Category Archives: Dating

Men on the Internet Would Like to Have Your Babies

Online dating: The worst, or the absolute worst? Continue reading

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Would you like a racist boyfriend?

Because there are so many racist boyfriends to choose from! (“I’m not racist! I just appreciate ethnic women!” -all of the boyfriends). Continue reading

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Hey girl.

Single PUAs are on the prowl, and they would like you to know that they like your headband. Bitch. Continue reading

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Seeking Asian Female

Gross white man seeks Asian female. Ends up with a real human being. Drama ensues.
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“Confessions of a PUA Chaser” is OUT now! Also: Thank you, Feministe.

Pickup artists. Continue reading

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

And with all the coverage of Rihanna / Chris Brown (which I will write about later, but ugh, can we please stop blaming her for “being a bad role model” or whatever and maybe put the responsibility for beating another human being on the person who did the beating?), it’s a pertinent conversation. The stats are disturbing: Continue reading

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Some Women Actually Doing Ok

The old myth that educated women are less marriageable? False! Continue reading

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Eight Red Flags I Learned from Online Dating

I have an article in GOOD today about online dating red flags, and how the internet evens the gender playing field. Check it out. And yes, someone on Twitter already sent me this article in response. The one red flag … Continue reading

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The Sexual Appeal of Non-Gender-Conformity

This is a guest post by Rebecca Katherine Hirsch.
Hello! Have I a disclosure for YOU (and you and you and you): I am attracted to men who do not hew unbendingly to unrealistic–that is to say, “traditional”–templates for male behavior. I am similarly heartened by all gendered people who work to find the courage to map out their own internal and presented identities in the face of omnipotent, implicit and explicit gender stereotypes! Continue reading

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Jaclyn Friedman on “What You Really Really Want”

Awesome interview done by Salon’s Tracy Clark-Flory with Jaclyn Friedman on Jaclyn’s new book — What You Really Really Want: A Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide To Sex And Safety. Snip from the interview’s intro: Jaclyn Friedman is the sex educator … Continue reading

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Marriage, Singledom, Social Evolution, and that Kate Bolick piece in “The Atlantic”

Okay, so. Since I am a Feminist Commentator ™, many folks have asked my opinion on a piece that recently ran in “The Atlantic” called “All The Single Ladies“, by Kate Bolick. Many of you have probably already seen Bolick’s … Continue reading

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So There’s a Woman Dressed All Sexy-Like: Your Role as Observer

There’s a lot of ongoing debate about what, exactly, a woman is looking for when she goes out dressed all sexy-like (which is itself a subjective concept). Men (and women) get ideas about exactly what that woman wants, what she … Continue reading

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