Today, the Frisky's Anouk Collins wrote about her rape. In the story, Collins detailed how, after a fight, her boyfriend, Jacob, forced himself on her without her consent. "As he crawled on top of me, I rather sternly informed him that I didn’t want to have sex with him," she wrote. "To my horror, he [...]
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The Centers for Disease Control is currently weighing whether to recommend the circumcision of boys and men in the United States. If the CDC finds that a circumcision recommendation would reduce the risk of HIV among American men, I think that's swell. Providing people with information to help protect themselves from disease is a wonderful [...]
Last week, The Frisky writer Jessica Wakeman stood up in defense of the facial. Wakeman argued that the old porn standby—whereby a man ejaculates onto a woman's face—isn't inherently demeaning, as long the woman wants it. "In some porn films, the facial is played up to emphasize his humiliation of and domination of her, but [...]
* Great, women claim even more power over Children. The New York Times reports on scientists who have discovered "a surprising new mechanism by which women train their fetuses’ budding immune systems: the mother’s cells slip across the placenta, enter the fetus’s body and teach it to treat these cells as its own."
* Strapped for [...]
* Lately, at times, I've felt like Jezebel has dipped ever so slightly into safer ladyblog territory, the one largely claimed by magazines featuring Amanda Bynes on the cover. Then came Tracie Egan's post on how to allay pregnancy symptoms when you're just going to abort the thing anyway, so fuck-all to fetus-safe medical care [...]