Tag Archives: online 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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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Most of us [twentysomething women] aren’t scrambling to lock down boyfriends by age 25 — we’re busy building our careers.” A lengthy but important read on the relationship between “dick culture” and “rape culture”. Why I don’t do Christmas. On defending (and critiquing) Beyonce: “She’s not a perfect feminist (none of us are), she [...]
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Guest post: An open letter to desperate men on social media

TweetThis is a guest post from Chelsea Fagan. Chelsea is a Senior Writer at Thought Catalog and the author of the forthcoming book “I’m Only Here for the WiFi”, out next month! Hi Guys, How are you? I hope the day finds you well, though I must admit that I imagine you don’t receive an [...]
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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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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Online Dating Edition

Tweet Online dating. It’s far from an unexplored topic in the feminist blogosphere. We’ve talked before about some of the dangers of online dating.  And over at GOOD, Jill Fillipovic had a brilliant piece about how two years of online dating taught her to spot red flags in potential suitors. (Clue number one: “I’m a [...]
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