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Time to invest in tampons and Chardonnay.

Time to invest in tampons and Chardonnay.

image via Tampon Crafts. Women will recover faster from the recession than men, which leads economists to suggest investing in female-centered companies like Ann Taylor and Lululemon. Women will rebound from the U.S. recession faster than men because females didn’t lose as many jobs as men did during the recession, the report said. Some of […]

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In case you didn’t hear the good news yet…

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” which is the American law barring openly gay men and women from serving in the military, was repealed by the Senate this weekend. Once Obama signs the bill, the military will no longer be able to discriminate against gays and lesbians. It’s ridiculous that it took this long, but good news […]

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Whore Stigma Makes No Sense

Whore Stigma Makes No Sense

This is a guest post by Clarisse Thorn, who blogs at Pro-Sex Outreach, Open-Minded Feminism. (The above image is a slide from a presentation by Marlise Richter, a researcher at the AIDS Law Project, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. It is described at the bottom of this post.) Stigma is […]

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