Tag Archives: Friendship

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: queer family models

Tweet In this video, Shawnta Smith and Jas Cruz, who are are ex-wives or best friends depending on which one of them is doing the telling, talk about the home they’ve built together and what it means to them and their community. It’s wonderful. They have separate beds but their bookcase is merged. I mean, [...]
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The power of women’s friendships: Do people really still devalue it?

TweetThis weekend, it seemed all of my lady friends on Facebook were linking to this piece by Emily Rapp. It’s a lovingly-rendered tribute to the older mentors who’ve shaped her and the current friends who’ve saved her–and a beautiful articulation of the power of female friendship. Recently I overheard a man say at a yoga class, [...]
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Guest post: An open letter to my male friends who make sexist “jokes”

TweetThis is guest post is by Doreen Bloch, a young entrepreneur and author. Doreen is the author of the forthcoming book, The Coolest Startups in America, and the CEO and Founder of Poshly Inc. She is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council and is a regular contributor to Under30CEO. When I asked Doreen to [...]
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Men’s egos so fragile, the wrong friendships will lead to erectile dysfunction

TweetI know I have done something right in my life because I get to write headlines like the one above. I know there is something wrong with the world, because that headline is based on an actual study that suggests that when women are too buddy buddy with their beau’s bros, he can’t get it [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

Tweet Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection by developmental psychologist Niobe Way is a must-read for anyone concerned with the so-called “boy crisis,” anyone who is raising a boy in the U.S., and anyone who doubts that feminism can—and should—improve the lives of boys and men. In this richly-researched book, based on [...]
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