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Feb 17 2016
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I’m not offended. I can just tell this will not be productive. I understand your point and still disagree with you.

Feb 16 2016
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No, actually I don’t believe it’s impossible to have diversity in shape, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation. Standards of beauty have changed and expanded in the past, and there is no reason we cannot continue to make progress with greater diversity in modeling and fashion. Read more

Feb 15 2016
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She’s a larger version of the ideal body — hour glass shape, large breasts, smooth skin. I’m glad that they are featuring Ashley, but plus-sized models are a reminder that I can’t aspire to that standard either. I’m not even plus-sized. But I know a model with my proportions, skin, and pre-spanx lumpiness would never Read more

Sep 7 2015
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In my (lesbian) experience: Some women will insist on paying just like dudes, but I have found that it’s pretty easy to institute splitting or turn-taking because we don’t have the same cultural baggage. When I met my partner, we split the first date and discovered that we both strongly prefer splitting — so it was a Read more

Aug 11 2015
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I will admit that I have a bad habit of looking at my phone while walking. But the only time it seems to piss people off is when I’m legally crossing the street — apparently drivers want me to pay attention so that I will yield to them, even though I have the right of way. Read more

Jul 8 2015
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Exactly — not paying people is very common and Obama definitely did this. I once interviewed for a position with Obama’s analytics team. They wanted me to work 25+ hours per week between 9 and 5 for zero dollars. I was 29 and about to get my Ph.D. in a related field, so it’s not like I was interviewing to enter data Read more

Jul 7 2015
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I miss the olden days of Jezebel when discussing weight / measurements was frowned upon, to the point where top commenters would call you out for pretty much any comment in this long thread. Now we’ve got like 20 comments in a row where people explain their own measurements and opine on which height / weight Read more

Jun 25 2015
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But if Visa takes the machine away, I can’t pay with a credit card at all...

Jun 25 2015
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Cash won’t die because of credit card fees. I live in a neighborhood with a lot of small businesses, and they either won’t accept cards at all, or they have a $10 minimum, or they grudgingly accept cards but there is a big sign to guilt customers into using cash. Read more

Jun 11 2015
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I recently realized that as a 30-something adult, I can have pop tarts whenever I want. I now have one every morning. Although technically they are not Pop Tarts but “wildberry acai organic toaster pastries.” (whole foods pop tarts) I think they’re basically no worse for you than power bars, breakfast bars, and other Read more

Jun 10 2015
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Thank you for calling out this transphobic garbage. Several of my friends shared it on Facebook; I’d like to think they just didn’t read it very carefully. I really hope they don’t agree that trans women aren’t real women, or that the trans community is somehow setting feminism back (because they have so much power Read more

May 7 2015
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I’m not insulted — just disagreeing. And I understand what you’re saying, because the current experience of getting a pedicure can’t be divorced from the low wages / the fact that it’s mostly brown women working on white women / etc. Read more

May 7 2015
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Reading your comments, I honestly think you have prejudice against the beauty industry that is sexist, and that you look down on certain types of work because it’s about being “pretty” / feminine / etc. This type of work requires talent and skill, and you’re acting like these workers may as well be wiping your bottom Read more

Apr 27 2015
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The royalties will support Vega’s music and career. My guess is that she’s 100% ok with it. Besides, she released a CD of other people’s bootleg covers of Tom’s Diner. She’s open to covers in all styles.

Apr 7 2015
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I hope this time they’re able to get the main characters in a room together for more than a few scenes. For me, the biggest flaw in season 4 was that they tried to make up for eveyone having different schedules by only following one character per episode — so we missed the fun of them interacting. I would rather see 6 Read more

Apr 6 2015
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Wow — I’m stunned. But I actually kind of like it. Maybe we throw people out too quickly when they fuck up. If RS was happy with their writers and editors before this, maybe it’s a good thing to allow them to redeem themselves. I doubt a fact will go unchecked for a long time, anyway. And people are going to Read more

Apr 5 2015
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Yeah, obviously a troubled 19 year old would be sure to have all her ducks in a row. Nothing else is possible.

Apr 5 2015
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I have no idea if an assault took place. I don’t think we’ll ever know. I’m just saying the fact that some details didn’t check out isn’t definitive proof that she was never assaulted and made the whole thing up to further the feminist agenda.

Apr 5 2015
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This is hardly the most important thing at stake here, but I’m curious to see what happens to Erdely’s career after this. How do you recover from such a monumental fuck up, that everyone knows about, that had such major consequences? Her career as a freelance journalist has to be over (right??), but it will be Read more

Apr 5 2015
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Okay, but there is a big difference between remembering the details of a medical surgery that everyone knows about and talks about, and remembering the details of a traumatic attack that you didn’t report at the time. And even if there weren’t, everyone is different. Studies say trauma victims often misremember Read more