When Whitney Houston died, we were "So Emotional." And when Donna Summer danced her "Last Dance" a few months later, we went into full breakdown mode, eating nothing but the leftover crumbs in our beard and salty teardrops.
It was tough, still is. But that's life. The (drag) show must go on. And n ... More >>
Plan B is not actually an "abortion pill." It's an emergency contraceptive intended to be taken within three days after intercourse to prevent pregnancy. However, many Republicans aren't deterred from referring to it as a form of abortion. Mitt Romney, in fact, has referred to medicines like Plan B ... More >>
Illustration by DerfRiptide's favorite hometown SNL star turned wacko tea party songstress, Victoria Jackson, is back writing columns for Andrew Brietbart's Big Hollywood. She's decided Sarah Palin is "the perfect feminist." Unfortunately she doesn't seem to have much of a grasp on what femin ... More >>
Don't expect Sasha Grey to be this bare at Louis tomorrow.I love Sasha Grey. Not in the creepy guy-who-stalks-porn-stars kind of way. I truly think she's becoming a post-modern feminist icon. Some may disagree because pornography is often considered inherently misogynistic. But I'm not always sur ... More >>
Sarah Palin doesn't have a lot to do now but sit by her Facebook machine all day and have some assistant type out notes on whatever topic will get the most "pokes" or "likes" or whatever. So of course she's weighed in on the Focus on the Family-sponsored Tim Tebow anti-abortion Super Bowl ad cont ... More >>
This entire cougar craze is really out of control. OK, we get it middle age woman, you want to bang nubile, young studs as much as your male counterparts want to bang ditzy, big breasted young blonds. Rah rah feminism, taking control of your sexuality, and all of that, but the "movement" really n ... More >>
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Modernesque Burlesque TroupeThe opening night for the Modernesque Burlesque troupe at Respectable Street Saturday was a glamorous sequin-filled celebration of movement and the female body. It was also "new, fresh, and unused," in the words of the cheeky mistr ... More >>
Grrrly Talk is a new feminist column serving up pop culture commentary and local music news on, for, and by those of the XX-chromosomed variety.
News broke yesterday that Lady Gaga will be spending New Year's Eve in Miami after canceling her tour with megalomaniac Kanye West earlier th ... More >>
The last thing in the world I want is for a serious point I was trying to make about domestic abuse devolve into some pissing match with two radio jocks. The underlying subject matter is too serious. Enrique Santos left a long comment on the original post, and you should read it to get his side of t ... More >>