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7 Things More Offensive Than Public Breastfeeding

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Sheila Moeschen

The shame meted out on women and the harsh public criticism leveled on moms over openly breastfeeding makes no sense -- especially when there are so many other disgusting things we, as humans, allow other humans to do unchecked, unpoliced and unpunished.

The Pinterest Gap: Is Pinning Only for Women?

Anushay Hossain | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Anushay Hossain

In the wee hours of the night, as my cat snores loudly at my feet, I decorate the dream house that I so badly want down to the last corridor carpet. I collect pins of cities I cannot wait to see.

Declaring a Ceasefire against Our Sisters

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

The moments when we feel like we need to make the case that that other road is wrong are probably the moments when we need to look at ourselves.

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.

5 Must-Read Pieces About Divorce

Delia Lloyd | Posted 08.25.2011 | Divorce
Delia Lloyd

Talk of divorce is in the air. It all began with an article in The New York Times Styles section by Pamela Paul entitled How Divorce Lost Its Groove....

Young People Are Dressing In Ways Their Parents Vaguely Disapprove Of... And The WSJ Is On The Case

Angus Johnston | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Angus Johnston

Old media, new media, whatever -- nothing moves ad space like the curiously creepy blend of titillation and censure that is the "why are our daughters such skanks?" essay.

The Smartest Things Written About Antoine Dodson

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

By now, you've likely heard the story of Antoine Dodson, the 24-year-old Alabama hairdresser who was interviewed this summer on a local news report af...