Archive for the 'Sexualization & Gender' Category

Guest Post: Is Hooking Up Good for Girls? by Rachel Simmons

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

By Rachel Simmons | February 25th, 2010 | 107 comments As a relationship advice columnist for Teen Vogue, I get a lot of mail from girls in “no strings attached” relationships. The girls describe themselves as “kind of” with a guy, “sort of” seeing him, or “hanging out” with him. The guy may be noncommittal, […]

The bigger meaning of Senator Elect’s Comments about His “Available Daughters”

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The election of Republican Scott Brown to the US Senate seat vacated by Ted Kennedy made last week a very bad one for Democrats, Obama and a new political agenda.  And appallingly as it turned out, when Brown made his acceptance speech, it also became a very bad week for girls and young women.  During […]