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Dear Taylor Swift, Stop Talking About Your Damn Love Life.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Celebrity
Meredith Fineman

I just saw your most recent cover over at Wonderland magazine. You look beautiful. What I take issue with, however, is that you talk about being single forever.

MISS USA NIGHTMARE: The Dark Side Of A Beauty Pageant

jezebel.com | Posted 05.12.2013 | Style

Ashleigh Blake never dreamed of becoming a beauty queen. The 21-year-old amateur model and part-time tutor fantasized about being a movie star or the ...

Kids Today?! (Warning: May Contain Material Unsuitable for Anyone Over 35 Years of Age)

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

I know I'm old because lately I find myself saying, "what is wrong with the kids today?!" a lot. I use the word "old" in the most loving, thank God I'm old, sort of way. I use the word "kids" to refer to people in their 20s and early 30s.

Defending 'Joan of Snark'

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

In time, snark will likely run its course. For now snark, as well as the women who wield it, is here to stay.

Exposing Racist Tweets Raised My Awareness

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Donisha Dansby “If Romney wins, the monkeys will finally quit seeing our President as one of their brothers.” “They call it th...

Don't Kill Me, But I Wear Fur

Christina Anderson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Style
Christina Anderson

Here's my reasoning.

How I Learned To 'Opt Out' Of Weight Loss Hysteria

Jezebel | Posted 10.25.2012 | Women

Growing up, I spent a lot of time on diets. At first, it was just something I did to make my parents happy; I didn't really care too much, I had other...

The Double Standard Of Hillary Clinton

Jezebel | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women

Last night, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN that she takes responsibility for the attacks on the US Embassy in Benghazi that resulted in t...

Female Leaders Give Advice To Their 15-Year-Old Selves

jezebel.com | Posted 10.15.2012 | Teen

In honor of International Day of the Girl (which is being celebrated for the first time today), CNN asked Oprah, Melinda Gates, Arianna Huffington, an...

Washington Post Investigates Super Important Issue Of 'Throwing Like A Girl'

Jezebel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Women

Ok, so, yes, women can create life inside their bodies, but what the fuck is up with how bad they are at throwing? Science investigates. First off,...

A Visit to Jezebel

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home
Jordana Zizmor

Jezebel is located in SoHo in a townhouse that is decorated with creative Jewish art done by all local New York artists. In addition to great food and atmosphere, the restaurant is kosher.

When in Boystown: Don't Create Racism, Create Change

Nico Lang | Posted 06.27.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

It's been almost a year since Take Back Boystown took off, and all of us still have so much work to do to build a better community. We need to stand together, or we need to stop calling ourselves a community.

Why Are These Girls Crying?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.29.2012 | Teen

In a new dark corner of the Internet, young women are uploading photos of themselves in tears -- supposedly in the name of art. The project, Webca...

Why Some Women Are Sexists

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Soraya Chemaly

Every day people, like me, are banging their heads on their desks, asking "What is wrong with that woman?" "Why is she doing that?" "Doesn't she realize she's being used by a system that denigrates her?" Women in these positions clearly don't see it that way.

This Gym Wants To Know If You’re ‘Skinny Fat’

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 05.12.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Though the risks of skinny fat are very real, the issue is one of context.

Do We Do It To Ourselves?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 03.13.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

An ugly little thought crept in: It's not just men who are responsible for our objectification. You have to wonder if we're sometimes responsible for our own misrepresentation.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Twilight, and the Return of Women's Blockbuster Films

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Hollywood is finally making an effort to give women and their stories the blockbuster treatment. In doing so, the film industry is hearkening back to what was once a strength of classic Hollywood: the blockbuster women's film.

I Am So Not Sorry About My Vagina

Jezebel | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women

I'm sorry. I'm so sorry. I'm really, really sorry. I'm sorry I looked at you while you were watching TV. I'm sorry I lowered the window. I'm sorry it'...

Urban Outfitters Removes 'Navajo' From Its Product Descriptions

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 12.20.2011 | Style

Last week, we reported that Urban Outfitters was taking heat for featuring the word "Navajo" in its product descriptions. In an open letter to the ...

How To Cover A Hurricane: Men's Sites Versus Women's Sites

Katie JM Baker | Posted 10.28.2011 | Women
Katie JM Baker

Media outlets have been struggling to uniquely package Hurricane Irene content over the past few days. Breaking news websites and Twitter feeds have floods and power outages covered, so how do lifestyle sites, especially those geared specifically to one gender or the other, find a unique angle?

Is Wanting to Look Good Anti-Feminist?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 10.16.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

If a feminist worries over her worry lines, frets over getting fat, or lusts after lipstick ... but there's no one around to witness it, can she still...

How I Got All Precious About Daycare

jezebel.com | Posted 10.16.2011 | Parents

For rookie parents like myself, whether or not to put your kid in daycare brings up a host of hand-wringing questions: Is it OK to hate anyone who can...

Anna Calvi, Live in NYC (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

2011-08-04-grab.jpgHere's Anna Calvi performing at Le Poisson Rouge, which was once the legendary jazz venue the Village Gate.

Follow-up: What the Gap Needs Now... Will You Give Them Some Love Sweet Love?

Abe Gurko | Posted 10.02.2011 | Style
Abe Gurko

Cool ad spots and viral marketing are a given. But there are several ways to skin a cat, and hopefully the Gap will be firing on all cylinders.

Interview With Anna North, Author of America Pacifica

Teddy Wayne | Posted 08.14.2011 | Books
Teddy Wayne

In the not too distant future of Anna North's debut novel, Darcy lives on the island of America Pacifica -- one of the last habitable places on earth after the second ice age. I spoke with her about the politics of her novel, and science-fiction.