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He’s Ugly. She’s Hot. The Perils of Up-Dating

Do you know anyone who is up-dating? (Or updating?) Do you know what up-dating is? Because we just can’t help ourselves from making up new […]

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Yet Another Study Proves Women Are Scared of Bicycles

This past week, The Atlantic published “An Explanation for the Gender Gap in Biking.” I, a bike novice, did not realize that anyone was even […]

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Do Women Secretly Love to Be Called MILFs?

If the Twitter Diet isn’t working for you, or your fingers are tired from all that tweeting, maybe you should try the MILF Diet. Yes. […]

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My #SayThankYouToAFeminist Tweet: The Word “Feminist” Is Done

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Betty Friedan’s groundbreaking Feminine Mystique. This week, in commemoration, the hashtag “SayThankYouToAFeminist” started trending on […]

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Edith Houghton, Phillies’ First Female Scout, Dies at 100

LA Times: “Edith Houghton, Major League Baseball‘s first female scout, died Feb. 2 at age 100, mlb.com is reporting. … She was hired as a scout by the Philadelphia […]

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The Women of Downton Abbey vs. Women of the Super Bowl

This Sunday night looks to be another classic match-up between a heavy favorite and a hapless underdog. No, not the 49ers and the Ravens—the Super […]

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Shocking Allegation: Women Had Sex Before Fifty Shades of Grey Came Out

I am so very glad that ABC News has decided that women enjoy porn and that we are no longer ashamed about it. I mean, […]

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Employers Should Be Allowed to Ask Women Job Candidates: “Do You Plan to Get Pregnant?”

It’s 2013 and you know what? It still sucks to be a woman in the workplace. And if you want to be CEO of a […]

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Finally, the Wait Is Over. Philly Getting a “Bikini Basketball” Team.

Women’s basketball enthusiasts in Philadelphia have long been calling for a team to call their own. Well this probably isn’t what WNBA fans had in […]

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Hey Stupid! Keep Texting While Driving!

Just last week, my good friend, Philly Mag fact-checker extraordinaire Annie Monjar, wrote an item for the Philly Post poking fun at Vince Fumo’s girlfriend, […]

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Why Do I Feel Compelled to Defend Beyonce, Hillary Clinton and Lena Dunham?

I’d like to point out that Beyonce was singing the NATIONAL ANTHEM for ONE MILLION PEOPLE, OUTSIDE, with probably more uncontrollable factors than any of […]

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Breaking: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women Serving in Military

This is big. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has lifted the ban on women serving combat roles in the military. Women were first allowed in […]

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Justin Bieber’s Pro-Life Mom and 39 Other Reasons to Read About the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

1. Wonder Woman was pro-choice. Or at least she could’ve been. In 1972, science-fiction author Samuel R. Delany wrote a story arc for the Wonder […]

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Is Penn Meeting Its Title IX Responsibilities?

The Daily Pennsylvanian takes a look at how Penn is performing under Title IX, the 1972 law that demands parity between men’s and women’s athletics, […]

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What if Lena Dunham Were a Man?

As I write this, the much-publicized second season of Lena Dunham’s Girls is about to premiere on HBO. I won’t be watching. I want to […]