Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Christmas Pile ‘O Dildos

Last week, just in time for the holidays, Mount Vernon Square resident Si Kailian stumbled upon an odd Christmas miracle: Free used dildo pile! In a post on Dec. 23, she wrote:

The 10 Worst Christmas-Themed Sex Ads

Whenever another cultural milestone rolls around—an election, an inauguration, a Bruce concert—you can bet that the men of Craigslist will attempt to parlay it into an opportunity to scout out some themed poon.
This week: Christmas poon!
The worst of the Christmas-themed sexual overtures filed in the "Casual Encounters" section of D.C. Craigslist, after the jump. [...]

Women Will Never Be Happy at Christmas, Daily Mail Reports

The holiday season is upon us, which means that you are gradually sinking into a pit of hopeless despair, if you are a woman. According to the Daily Mail's steady holiday diet of personal essays detailing women's lack of holiday cheer, Christmas time can bring only embarrassment and ruin upon society's females. (To men and [...]

Dr. Laura’s Feminist Guide to Gifting

For most of my life, I have been content to simply ignore the professional advice of Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Ye Olde Enforcer Of Gender Roles. But now that Schlessinger has been hailed as a new feminist figure, perhaps she can teach me a thing or two!
Schlessinger's official feminist profile reads: "She encourages women to return [...]

A Very CockBib Christmas

It seems like only yesterday that the CockBib arrived on the adult novelty scene to protect us against the horror of sloppy blow jobs. The CockBib, which is exactly what it sounds like, was always there for us—ready to catch our spittle before it fell upon a man's balls. And I was really hoping that [...]

Holiday Gifts for the Body-Conscious Little Girl

The holiday season is approaching, which means it's time to roll out more products to help our little girls feel very bad about their bodies. (That, or pregnant). Over the years, toy-makers have boldly invented new mechanisms by which they can make money off of the body consciousness of young girls. Below, inventors push girls [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Racist Babies Edition

Would your child welcome black Santa down the chimney?
Bad news, parents: YOUR BABY IS PROBABLY A RACIST, and that means that you've got a whoooole lot of explaining to do. According to a Newsweek cover story, studies show that children as young as six months old "judge people based on skin color." And children as [...]

Top Five Date Rape Anthems

Date rape has been getting some pretty heavy rotation on the airwaves since Jamie Foxx's latest single, "Blame It (On the Alcohol)," dropped. The song details Foxx's pursuit of an increasingly drunk lady in da club, and features T. Pain, who chimes in on his vocoder: "Couple more shots you open up like a book." [...]

A Very Androgynous Christmas

First, my English major mea culpa: I hadn't been exposed to Thomas Pynchon until this winter, when I finally took the time to read the Crying of Lot 49—all 150 pages of it. I found myself completely consumed by Oedipa, Pynchon's adulterous estate executor turned clandestine postal service detective protagonist. After a little bit of [...]

Abortions for Christmas!

Pro-life advocates expressed outrage last week at reports that Planned Parenthood of Indiana would be offering gift certificates for health care this holiday season. Then, pro-choice advocates expressed outrage at the outrage. From Ann at Feministing:
Conservatives are freaking out because Planned Parenthood in Indiana is offering gift certificates. Granted, a pap smear is not the [...]