role models

  • Celebrate International Women’s Day With 8 Women We Admire

    Celebrate International Women’s Day With 8 Women We Admire

    Women's Day! The day was first created in 1909 by the US Socialist Party, but it didn't become a popular event until 1977. In honor of this special day, I wanted to shine a light on 8 women we admire.

  • The Weekly Ten: New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

    The Weekly Ten: New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

    It’s a new year, and you know what that means; it’s time to start working on those New Year’s resolutions. But before you start jotting down those promises take a minute and really think about this. New Year’s resolutions almost always involve giving something up, and making sacrifices. And that negative approach makes you all the less likely to keep them.

  • Happy Women’s Equality Day!

    Happy Women’s Equality Day!

    On this day in 1920 the 19th Ammendment was added to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. And in honor of that momentous occasion, today has been named Women's Equality Day. We have come a mighty long way since the days before women's suffrage.

  • Celebrities as Role Models: Yes or No?

    Celebrities as Role Models: Yes or No?

    On Fridays I get out of work about the same time that school lets out for younger students. My subway ride home is filled with kids of all different ages, shapes, sizes and races who remarkably all look exactly the same. Every single Friday, I can find at least one girl rocking a Miley backpack, some leggings and lots and lots of lip gloss.

  • G.W.W.E.: Paul “Pound Me Silly” Rudd

    G.W.W.E.: Paul “Pound Me Silly” Rudd

    (We’re back with another weekly installment of G.W.W.E [Guys We Want to Eff]. Ladies, say hello to delicious actor, Paul Rudd. The hunk has been...

  • Has the Miley Cyrus-Hype Gone Too Far?

    Has the Miley Cyrus-Hype Gone Too Far?

    We’ve always gone nuts for celebrities. Back in the day it was Shirley Temple, Judy Garlin, and Marilyn Monroe. Rock stars came into vogue and...

  • Jezebel Writers Too Smart To Be Raped

    Jezebel Writers Too Smart To Be Raped

    We talk about sex a lot on this site. That is pretty obvious to anyone who reads it. We like sex. We like being free...

  • Girls On Film: Top 4 Strong Female Characters in Movies & TV

    Girls On Film: Top 4 Strong Female Characters in Movies & TV

    Strong women are hard to find – at least, they are in movies and TV. The roles offered to women in mainstream entertainment tend to...