Tag: The Soapbox

Love & Sex

The Soapbox: You Like To Go Down, So What?

Dragana Stepicby:

According to an article issue of Esquire, the blow job is all but becoming extinct in favor of cunnilingus. In an informal poll, conducted by the writer Geoff …

Parenting

3 Things Not To Say To A Woman Who’s Going Back To Work After Having A Kid

Tamara Vlahovicby:

After almost two years at home with my son, I’m going back to work. As I’ve told people the news — family, friends, other moms, the …

Entertainment

The Soapbox: In Defense Of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”

The Friskyby:

It took me all of 10 seconds to fall madly in love with “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” the “Toddlers and Tiaras” spin-off about Alana Thompson, …

Love & Sex

The Soapbox: What Online Prostitution Taught Me About Racism

Tamara Vlahovicby:

Racism is a covert agent in our lives. Some claim that it is invisible to them; completely hidden. It is very infrequent that racism openly reveals …

Parenting

The Soapbox: On Steubenville High School & Teaching Boys Not To Rape

Tamara Vlahovicby:

My son turns six next week, and among all the other wishes I have for him, I have a silent hope that won’t be shared at …

Style

The Soapbox: My Bindi Is Not Your Bindi

Wendy Stokesby:

There is this joke that I always used to make – that Gwen Stefani made being Indian cool. Almost two decades before our “Big Bang”s and …

Love & Sex

The Soapbox: Feminism Deserves Better Than “Sex-Negative Vs. Sex-Positive”

Wendy Stokesby:

As a feminist, kinky person and sex commentator, I am the target audience for Jillian Horowitz’s xoJane essay “I’m a Sex-Negative Feminist” — and that’s exactly …

Highlights

The Soapbox: Why Jezebel Was Wrong To Post Images Of A Woman Being Raped

Wendy Stokesby:

Earlier this week, Anna North, a writer at the women’s blog Jezebel, posted an article about a video uploaded to YouTube which appeared to show, in …

Celebs

The Soapbox: If Meryl Streep Isn’t A Feminist, Fine — I’m Not Either

Wendy Stokesby:

When asked if she was a feminist, Meryl Streep responded, “I am a humanist, I am for nice easy balance.” Oh, lord, here come the internet …

Love & Sex

The Soapbox: How PayPal & WePay Discriminate Against The Adult Industry

Wendy Stokesby:

I was packing my bags, looking forward to a week trip to the Feminist Porn Awards and the Feminist Porn Conference, having finally earned enough through …