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Sex, Sleeping Beauty & Seven Year Olds

My 7-year-old daughter asked me a question yesterday that sparked a conversation about sex, pleasure, consent, rape, marriage, sexual fantasies, communication and respect. I want to share it with you for a c...

Why I hate “The Big Bang Theory”

At first, the Big Bang Theory as an entire concept seems like a great idea. It’s a TV sitcom that takes a handful of male nerds and has them live in an apartment complex across from a beautiful blonde woman...
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Feminism: A Profile in France

LAVAL, France -- “When the rights of some women progress, the rights of others take on a new light and then all of humanity starts to move.” These words hung in the center of an exhibit entitled Rendons nos ...
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Juliette Frette: Playboy Playmate, journalist?

At first glance, Juliette Frette looks like a typical Playboy Playmate: clear skin, long blond hair, and gigantic breasts. Frette began working with Playboy four years ago doing occasional spreads, which even...
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Feminism is not a Dirty Word

So I've been reading all about this controversy with the cover of Ms Magazine lately. "I Can Haz Feminism?" Jezebel had a post today about an ongoing dispute between Ms. magazine and other self described ...
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Dragonette: Pop with a twist

t's a strangely voyeuristic experience, listening to "Galore," the debut album from Canadian electro-pop band Dragonette, almost like you've accidentally overheard a conversation between singer Martina Sorbara and one of her best friends about her love life. [...]