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News by greekgirlA posted over a year ago
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I found this wise letter written to a, well, if i said what i wanted to, it would take too long. So, just read.

Dear Mr. Thatcher,

I have been a loyal user of your Always maxi pads for over 20 years, and I appreciate many of their features. Why, without the LeakGuard Core™ or Dri-Weave™ absorbency, I’d probably never go horseback riding or salsa dancing, and I’d certainly steer clear of running up and down the beach in tight, white shorts. But my favorite feature has to be your revolutionary Flexi-Wings. Kudos on being the only company smart enough to realize how crucial it is that maxi pads be aerodynamic. I can’t tell you how safe and secure I feel each month knowing there’s a little F-16 in my pants.

Have you ever had a menstrual period, Mr. Thatcher? Ever suffered from “the curse”? I’m guessing you haven’t. Well, my “time of the month” is starting right now. As I type, I can already feel hormonal forces violently surging through my body. Just a few minutes from now, my body will adjust and I’ll be transformed into what my husband likes to call “an inbred hillbilly with knife skills.” Isn’t the human...
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Opinion by terhenetar posted over a year ago
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I have seen this somewhere, probably even in this club, “this” being the statement that the best thing about being a woman is the ability to doll yourself up. I must say that I have been completely confused. I cannot understand why anyone would willingly objectify themselves and see it as something to be proud of. And, before you ask, I am not talking about BDSM or any variation thereof, because sexual preferences of consenting adults are absolutely none of my business. :) What I have in mind is making a doll out of yourself on a daily basis. One more thing, I am not trying to belittle or offend those who do so, merely attempting to understand the reasons behind it. Maybe I should have put it into answers section, but it is a bit long, so I have decided to post it as an article.

Firstly, the reason why I consider dolling oneself up a form of objectification is quite obvious – it is, after all, making one look similar to a Barbie doll by the use of make-up and clothes. I do not even want to begin the never ending rant “Why Barbie dolls enforce harmful gender stereotypes”, it would simply take too much time. So, the thing that puzzles me is this: why does...
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Opinion by SelinaKyle posted over a year ago
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Over It
by Eve Ensler
Tony award winning playwright, performer and activist

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I am over rape.

I am over rape culture, rape mentality, rape pages on Facebook.

I am over the thousands of people who signed those pages with their real names without shame.

I am over people demanding their right to rape pages, and calling it freedom of speech or justifying it as a joke.

I am over people not understanding that rape is not a joke and I am over being told I don't have a sense of humor, and women don't have a sense of humor, when most women I know (and I know a lot) are really fucking funny. We just don't think that uninvited penises up our anus, or our vagina is a laugh riot.

I am over how long it seems to take anyone to ever respond to rape.
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List by StarWarsFan7 posted over a year ago
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1.) Eat Chocolate. Chocolate helps you have less stress which will make you feel better when having PMS.

2.) Try not to act like you are having your Premenstrual Syndrome. Such as, walking like something is wrong with your pad/tampon. Act like you have nothing wrong with you and act natural. Then, no one will know.

3.) When coming back from school/work, go to bed. Laying down helps your period and lets it go more smoothly so you won't have a delay in your usual period time. It also helps you relax.

4.) Be careful to not jump so much. It'll make all the blood come out faster and it'll make you feel, a bit uncomfortable.

5.) Change your pad/tampon daily or hourly.

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Opinion by maritina12345 posted over a year ago
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MOST POPULAR GIRLS ON YOUTUBE

Vevo, an account on youtube for a lot of singers that always post their latest music videos and songs, made a list for the most popular singers!

Who is most viewed? Beside Lady Gaga, Rihanna & Shakira are second and third.

Britney, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Selena Gomez were in the top ten. Ke$ha and Miley Cyrus followed close behind them!

Here is the complete list:

1. Lady Gaga – 1.632.450.395
2. Rihanna – 1.333.881.663
3. Shakira – 947.239.912
4. Britney Spears – 853.910.418
5. Beyoncé – 735.023.571
6. Taylor Swift – 493.208.814
7. Jennifer Lopez – 463.577.450
8. Katy Perry – 414.950.899
9. Selena Gomez – 354.322.114
10. Christina Aguilera – 217.634.971
11. Ke$ha – 191.642.959
12. Jessie J – 187.993.705
13. Nicki Minaj – 174.877.413
14. Miley Cyrus – 150.422.719

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Opinion by Kiniko90 posted over a year ago
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DISCLAIMER: Article taken from link. Originally from link by link.

Real women do not have curves. Real women do not look like just one thing.

Real women have curves, and not. They are tall, and not. They are brown-skinned, and olive-skinned, and not. They have small breasts, and big ones, and no breasts whatsoever.

