Posts Tagged ‘slut’

Victims Vs. Sluts: Hofstra’s False Rape and the Media

Last week's false rape accusation at Hofstra University has inspired a media storm unparalleled by most actual rape cases. The feeding frenzy has produced some helpful discussion—check out Emily Bazelon's piece at Slate for a thoughtful dissection of rape, sex, feminism, and the law—and a whole lot of unbridled misogyny.In "Crying wolf really hurts [...]

Women and Gay Men Are Sluts. Jealous, Straight Guys?

It's the classic double standard: If a woman is sexually promiscuous, she's a slut; if a man is sexually promiscuous, he's . . . a man. The origin of this fun gender construct can be attributed to the biological way-back-machine. Men, the theory goes, were created to spread their seed to as many wombs as [...]

Girls Who Smile Are Down to Fuck Whatever

Every month, I share in the blessing that is my roommate's subscription to Psychology Today. Just like the popular undergraduate major, the magazine is a potent mixture of pseudo-science:

and hot girls:

This month's psychological musings include a handy guide to figuring out which girls are slutty. Great. I love psychology.
"Is a short skirt just a welcome [...]

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