A new documentary airing tonight, Oct. 20, explores how the media inspires negative body images.
In Miss Representation, a new documentary airing tonight on OWN, Jennifer Seibel Newsom probes the distorted way the media portrays women—and how it affects girls. The director tells Jessica Bennett such depictions damage self-image.
The designer Christian Louboutin shares his "orgasmic high heel" theory, i.e. ploy to sell shoes.
Citing no scientific basis for his statements, iconic shoe designer Christian Louboutin recently said: "What is sexual in a high heel is the arch of the foot, because it is exactly the position of a woman's foot when she orgasms."
Plus: Where do all the nice guys hang out? 8 horrifying sex injuries. Occupy Wall Street condoms.
What is benevolent sexism? Occupy Wall Street condoms are a thing. Why haven't men demanded a male birth control pill? A Venn Diagram that really, really hates men. What to do when you have a crush on a person who's not your spouse. Where all the good guys are hanging out.
Twitter is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with #NicknamesForBreasts. Oh, that's mature.
Can you believe #NicknamesForBreasts is trending WORLDWIDE? Leave it to Twitter to take "light-hearted" to an extreme. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month...here are our favorite 10 nicknames for breasts.
College students think women need to "reverse the slut" after casual hookups.
Movies, TV shows and songs—essentially, all of popular culture—would have us believe that no-strings-attached, casual sex is something that men are more interested in than women. It's true that over the years, gender-based stereotypes have assigned to guys the role of sex-seeking and to ladies the search for something serious. A new study, however, challenges those assumptions—while showcasing how such behavior affects a person's perception of a woman.
New study also says aggressive, prehistoric pick-up tactics work for those seeking casual sex.
Ladies, how do you prefer to be approached by a man? There is surely no single answer to such a question—unless, of course, you're talking about a one-night stand, according to a new study. It claims that when it comes to casual sex, women prefer straightforward and aggressive pick-up tactics, and men are more than willing to deliver them.
We're going to bet some of them are being hypocritical here.
According to a new survey conducted by Her Campus Media, 55.3 percent of college guys in America think a girl is "slutty" if she's had 10 or more sex partners. This is compared to only 33 percent who said a girl's "number" doesn't automatically make her a slut.
A career girl's tips on dealing with crude remarks from male co-workers.
Women everywhere have to deal with sexist and misogynistic co-workers. In a perfect world, the creeps would be written up for sexual harassment and the ignorant would be put through training. In the real world, there are two much more prevalent outcomes. First, women don’t want to deal with the stigma of being a whistle-blower so they choose not to say anything. Or, they work for companies like mine who only care if its a major offense. So when do we put our foot down? When do we stop pretending to be one the guys?
Nine women say they were fired because they were "too old" to wear the casino's racy new frocks
A group of former Atlantic City cocktail waitresses is suing the casino where they worked after being fired because they were "too old" to wear a sexy new outfit the resort debuted.
The Hotel Resorts Casino has found itself the target of a discrimination lawsuit by nine of the 16 women it gave pink slips to after it introduced a back-baring flapper-inspired waitress uniform over Memorial Day weekend.