Real women start their lives as baby girls. And as baby boys. And as babies of indeterminate biological sex whose bodies terrify their doctors and families into making all kinds of very sudden decisions.

Real women have big hands and small hands and long elegant fingers and short stubby fingers and manicures and broken nails with dirt under them.

Real women have armpit hair and leg hair and pubic hair and facial hair and chest hair and sexy moustaches and full, luxuriant beards. Real women have none of these things, spontaneously or as the result of intentional change. Real women are bald as...
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Article by selgomez5613 posted over a year ago
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List by karpach_14 posted over a year ago
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Be well groomed and take pride in yourself.

1. ridiculously huge coupon a day. Like doing Sacramento at 90% off!

Try cute hairstyles! Wearing your hair down day after day can look boring and uninspired. Scrunchies and cute hair clips are a must! It's nice if your accessories match what you're wearing; which should compliment your figure.
Wear deoderant. Especially during P.E. Anti-perspirant deoderant is the best kind because it slows down sweating when applied directly to your arm-pits. If deoderant isn't really your thing, perfume or sweetly-scented body spray is a nice alternative. Fruity or bubblegum fragrances are perfect!
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2.Don't be shy! Make new friends constantly and socialize with everyone. Develop a great sense of humor and bubbly personality!
2Talk to every guy in the school as much as you can. Don't judge them on their looks, it's superficial. Smart kids aren't necessarily 'nerds' and almost always have amazing personalities. Branch out and get mingling!
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List by karpach_14 posted over a year ago
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OUTSIDE

1.Smoky Eyes Makeup Tips LorealParisUSA.com/Smokey-Eye
Learn How To Get A Seductive Smoky Eye Look From L'Oréal Paris Experts

2.Hair - wash it every day, but don't use conditioner every time. Washing less frequently or using conditioner every day will lead to greasy hair. Comb it daily.

3.Eyebrows - comb and/or tweeze them regularly to keep them well groomed.

4.Eyes - if you have red, bloodshot, itchy eyes, get eyedrops and use them regularly. Get plenty of sleep to avoid puffiness.

5.Nose - blow your nose, don't pick it. Always blow your nose before leaving the house and check to make sure there's nothing left.

6.Lips - Every night put a little petroleum jelly on your lips before bed and wipe it off in the morning. You can also slather on any moisturizing lip balm.

7.Teeth - Brush twice a day. Floss at least once a day. If you have very crooked teeth, consider braces. Realize that you may not like them while they're on, but you will like the results!
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Opinion by AcidBanter posted over a year ago
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Fanpop isn't accepting links from blogspot anymore so added the article in this section, but here's the link to the original source:

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Ruth Elizabeth Davis, more commonly known as Bette Davis, was born April 5, 1908 in Lowell, Massachusetts. She was a precocious, self-absorbed child who discovered her love of acting while watching the play, The Wild Duck (by Henrik Ibsen) when she was a teenager, proclaiming, "Before that performance I wanted to be an actress. When it ended, I had to be an actress... exactly like Peg Entwistle (who played Hedvig in the play). Her doting, generous mother, Ruthie (Bette’s best friend for her entire life) sacrificed herself to Bette’s whim by working two jobs, one as a very talented portrait photographer and, the other, as a laundress, to supply funds for she and the Davis family to live in NYC and send Bette to acting school at the John Murray Anderson School of Theatre. Bette was, of course, the most exceptional pupil in her class, which made Ruthie’s efforts worth the trouble. By 1929 at age nineteen, Bette had...
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Article by addi123456 posted over a year ago
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A mothers whisper


In the night when your fast asleep.
Precious eyes closed…and in a beautiful dream.
You hear a whisper…a soft gental sound.
You smile…and laugh..nowing mother is around.
Trying not to wake up from this dream of yours.
It makes you feel safe….all nice and warm.
You feel a nice, soft, warm hand on your head.
Mother cries…..is she dead?
You try to move to tell her you’re alright.
But you cant move at all that night.
Mother sings me a beautiful ryme.
I try to wake up…its about time!
I wanna feel her warm imbrass.
Is it really way to late….
I see an angel up in the sky…
I see mother standing right by,
I walk to here and give her a hug.
Mother whispers…your in heaven my love(=

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Opinion by SelinaKyle posted over a year ago
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I admit I loved Disney Princesses as a little girl, I collected stickers and pictures of my favorites (Belle and Ariel and Cinderella) and have a lot of the movies.

But one curious thing I started to notice about Disney movies as I got older was that there were usually no mothers around, it was almost always a single dad and his daughter trying to get by. If there was a female adult, she was an awful stepmother or a wicked witch.

