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The Kardashians May Be Insufferable, But America Created Them

By J R
Although public disdain for anything and everything Kardashian is nothing new, the latest celebrities to air their grievances recently are Tim Gunn and Rebel Wilson. Gunn called the Kardashians “vulgar” and “distasteful,” and implied they are…

The New Fitspo: Why Girls Should Get Strong, Not Skinny

By J R
I am, hands down, the laziest person you’ll ever meet. Leisure activates for me include sitting, reclining and scowling at the outside world from my bedroom window. However, tired of looking like a melting Play-Doh figurine who pants and sweats at…

The Chrissy Teigen Effect: 4 Ways Women Lose Identity In Relationships

By J R
In a recent piece for the New York Times, Chrissy Teigen shut down a street vendor who referred to her as “John Legend’s wife,” and for talking about her like she wasn't even there. She's not alone, and our tendency to view powerful women in…

The Messy Girl's Guide To Cleaning Out Your Closet

By J R
As Anna Kendrick's live-tweeting showed us, cleaning out your closet can be both challenging and cathartic. It's challenging in that you often get distracted, talking yourself into keeping things you know you need to ditch and just generally…

Sex-Ed In America: The Problem With Teaching Abstinence

By J R
As many of you have seen, "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver recently presented a 20-minute segment on how sexual education is failing teenagers in America. He highlighted what we already know: Abstinence-only sex ed is totally, completely and…