Oh you men
Every few weeks, I get deeply nostalgic for SP and awesome Shapelings and great conversations. Then some interbloggerly shitstorm happens, and that feeling disappears like magic. (I still miss all the regulars, though! I hope y’all are doing awesome!)
Your daily reminder
…that everyone in Hollywood is really, really hungry. Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall has confessed to being on a diet for most of her adult life. And the svelte actress, 54, admitted she is finding it harder to stay in shape as she gets older. ‘I’ve been dieting my whole life because I have a tremendous appetite,’ she said. No, you’ve been dieting your whole...
You all know about this, right? →
there is seriously nothing as amazing as putting...
riotsnotdiets: REBLOGGING BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT I AM DOING RIGHT NOW (I talk like this ‘cause I can back it up) Truth.
Friend: Why are they re-doing the pavement? It looked nicer before?
Me: It’s to make this city accessible to people in wheelchairs.
Friend: Isn’t the architectural character of this city more important than those wheelchair people?
White guy feels bad: news at 11
Dear Zack Rosen and other cis white gay men who feel really sad that they still have to acknowledge being cis white men even while doing totally gay stuff: You have a question. It comes up a lot. Can a nontrans, white gay man ever truly leave the comforts of his own identity without having to make frequent and loud apologies for the crimes of his ilk? Tim Wise, who happens to be a white man...
In which I agree with Ted Haggard, or: Hell...
Remember Ted Haggard, one in a proud tradition of Christian anti-gay evangelists who turn out to be secretly having lots of homogay action on the side? Well, apparently he’s gone from the Hypocrisy Champion League to Team Hey I Live In The Real World. According to a new GQ profile, which I know of through Tracy Clark-Flory’s post on Salon, Haggard is now saying that if he were one of...
Those of you with lactose intolerance, especially, will understand when I say: ...– Michelle at The Fat Nutritionist
Hopefully all at once.
annalsofonlinedating: The three things I am most passionate about are: 1. Faith in Jesus Christ as my personal savior 2. Outdoor / wilderness activities 3. Female nudity _____________________________________ +6 for wow what a combination. +3 for at least he’s going to heaven, where he will undoubtedly be surrounded by trees and titties. TOTAL POINTS: 9.
PSA: The Girl's Guide to the Girl's Guide to...
Remember the kickass Jezebel post from earlier this week, The Girl’s Guide to Having an Abortion? My good friend (and friend of Shapely Prose) Epiphenomena put on her almost-doctor hat and gave me the following invaluable information. Please bookmark, forward, retweet this post in the interest of having more medically accurate, nonjudgmental information about abortion in the feminist...
If I poisoned the beginnings of your breaths, Believe that even in my...– from “The Mother,” by the inimitable Gwendolyn Brooks. I want to note that it was published in the pre-Roe v. Wade era; that it is a poem of grief but not of shame; and that the poem’s title undermines the false stereotype that “women who have abortions” and...
The Girl's Guide To Having An Abortion →
cocoku: Essential reading. Totally agreed. If you or someone you know needs an abortion, point her to this post.
You know one thing that I’ve learned about respecting people is that it has to...– So, I also got this comment. From a guy some of you may have some reason to know, or at least know by name. Does “Freddie” have any associations, for you? Does [BONERS]? Yeah. That is who this is. Because I never did block his IP address. This has been Sady Doyle, reaffirming your faith in the...
Some things it might not be worth your time to...
1. Whether a woman whose breasts look different when she is over a decade younger wearing a string bikini thinner Photoshopped to hell has had breast implants. 2. Whether draconian comment moderation is necessary even on ostensibly feminist blogs. Ahem.
Seth Rogen says “Now that the movie’s over I hope to get fat again. Because I enjoy it.“ Fun party trick: pick a lady actor who would be caught dead saying that!
Love After Love The time will come when, with elation you will greet...– Derek Walcott