Here is a list of Disney movies (and many of these are based on folk tales and Grimm fairy tales, but they are the ones Disney seems to like to make movies of...) where the mother is missing or dead.
From Wikipedia:

[i]No (or 'absent') mothers:
Pinocchio: Pinocchio - no mother
The Great Mouse Detective: Olivia Flaversham - no mother.
Beauty and the Beast: Belle - no mother.
Aladdin: Jasmine - no mother
Pocahontas: Pocahontas - no mother
Chicken Little - no mother
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Article by addi123456 posted over a year ago
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Finding you! And your goal in life(=

You are you. You came into this world for a purpose, and god has a plan and goal for you to achieve in life. Sometimes though its hard to find that one thing that god has put you down on earth for. To find it you really need to look at yourself, and your dreams, goals, and what you love . Look at your talents. Growing up as a teenager, life is rough. There is soo much drama, and school, and pure pressure! You need to block that out of your life, and focas on what your going to do when your older, and your goal and purpose for being on earth. Because what you are when your older, might actually change the world and make a big difference in it. It could change history! It took my a long time to figure out what my goal, and purpose was. After a lot of thought, I realized my goal and purpose was to help people. Like I am now. I am very good with giving advice. And that it one of my strong talents that I have. If someone tells you that you want make it far in life, and that your dream wont come true. Do not listen! If you want it to come true, you can do it! Don’t let anyone else bring you down on...
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Opinion by addi123456 posted over a year ago
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Lets stop bullying


This is for all the kids who get bullied, and for the people who do bully.

Most kids get bullied every single day at school, outside, at the park, or even in there own house. If You are one of those kids, send me a story and I will make sure to help you(= Y in the world do they bully!? I will tell you y. 1. Because it lifts them up, it gives them power. If you want power, don’t bully on a little kid! What if you were that little child. They just wanna live life the fullest. What if that child died that day, and the only memories he has or his family has is of him getting hurt and bullied, and name calling. 2. They are jelous. They bully because there jelous, and when they bring the other children down, they don’t have as much pride, and confedience. 3. Because its fun…..That is the most pathetic, mean, horrible thing…BECAUSE ITS FUN!? Ok soo hurting little kids…is fun!? They are a human being! A soul! They have feelings! They are probly scared! There just like you…but they actually have a heart. Unlike you bullies! If you are upset about your life, or about something tell someone...
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Opinion by addi123456 posted over a year ago
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My story. The life of me…….


Hey everyone My name is addi ( addisyn) but I just like addi. I am 16 years old and I was born on January 1. I have 9 other brothers and sisters. I also have an identical twin. My life is very complicated, and I desided to share it with others who would like to hear. When I was young, I was raised to be strong, and to work my hardest, and never to give up. I was in gymnastics at the age of 6, cheerleading at the age of 6, swimming when I was 14, karate when I was 9, and dance when I was around 7. This was the dream for me! I loved what I did! My mom was a stay at home mother, she home schooled all us kids. I thank her very much for spending all her time to home school us bratty children! =P At the age of 10 I had more responsabilties then prob any other 10 year old. My mom was diegnosts with cancer. She was in the hospital most of the time. My job was to clean the house, and take care of the younger ones. I still did my gymnastics, cheerleading, swimming, karate, and dance, ontop of doing school. I didn’t have to do all of those things, but I wanted to. When I got a little older, my mom was still sick in the hospital....
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Opinion by addi123456 posted over a year ago
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How to get along with your mother.

This is for all the girls who have a mom.

Mothers…………..Ugh! They drive us crazy sometimes. They ground us for no reason, they yell at us for the littlest things, they imbarrise us, and wont leave us alone! Sometimes you just wanna yell and scream! Sadly you cant do that to your mother. But what you can do is prevent your mom from doing all these things. Before I give you these tips, im gonna help you like your mother more. And have a beter relationship with her. Your mom gave birth to you. She fed you, kept you alive, and raised you to the beautiful, strong, smart girl that you are now. She gave you a house, food, and clothes. As us teenage girls get older, we feel that our mother doesn’t understand us, and she never will…..We feel like shes not listening and shes being mean on purpose. Shes always catching eevryting we do that is wrong. But you have to remember, she does that because she loves. And cares for you. She doesn’t want you going down the wrong rode. Think of all the good things your mom does for you. She does to the store with you, or gives you...
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Opinion by addi123456 posted over a year ago
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How to get along with your mother.

This is for all the girls who have a mom.

