Monthly Archives: September 2014

“Girls Are So Catty” and Other Thinly Veiled Misogynies

Back when I was in grammar school, I was your standard cis gendered female child with plenty of female friends. We played Barbie dolls together, wore lots of pink and sparkles, and agreed that boys had cooties and were “icky.” It was a simpler time. Once adolescence hit, we became inured to the notion that […]

Chest/Tricep Combo Workout!

Don’t neglect your pecs! When you work chest, you are usually also engaging your triceps, which are a secondary muscle to your pectorals. The triceps are also the muscles that make your arms look swole – NOT your biceps. The bicep only has two heads – BIcep, two heads, get it? But the tricep has […]

Workout Playlist #40

1) Quiet Riot – Cum on Feel The Noize This (vastly superior) cover of a Slade song will get you super pumped for your workout! 2) Nico & Vinz – Am I Wrong One of the few songs currently on the top 40 that sounds like it actually had some thought put into it. 3) […]

A Lady’s Guide to Compliments

The other day, I came in to work in the morning and noticed the dress¬†my friend was wearing. Immediately, I said to her, “That is such a cute dress.” “Thank you!” she beamed, as I instantly realized: I really don’t even like the dress that much. I gave my friend a compliment about her dress […]

Nothin’ Like A Dame

Sometimes you just need to sit down, turn your brain off, and watch a good ol’ musical comedy film, where men were men, women were¬†extravagantly attired, and children were poorly cast. I’ve compiled a brief list of some of my favorite musical films, ones where women are more than just fabulously dressed – they are […]