It’s great that Rush Limbaugh called Sandra Fluke a slut and a prostitute! By saying what he did, this misogynistic ignoramus inadvertently launched public awareness on this important issue like never before. I’m sure that was the last thing he was trying to accomplish, which is exactly why it’s extra satisfying. To add delicious icing to the cake, Sandra Fluke has handled the potentially devastating situation with dignity, grace and intelligence. Instead of shrinking in horror from the public attention and disgusting remarks, she rose to the occasion in a way that makes all of us self-respecting women proud.
We are super-excited about the Oscars, which are this Sunday, but it turns out that out of all nine Best Picture nominees, most of us have only seen "Midnight in Paris" and maybe one other movie. Oops. It makes sense that the YourTango staff has a penchant for romantic movies, but does "Midnight in Paris," Woody Allen's latest, stand a chance at winning Best Picture?
Every month, I always enjoy reading Jake's column in Glamour magazine. Since 1956, it's been penned by a slew of anonymous, single men who've helped countless women navigate the dating world by writing honestly and openly about the game of love from a man's perspective. One of the more recent Jakes has written a book, "Always Hit On The Wingman: And 9 Other Secret Rules For Getting The Love Life You Want."
Think it's a far stretch to say that Martin Luther King Jr.'s teachings can land you the man of your dreams? "Come on, YourTango, not everything has a love angle," you say. Well, one of our experts, Shay "Your Date Diva" Williams, wrote an article just in time for MLK Day that will prove you wrong.
In case you've been out of iPhone contact for the past couple weeks, here's the latest: Over New Year's weekend, Russell Brand filed for divorce from Katy Perry. This is just musing and speculation, but what if Katy and Russell began the exit from the "honeymoon phase" of their romance, and realized their values and life goals were totally different? How can you avoid that mistake in your life?
Sure, he's just a "Baby" to a lot of us, but Justin Bieber is wise beyond his years when it comes to relationships. From the looks of things, his romance with 19-year-old Selena Gomez may not just be the stuff of teen puppy love. Every day, it seems they're proving they're so NOT the Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears of today!
Happy National Coming Out Day, a day when gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people are encouraged to stand up and speak up about who they are. It's an emotionally charged day for many, but it's also a reason to celebrate.
That Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who died today, Oct. 5, 2011, was a visionary on a large scale is undisputed, but it's the small-scale personal ways in which he has affected all of our lives that really resonate. And not just by making our lives more convenient with his products, but by inspiring us to live better with his own life.
Father's Day is just around the bend and while you'll be giving your pop a tie, you should remember what the day is all about. It's about appreciating the bike-riding tips, room-and-board and wisdom that the big guy provided. Our mission, making your love life super, makes us concentrate on the best love advice that dad has given our staff, our friends on Facebook and our follows on Twitter. Let us know what you think.
Throughout the history of cinema, there has never been another screen legend quite like Marilyn Monroe—although her talent was often overshadowed by her many failed loves and her sex-symbol status. But even through the tough times, fighting illness and battling back from relationship woes, she was never without her sense of humor and many words of wisdom.
As the TV goddess says goodbye, it's your chance to tell us what she taught you about relationships. As the TV goddess says goodbye, it's your chance to tell us what she taught you about relationships. In Oprah Winfrey's 25-year run as the host of her eponymous TV show, she took on such varied topics as childhood sexual abuse, infidelity and sex. Whether interviewing a celebrity or dishing on her Book Club literary pick, her show was always informative, and lessons of all kinds—love included—were aplenty. Complete this sentence: The best love lesson Oprah taught was...
Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor passed away on March 23 at the age of 79. The cause was congestive heart failure—which seems a little crazy to us. Throughout her rich lifetime, Liz's heart never failed her. She leaves behind an unparalleled legacy of love. She might have been known for her many marriages, but her relationships extended beyond that of a spouse. A humanitarian, friend and mother, as well, Taylor taught us time and time again about the lessons we can learn through each love and each relationship.