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Sapphic Salon: Sex and Misogyny in the Publishing World

There's a great piece in this Sunday's New York Times Book Review by Katie Roiphe regarding the inclusion of sex in novels by American male writers over time. Roiphe... Read more »

Bitch Popaganda: Douche's Not Dead Edition

It’s like The View, only we won’t call you a hooker. Welcome back to another episode of Bitch Popaganda! Lend your ears as Briar, Jonanna, Danny, and Kelsey try to... Read more »

New Moon's success means women hate sex. Obviously.

OK, I’ll be the first to admit that the whole Twilight phenomenon is interesting. Here at Bitch we’ve written about the movies, the books,... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Austin Couch, Principal Slut-Shamer

The ACLU is suing this week’s Douchebag Decree recipient for being a gigantic douche. OK, so Austin Couch, principal of Churubusco High School in Indiana, is actually... Read more »

On the Map: One Day, One Struggle: A Campaign for Human Rights in Muslim Societies

Today, over twenty organizations in eleven countries will hold “simultaneous events and public demonstrations on topics like protesting customary practices such as honor killings and FGM/C, overturning discriminatory and life threatening laws like stoning or lashing of women, and calling for LGBT... Read more »

Early to Rise: Sex Toys for Smart Guys (and Everyone Else)

We here at Bitch are longtime fans of the Chicago-based feminist sex shop Early to Bed. Imagine our delight, then (and yours too potentially) when we learned of Early to Bed’s new brother venture, Early to Rise... Read more »

TV Crush of the Week: Chuck Bass

Longtime readers may already know of my love for Gossip Girl's Chuck Bass, and it's only grown since he started being the best boyfriend ever to Blair Waldorf this season. But last night Chuck soared even higher in my heart when he a) kissed a dude and b) was... Read more »

Meghan McCain's Twitt-illating Cleavage

Meghan McCain posted the cleavage shot that launched a thousand tweets last night with this twitpic of her reading an Andy Warhol biography: The photo, which she captioned with the line, my “spontaneous” night in is my Andy Warhol biography... Read more »

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... Read more »

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? Read more »

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Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »