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 »
Bed, Bitch & Beyond: Red Hot Love
From the reader mailbag: Can you please talk about sex while you're on your period? Should I be offended if my boyfriend would rather not? Shouldn't he be willing to accept my body no matter which phase of the moon it is? Well, this is one we've all dealt with many, many times, right?* I think... Read more »
Bed, Bitch & Beyond: The Joy of Casual Sex
Earlier this week we talked about the joy of no sex. Today, I'm singing the praises of casual sex. I've simply never bought into the idea that all sex must live up to the shining heteronormative ideal of candlelight and roses and true love (which, of course, will progress naturally to an... Read more »
Bed, Bitch & Beyond: No Sex, Please, We're Sex-Positive Feminists
I wanted to let readers get the last word on the "Is No Sex Sex-Positive" post--between Bitch, Facebook, Harpyness and e-mails I received, it was clear that everyone had an opinion about not having sex, and why/whether conscious celibacy is an... Read more »
Bed, Bitch & Beyond: Is No Sex Still Sex Positive?
A brilliant and counter-intuitive comment from reader jordanb in the "Rear Ended by Porn" comment thread is the inspiration for today's post. Check it out: Becky I'm interested to know if you've ever thought about abstinence from a sex positive feminist... Read more »