Month: November 2011

Community Request!

Does anyone have the time to help transcribe a twelve-minute video interview for Feministe? I want to post it, but want to make sure it’s accessible to all of our community members, so it needs to be transcribed and I…

Sex & Marriage

In the epic breastfeeding thread below, someone brought up another Dear Prudie letter from Tuesday’s column, so let’s discuss: Sex Is a stumbling block: My wife and I have been together for eight years. We regularly had sex until three…

Apologizing for being right

Today’s Dear Prudie has some doozies, but this is my favorite: When Grandpa Says the ___ Word: Over Thanksgiving my conservative ornery father used a number of racial and sexually oriented slurs. My college age daughter heard him use one,…

Children on Flights

Flying with kids has been the topic of three New York Times articles over the past few weeks (one, two and three), and the responses are predictably polarizing. Because yes, having a screaming kid on your flight absolutely sucks. I…

Sister Bloggers

A great piece is in Good this month by Nona Willis Aronowitz about the prevalence of Mormon lifestyle bloggers. Read it all, but Nona is trying to answer the question of why so many female lifestyle bloggers are Mormon. She…