Mothers…………..Ugh! They drive us crazy sometimes. They ground us for no reason, they yell at us for the littlest things, they imbarrise us, and wont leave us alone! Sometimes you just wanna yell and scream! Sadly you cant do that to your mother. But what you can do is prevent your mom from doing all these things. Before I give you these tips, im gonna help you like your mother more. And have a beter relationship with her. Your mom gave birth to you. She fed you, kept you alive, and raised you to the beautiful, strong, smart girl that you are now. She gave you a house, food, and clothes. As us teenage girls get older, we feel that our mother doesn’t understand us, and she never will…..We feel like shes not listening and shes being mean on purpose. Shes always catching eevryting we do that is wrong. But you have to remember, she does that because she loves. And cares for you. She doesn’t want you going down the wrong rode. Think of all the good things your mom does for you. She does to the store with you, or gives you...
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Opinion by addi123456 posted over a year ago
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Some girls really hate themselves. They think there fat, or to skinny, or they have huge eyes, or they hate there acne. Every girl has a flaw about themselves. YOu wont find a perfect girl. But what i can say is that every single one of you girls are beatiful. Y? Because you were created by a wonderful god! He created you in his eyes. Think of yourself as a painting. YOu see the ones that look like a mess! well because they were made by a famous artist, there beautiful, and unique! LIke you! Whos to say you arent pretty?The boys? The other mean girls? Who made up the rule that being fat, or having round eyes........isnt pretty? You are yourself and unique in your own way. Just like a painting. One day a man will love you for you!! When i was younger I had horrible low self eistem.It was soo bad i could barely look in the mirror. Well my Mom taught me a trick.... I sat there and told myself...this is not going to work...she has no idea what she is saying... I am glad my mom told me about this, because she died, and if i didnt use her trick i would still be hating myself. The trick is....every morning and night, stare in the mirror and tell yourself....I am beautiful! I love my...
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List by breebree446 posted over a year ago
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Girls
are like
apples on trees.
The best ones are
at the top of the tree. The
boys don't want to reach
for the good ones because they
are afraid of falling and getting hurt.
Instead, they just get the rotten apples
from the ground that aren't as good,
but easy. So the apples at the top think
something is wrong with them, when in
reality,they're amazing. They just
have to wait for the right boy to
come along, the one who's
brave enough to
climb all
the way
to the top
of the tree.
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List by breebree446 posted over a year ago
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1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE.
"If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."

2. My mother taught me RELIGION.
"You better pray that will come out of the carpet."

3. My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL.
"If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!"

4. My mother taught me LOGIC.
"Because I said so, that's why."

5. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC.
"If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you're not going to the store with me."

6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
"Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident."

7. My mother taught me IRONY.
"Keep crying and I'll give you something to cry about."

8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.
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List by Summer_Leanne posted over a year ago
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-He stares at you a lot
- He hits you a lot(playfully)
- He uses the first thing that pops into his head to start a converstaion with you
- He yelled, "HI"to your mom that day she picked you up from school
- He blew off his buds to go see "Brown Sugar" with you cuz you couldn't get another girl pal to go and didn't want to go alone
- He tries to make you laugh anyway even if he gets hurt in the process
- His voice gets softer when ever you two talk
-You hung up on him. He called you back
- You where invited by him to a group outin
- He called you to talk about nothing at all.
- He imitates your laugh Which makes you laugh even harder
- He remembers little things you mention in casual conversation
- He sometimes stares straight into your eyes.
- He uses every possible way to touch you (your hair, face, etc.)

Now make a wish.
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Opinion by cassie-1-2-3 posted over a year ago
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This is mainly directed toward those who feel they are too small. I have no experiance with the other side of the issue.

I get somewhat annoyed and insulted when girls talk negatively about their small breast.
Girls wearing a size C think they're flat chested.. I always considered C to be large, but what do I know?

Girls cry over size B

Little girls saying "I'm worried about my body development. I'm 11 years old and I'm only a C cup"

I am small.. I've never come across anyone my age (20) of similar size or smaller than me and I'm not at all exaggerating. Everyone who I see complaining about their breast being too small are larger than me.. It seems like an indirect insult to myself. But I'm happy with my size. I think it fits my body well. I don't think I would enjoy being much larger. Of course, I have my tbouts of wishful thinking, but it's really not that bad... (I'm not willing to say what size because I don't know you guys, sorry)
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List by cassie-1-2-3 posted over a year ago
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Just a warning, I’m really weird about talking about this kind of stuff, so I may seem a little immature here.



I know that there are many females of various ages who suffer from the dreaded menstrual cramps (I hate the word “period” when used in this sense, so I’m going to avoid it as much as I can)

There are a few ways you can get rid of the cramps once they start, but I personally, would rather avoid them all together. What I do to achieve this is very VERY simple. This may sound a little disgusting to some of you, and it’s a little awkward for me to share, but the best thing to do is to use the restroom constantly when you feel your menstrual cycle approaching. By using the restroom, I mean emitting bowel movements, A.K.A. going #2.
The reason for this is that when your menstrual cycle approaches, all the muscle walls inside involuntarily relax. In order to do this, all the muscles in the general area just relax, and because this is not the feeling your body is most used to, you’ll try extra hard to flex them and tighten up again without you even knowing. This is the cause of your cramps. Your muscles are getting sore...
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List by tatajackson posted over a year ago
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Movie actress Marilyn Monroe was known as a sex symbol and "blonde bombshell." She's best known for her glamour, her comedic wit, and iconic portrayals of "dumb blondes."
we approve that marilyn monroe is one of the sexiest woman ever on earth. what so ever.. she really enjoy her life for being a woman... check some of her quotations a bout being a woman.

Selected Marilyn Monroe Quotations:
• It's all make believe, isn't it?

• If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere.

• I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.

• I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.

• I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.

• I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.

• I'm trying to find myself as a person, sometimes that's not easy to do. Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do. The best way for me to find myself as a person is to prove to myself that I am an actress.

• I am trying to prove to myself that I am a person. Then may be I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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This isn't an attempt to pass this article off as my own. I read it and I thought maybe others would appreciate it as well.


By Jessica Leigh Griffith

This is my tribute to the nice girls. To the nice girls who are overlooked, who become friends and nothing more, who spend hours fixating upon their looks and their personalities and their actions because it must be they that are doing something wrong. This is for the girls who don't give it up on the first date, who don't want to play mind games, who provide a comforting hug and a supportive audience for a story they've heard a thousand times. This is for the girls who understand that they aren't perfect and that the guys they're interested in aren't either, for the girls who flirt and laugh and worry and obsess over the slightest glance, whisper, touch, because somehow they are able to keep alive that hope that maybe... maybe this time he'll have understood. This is an homage to the girls who laugh loud and often, who are comfortable in skirts and sweats and combat boots, who care more than they should for guys who don't deserve their attention. This is...
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Article by breebree446 posted over a year ago
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The Difference between you and me!
Calling me FAKE won't make you REAL,
Calling me STUPID won't make you SMART,
Calling me WEAK won't make you STRONG,
Calling me UGLY won't make you PRETTY,
Calling me POOR won't make you RICH,
Calling me FAT wont make you SKINNY,
Calling me UNCOOL wont make you COOL,
So why bother?



This is from a little something I found online. This makes a lot of sense to me and I bet it makes sense to other girls like me. Bullying is an ugly thing. Don't let them get to you, girls. They aren't worth your time.


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Article by breebree446 posted over a year ago
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I am the girl that doesn't go to school dances, or games, and when I do go, I sit in a corner and read a book. I am the girl that people look through when I say something. I am the girl that spends most of her free time reading, writing, or doing other activities that most teenagers wouldn't call normal. I am the girl that people call weird and a freak either behind my back or to my face. I am the girl that doesn't spend all her time on MySpace, or talking to a girlfriend on a cell phone or regular phone. I am the girl that hasn't been asked out in a year. I am the girl that has stopped to smell the flowers and jump and splash in the rain. BUT I am also the girl who knows and is proud to be who she is, doesn’t care if people call her weird (it's a compliment), who loves reading and writing and doing the things that no one seems to have the time to do any more, who loves and is obsessed with The Mortal Instruments and Maximum Ride, who can express herself better with words than actions, who doesn't need a guy to complete her, and knows the importance of the little things. Copy and paste this onto your account, and add your name to the list, if you are anything like me, so the...
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Opinion by Cinders posted over a year ago
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A long time ago, I wrote an article on link, and the misconceptions about not calling yourself a feminist. Since it was so long, I highly doubt that it was read by its target audience, so I'm going to keep this one very short.

I won't repeat myself on detailing all the different schools of feminist thought, especially because I doubt you're interested. Instead, let me just say this: Feminism is like many religions or philosophies. Just as one person who calls herself a Christian can have vastly different views and beliefs by another calling herself a Christian, the same can happen with feminism. Feminists often debate and criticize each other, and there are plenty different "sects," if you will, of feminism.

Feminism is also similar to Islam in the Western World. There are insane Islamic extremists who use excessive violence to make a point. However, the vast majority of Muslims reject this extremist sect and preach peace and cooperation. Just as Islam has radicals, so are there extremists...
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Opinion by Dragonclaws posted over a year ago
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Calvin and Hobbes in their club GROSS: Get Rid Of Slimy girlS
So, hello, I’m Dragonclaws. I have a good-sized interest in gender equality and examining sexism and such. I’ve stumbled across these gender-related clubs about Being a Woman and Being a Man. Going from one to the other, specifically from Being a Woman to Being a Man, the stark difference is quite stunning. I find the differences between the two clubs to distinctly represent the cultural divide between the two gender groups, and as an extension to represent the forms of sexism developed by our society.

First of all, let’s examine the avatar used by each club. The avatar used to represent being a woman is an artistic depiction of a female face. The face is formed from colorful designs of teardrops, striped waves, and circles, in addition to distinct facial features (i.e. lips, eyes, nostrils). In contrast, the avatar used to represent being a man is a sexually attractive woman. Just that. Nothing fancy at all.

What do these avatars convey about being a woman or being a man? Well, the Being a Woman avatar suggests that women are interested in aesthetics, color, and beauty – even that these are inherent features, given that the designs make up the...
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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One Flaw In Women

By the time the Lord made woman,
He was into his sixth day of working overtime.
An angel appeared and said,
"Why are you spending so much time on this one?"
And the Lord answered, "Have you seen my spec sheet on her?
She has to be completely washable, but not plastic,
have over 200 movable parts, all replaceable
and able to run on diet coke and leftovers,
have a lap that can hold four children at one time,
have a kiss that can cure anything from a scraped knee to a broken heart
-and she will do everything
with only two hands."

The angel was astounded at the requirements.
"Only two hands!? No way! And that's just on the standard model? That's too much work for one day. Wait until tomorrow to finish."

But I won't," the Lord protested.
"I am so close to finishing this creation that is so close to my own heart. She already heals herself when she is sick AND can work 18 hour days."
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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Emails.

Guy/Girl

HOW TO TELL IF GUYS LIKE GIRLS:

1. The guy will be nice to you.
2. He will tell you that you did well, even if you did horrible.
3. He might make fun of you.
4. He’ll want to be your friend.
5. He might compliment you on your hair, even if you wear it that way every day.
6. He'll stick up for you.
7. He will start hanging out with your friends.
8. He'll flirt with you.
9. He’ll call you for no good reason.
10. He'll make eye contact with a happy grin on his face.

HOW TO TELL IF GIRLS LIKE GUYS:

1. They always talk about the different varieties or guys.
2. They stare at you with a smile on their face.
3. They always seem to be talking about how nice you are.
4. They laugh at all your jokes.
5. They ask you who you like, continuously.
6. They talk to your friends a lot.
7. They always are flirting with every other guy, except you.
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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Email.

Girls Don’t Realize These Things

I'm sorry
That I bought you roses
to tell you that I like you.

I'm sorry
That I was raised with respect
not to sleep with you when you were drunk.

I'm sorry
That my body's not ripped enough
to "satisfy" your wants.

I'm sorry
That I open your car door,
and pull out your chair like I was raised.

I'm sorry
That I'm not cute enough
to be "your guy".

I'm sorry
That I am actually nice;
not a jerk.

I'm sorry
I don't have a huge bank account
to buy you expensive things.

I'm sorry
I like to spend quality nights at home
cuddling with you, instead of at a club.

I'm sorry
I would rather make love to you then just screw you
like some random guy.

I'm sorry
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Opinion by lorette posted over a year ago
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DR. ALICE von HILDEBRAND
On the Privilege of Being a Woman

January 14, 1997
New York Catholic Forum Lecture
- Simone de Beauvoir, in The Second Sex, wrote that women hate their bodies. Women are physically weaker, less clever, have less power and prestige. For men, procreation is a moment of physical ecstasy, whereas women suffer the discomfort of pregnancy and the agony of childbirth.

- Feminism is a metaphysical revolt against the characteristics of women. Men seem to have all the advantages, and so feminists try to become a caricature of men.

- Historically, women have been looked down on. Aristotle considered women deficient men. Church fathers (St. John Crysostom), poets (Milton), novelists (Hugo) psychoanalysts (Freud) have all denigrated women.

- Beauvoir wrote, "A man is a human being. A woman is just a female." She charged that the bible and the Church bear a heavy share of responsibility for the subjugation of women.
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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Great email.

A TRUE BOYFRIEND

When she walks away from you mad:
Follow her.

When she stares at your mouth:
Kiss her.

When she pushes you or hit's you:
Grab her and don’t let go.

When she starts cussing at you:
Kiss her and tell her you love her.

When she's quiet:
Ask her what’s wrong.

When she ignores you:
Give her your attention.

When she pulls away:
Pull her back.

When you see her at her worst:
Tell her she's beautiful.

When you see her start crying:
Just hold her and don’t say a word.

When you see her walking:
Sneak up and hug her waist from behind.

When she's scared:
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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Another email I got and ABSOLUTELY ADORE.

To the nice guys left:

To every guy that regrets hurting or losing her.

To every guy who knows which girl he wants.

To every guy that's said, "You're beautiful."

To every guy that was never too busy TO DRIVE across town (or across the STATE) (or across the country) to see HER.

