FreeTheNipple movement is generally associated with women increasingly gaining access to the same freedoms men have. The conversation centers around the fact men can often go topless outdoors while women are more restricted. These legal disparities point out the sexist foundations of our social beliefs: that women are inherently “other” and their bodies innately more … Continue reading

Space Gynecologist, Birth Photos, & BDSM Myths
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Space Gynecologist, Birth Photos, & BDSM Myths

What would an ACA repeal mean for real people in Philly? Trump rescinds bathroom rights for trans kids. Candidate for Arizona Governor wants to make sure everyone know he’s into fucking. The future of space travel depends on this gynecologist. New home fertility test for sperm. Bathroom design reinforces sexism. Judge blocks topless ban, citing … Continue reading