Mean Girls

I wasn’t simply an accessory to misogynistic behavior — I was actively participating in it. Image: Thinkstock.

'One Of The Guys': On Cool Girls And Internalized Misogyny

I felt unique in my passion for martial arts, my affinity for Call of Duty, my go-with-the-flow attitude toward boyish adventures. I wanted to be “one of the guys,” while still retaining the distinction of my sexuality. I longed to be the quintessential cool girl — desirable yet approachable. But in retrospect, all that really amounted to internalized misogyny.

Photo from the Daily Dot. Awesome milkmaid braids from Veronica.

When Grammar Gets Sexist: Mean Girls And "Irregardless"

It turns out that there are a lot of similarities between the way we decide which words are OK to use and the way we categorize people into cliques.

Is it ever okay to date an ex's friend?

Is It Ever OK To Date An Ex's Friend? (What If You're Head Over Heels And They're The One?!)

The forbidden fruit always looks juicy and delicious (insert Eden pun here) but not all that glitters is gold. So is it ever okay to date an ex's friend?


Ditch the B*tch: The Danger of Frenemies

Ladies, we’re not going to pretend that this is easy but we're also not going to pretend you don't know what were talking about.