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On The Map: Something Special for the Ladies

The New York Times and BBC report that eight women-only trains were recently introduced in urban Indian cities. Some may question this form of sex-segretation as a sign of progress, but to female riders, these trains are a space where they can feel free. Humor me while my mind meanders.

She Pop: Are You There, God? It's Me, Miley: On Privacy, Teen Sexuality, and the Miley Cyrus Twitter

So: I went to the zoo today. I thought it would be nice! I live in New York City! It is hard to see animals bigger than squirrels or lap dogs out here, so I imagined it would be very fulfilling and grounding, in some sort of hippie Earth Mother way, to actually see some of those and remind myself that I do not live on a planet entirely composed of Pinkberry outlets. But here's the thing: zoos...

Bed, Bitch & Beyond: Bitch? Yes. Cougar? No.

 

 A while back when a girlfriend and I were walking by a billboard for the Vivica Fox-hosted reality show, "The Cougar." I made some snarky comment about this not exactly being the equality feminists dream of, and the friend gave me a cheeky grin and said, "You know, that older woman is only 39." That's less than five years away, folks. Apparently I don't have long before I go...

How did you celebrate Pro-Life Cupcake Day?

Here's how I spent mine: - Being disappointed upon discovering it wasn't Pro-Cupcake Life Day - Eating leftover cupcakes from Bitch's clothing swap/supporting a woman's right to choose - WONDERING WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE

The Cupcakes for Life Campaign is as crazy as it sounds: literally shoving anti-choice rhetoric down kids's throats.

Bitch Popaganda: Technically Difficult Edition

It’s like The View except we all believe Roman Polanski is a rapist.

Lend your ears to another episode of Bitch Popaganda! Listen in as Kjerstin, Jonanna, and Kelsey discuss the recent sexual transgressions in pop culture, both scripted and not. David Letterman had sex with his employees! Roman Polanski is a rapist! So are Californication’s Charlie Runkle and Mad Men’...

She Pop: Taylor Swift Wants To Ban Access To Your Lady Bits

Ladies, gentlemen: it is time to discuss the pernicious influence of Taylor Swift on our society today.

Oh, I know. I’ve heard all the pro-Taylor propaganda—about how she’s a “good role model,” and an antidote to your Lohans or your Hiltons or your Gagas or whatever other female celebrities are being held up as examples of Moral Decay this week. Taylor is so SWEET. Taylor is...

Bitch Tapes-Soul Train: The Hippest Trip, 38 years later

 

Today’s BitchTapes is a tribute to Soul Train, which saw its syndicated debut on October 2, 1971. As we look back, 38 years later, on this legacy of funk, we see the show did more than open the ears of its fans to the smooth, soul-hits of so many black artists of the time. Soul Train acted as a cultural bridge. For viewers it was THE place to go for clues on...

Marge Simpson is on the cover of Playboy. Yes, you read that right.

So yeah, um, this is happening:

Believe your eyes, folks. Marge Simpson is on the cover of Playboy’s November Issue. W.T.F?

Without You, There's No Bitch

Over 300,000 people are part of the Bitch Media community - reading the magazine, discussing topics on the blog, and listening to the podcast.

Despite this great interest in our programs, Bitch struggles to pay to the bills, even as we keep our expenses low. In order to stick around and keep bringing you smart, witty, and thought-provoking pop culture commentary, we must increase support from...

On The Map: Capitalism + Feminism = True Luv 4Eva

Is capitalism helping feminism or is feminism helping capitalism–or both?

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