Tag Archives: dating

The personal is political, and also personal: Why choosing to date within your race isn’t racist

Tweet I fear that I’m about to wade into all kinds of messy territory, but alas, that is the work of feminist critical thinking. This morning I came across a Slate piece by Reihan Salam about why expressing a same-race preference on dating websites is racist. I beg to differ. Salam’s main argument comes down to [...]
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We all really need to stop caring about Lebron James’ mother’s sex life

TweetMeet Lambo. Lebron James’ mother is dating a rapper who is only three years older than him, and who likes to publicly express admiration for the two-time NBA champion. This apparently threatens the collective ego of basketball fans around the country. Since the Internet uncovered this guy, fans and haters have gleefully pointed to comments on the [...]
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Guy texts unsolicited dick pic, woman sends it to his mother, wins

TweetTrevor, who is really good at flirting, likes to get women’s attention by flashing them: The woman Trevor texted this time was not having it, though. Trevor doesn’t see the big deal, and starts insulting this woman he’s apparently trying to hit on. The conclusion of their conversation is after the jump – for the [...]
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(Day After) Wednesday Weigh-In: Dating While Feminist

TweetDating seems to be on everyone’s minds lately. Perhaps it’s part of the new year, new me, new boo energy still lingering in the air. Even here at Feministing we’ve been talking about “Crazy Blind Dates” and the challenges to Darwin’s dating ideas. And much of what I hear about dating in hip hop revolves [...]
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Quick Hit: The Nice Guys of OKCupid

TweetSurely even the most brilliant parody of Nice Guy syndrome can’t compete with the real things said by self-proclaimed “nice guys.” And OkCupid is clearly the best environment to watch them in action. Check out the new Tumblr “Nice Guys” of Okcupid to see their utter lack of self-awareness on full display. (Spoiler: Being “friendzoned” is apparently the worst [...]
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