We cannot improve upon this Jezebel headline: Rihanna Does Whatever She Wants With Her Vagina and for Some Reason That’s a Problem: We’ll just add that we are always in defense of Rihanna, as we said back when she was taking crap for her song “S&M.”
We’re always for better body image: YourTango gives us some ideas about how to get there.
What giving up shopping for clothes does for your budget and psyche: Blogger Lyz Lenz realizes the power of not binging on cheap, trendy items whenever the urge hits.
Down with the “Mommy Wars” already: Finally, someone says something smart about them: Amy Allen writes in The New York Times that the conflict isn’t woman vs. woman; it’s women vs. inadequate family leave policies and childcare support in this country.
Down with slut-shaming women in political debates, too: Katha Politt urges us all to stand with conservative pundit S.E. Cupp, who argued in favor of defunding Planned Parenthood and thus found herself depicted in Hustler magazine with a penis in her mouth. Women should be allowed to express their beliefs, whatever they are, without being subjected to degrading sexual images.