To every guy that gives her flowers and a card when she’s sick.

To every guy who has given her flowers just because.

To every guy that said he would die for her.

To every guy that really would.

To every guy that did what she wanted to do.

To every guy that cried in front of her.

To every guy that she cried in front of.

To every guy that holds hands with her.

To every guy that kisses her with meaning.

To every guy that hugs her when she's sad.
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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More emails.


GEOGRAPHY OF WOMEN

Between 18 and 22, a woman is like Africa, half discovered, half wild, naturally beautiful with fertile soil.

Between 23 and 30, a woman is like Europe, well developed and open to trade, especially for someone with cash.

Between 31 and 35, a woman is like India, very hot, relaxed and convinced of her own beauty.

Between 36 and 40, a woman is like France, gently aging but still warm and a desirable place to visit.

Between 41 and 50, a woman is like Great Britain, With a glorious and all conquering past.

Between 51 and 60, a woman is like Yugoslavia, Lost the war and haunted by past mistakes.

Between 61 and 70, a woman is like Russia, very wide with borders now unpatrolled.

After 70, she becomes Tibet. Wildly beautiful, with a mysterious past and the wisdom of the ages....only those with an adventurous spirit and a thirst for spiritual knowledge visit there.
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From an email I got.

"The Rules" from the male side

We always hear ‘the rules’ from the female side. Now here are the rules from the male side. I’m not saying I like them, but it’s only fair to present both sides.

1.    Men are NOT mind readers.

2.    Learn to work the toilet seat. You’re a big girl. If it’s up, put it down. We need it up. You need it down. You don’t hear us complaining about you leaving it down.

3.    Sunday sports: It’s like the full moon or the changing of the tides. Let it be.

4.    Crying is blackmail.

5.    Breasts are for looking at and that is why we do it. Don't try to change that.

6.    Shopping is NOT a sport. And no, we are never going to think of it that way.
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Here’s another email guys! lol Enjoy!!

A Spanish Teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine. "House" for instance, is feminine: "la casa." "Pencil," however, is masculine: "el lapiz."

A student asked, "What gender is 'computer'?"

Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into two groups, male and female, and asked them to decide for themselves whether "computer" should be a masculine or a feminine noun. Each group was asked to give four reasons for its recommendation.

[I]The men's group decided that "computer" should definitely be of the feminine gender ("la computadora"), because:

1. No one but their creator understands their internal logic;
2. The native language they use to communicate with other computers is incomprehensible to everyone else;
3. Even the smallest mistakes are stored in long term memory for possible later retrieval; and
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Another email…


Dear Tech Support,

Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slow-down in overall system performance - particularly in the flower and jewellery applications, which operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0.

In addition, installation of Husband 1.0 seems to have uninstalled many other valuable programs, such as Romance 9.5 and Personal Attention 6.5, and then installed such other undesirable programs as NFL 5.0, NBA 3.0.and Golf Clubs 4.1.

Conversation 8.0 no longer runs, and Housecleaning 2.6 simply crashes the system.

I've tried running Nagging 5.3 to fix these problems, but to no avail. What can I do ????

Signed, Desperate



[I]Dear Desperate:

First keep in mind that Boyfriend 5.0 is an Entertainment Package, while Husband 1.0 is an Operating System.

Please enter the command: 'http: I Thought You Loved Me.htm' and try to download Tears 6.2, and don't forget to install the Guilt 3.0 update.
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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More emails...

Men Are Just Happier People

Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can be President. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can wear NO shirt to a water park. Car mechanics tell you the truth.

The world is your urinal. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky. You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt. Same work, more pay. Wrinkles add character.

Wedding dress - $5000. Tux rental - $100. People never stare at your chest when you're talking to them. The occasional, well-rendered belch is practically expected. New shoes don't cut, blister, or mangle your feet. One mood all the time.

Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat. You know stuff about tanks. A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase. You can open all your own jars. You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness. If someone forgets to invite you, he or she can still be your friend.
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Another email.

WOMAN'S PERFECT BREAKFAST

She's sitting at the table with her gourmet coffee.
Her son is on the cover of the Wheaties box.
Her daughter is on the cover of Business Week.
Her boyfriend is on the cover of Playgirl.
And her husband is on the back of the milk carton.




WOMEN'S REVENGE

"Cash, check or charge?" I asked, after folding items the woman wished to purchase. As she fumbled for her wallet, I noticed a remote control for a television set in her purse. "So, do you always carry your TV remote?" I asked. "No," she replied, "but my husband refused to come shopping with me, and I figured this was the most evil thing I could do to him legally."




UNDERSTANDING WOMEN
(A MAN'S PERSPECTIVE)

I know I'm not going to understand women.
I'll never understand how you can take boiling hot wax,
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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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From an email I got.



