The Female Gaze: After the Final Rose

Each week in The Female Gaze, Faith Newport engages the trends, events, and issues that affect women—and the men who care about them.Has anyone else hit that phase where you don't talk to your friends about the TV shows you watch because you're worried about how unhip and bland you'll seem if you admit to actually liking TV? Maybe it's just me. Maybe it's because I watch The Bachelor. I'll admit it: The entire franchise is my ultimate guilty pleasure. Ever since I started watching (halfway t … [Read more...]

The Female Gaze: He Said What?!

Each week in The Female Gaze, Faith Newport engages the trends, events, and issues that affect women—and the men who care about them.Slut.Whore. Hoe. Skank. Slag.Slut.Ugly words. In light of Rush Limbaugh's very public outburst, maybe it's time to start a conversation about why these words still have so much power. After all, Mr. Limbaugh has made a career for himself out of being inflammatory--and, by extension, incredibly rude--so why all the outrage over this statement? Don't we have h … [Read more...]


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