To Slut or Not to Slut? Beyond The Debate

In a new piece for The Guardian entitled “What makes a slut? The only rule, it seems, is being female,” Jessica Valenti succinctly outlines the causes (anything, really) and consequences (rape, suicide, bullying) of slut-shaming. She suggests that efforts to reclaim the word via Slutwalks or any other protest movement failed because they didn’t take into […]

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That’s What She Said: The Ultimate Feminist Gag?

Garth: Hey, are you done yet? I’m getting tired of holding it. Wayne: Yeah, that’s what she said. (Wayne’s World, 1992) Thus launched the most recent wave of what may be the greatest oral gag of our time. It’s the little black dress of the joke world; so simple and yet so functional that barely […]

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