TAKING A WOMAN TO BED

What is the difference between girls/woman aged: 8, 18, 28, 38, 48, 58, 68, and 78?

At 8 -- You take her to bed and tell her a story.

At 18 -- You tell her a story and take her to bed.

At 28 -- You don’t need to tell her a story to take her to bed.

At 38 -- She tells you a story and takes you to bed.

At 48 -- She tells you a story to avoid going to bed.

At 58 -- You stay in bed to avoid her story.

At 68 -- If you take her to bed, that'll be a story!

At 78 -- What story??? What bed??? Who the hell are you???

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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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From another email I got.
Ladies: Have a sense of humour!! ;)


New Evening Classes for Women

1. Silence, the Final Frontier: Where No Woman Has Gone Before

2. The Undiscovered Side of Banking: Making Deposits

3. Parties: Going Without New Outfits

4. Man Management: Minor Household Chores Can Wait Till After The Game

5. Bathroom Etiquette I: Men Need Space in the Bathroom Cabinet Too

6. Bathroom Etiquette II: His Razor is His

7. Communication Skills I: Tears - The Last Resort, not the First

8. Communication Skills II: Thinking Before Speaking

9. Communication Skills III: Getting What you Want Without Nagging

10. Driving a Car Safely: A Skill You CAN Acquire

11. Telephone Skills: How to Hang Up

12. Advanced Parking: Backing Into a Space

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Article by isabelle_905 posted over a year ago
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From an email I got.

Rules for Men

1) Any man who brings a camera to a bachelor party may be legally killed and eaten by his fellow partygoers.

2) Under no circumstances may two men share an umbrella.

3) Unless he murdered someone in your family, you must bail a friend out of jail within 12 hours.

4) If you've known a guy for more than 24 hours, his sister is off limits forever, unless you actually marry her.

5) Complaining about the brand of free beer in a buddy's fridge is forbidden. Gripe at will if the temperature is unsuitable.

6) When stumbling upon other guys watching a sporting event, you may always ask the score of the game in progress, but you may never ask who's playing.

7) It is permissible to have a fruity chick drink only when you're sunning on a tropical beach ... and it's delivered by a topless supermodel ... and it's free.
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More lovely emails!! Ladies, I'm sure you can all vouch for these!

9 WORDS WOMEN USE

1. Fine: This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up.

2. Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house.

3. Nothing: This is the calm before the storm. This means something, and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothing usually end in fine.

4. Go Ahead: This is a dare, not permission. Don't Do It!

5. Loud Sigh: This isn’t actually a word, but a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men. A loud sigh means she thinks you are an idiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you about nothing. (Refer back to #3 for the meaning of nothing.)
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I didn't write this. I got it in an email and it made me smile!! Enjoy!



The Why's of Men

1. WHY DO MEN BECOME SMARTER DURING SEX?
(because they are plugged into a genius)

2. WHY DON'T WOMEN BLINK DURING SEX?
(they don't have enough time)

3. WHY DOES IT TAKE 1 MILLION SPERM TO FERTILIZE ONE EGG?
(they don't stop to ask directions)

4. WHY DO MEN SNORE WHEN THEY LIE ON THEIR BACKS?
(because their balls fall over their butt-hole and they vapor lock)

5. WHY WERE MEN GIVEN LARGER BRAINS THAN DOGS?
(so they won't hump women's legs at cocktails parties)

6. WHY DID GOD MAKE MEN BEFORE WOMEN?
(you need a rough draft before you make a final copy)

7. HOW MANY MEN DOES IT TAKE TO PUT A TOILET SEAT DOWN?
(don't know.....it never happened)

8. WHY DID GOD PUT MEN ON EARTH?
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Opinion by Cinders posted over a year ago
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(c)Lisa Regna, A Write to Heal
"The mystery of our time is the inability of decent people to get angry."-- Eric Hoffer

I'm going to ask you a question right now, and you can feel free to answer honestly. Do you consider yourself a feminist?

After reading the responses to _lina_'s link, I decided to remind everyone here, particularly women in the western world, what feminism today is really about.

Modern women in Europe and North America enjoy a multitude of freedom that often goes underappreciated. Women today are afraid to call themselves feminists because of the negative stereotypes associated with that word. Before I talk about the present, let me talk about the past and let you know what a feminist really is.

In her pick, lina defined feminism as "a) the principle that women should have political, economic, and social rights equal to those of men b) the movement to win such rights for women" which is from the Webster's New World dictionary. Atari (rightfully) pointed out that it was more than that. That feminism is everything, the positive and negative...
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Opinion by vider69 posted over a year ago
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If I was given the choice I would still prefer to be a woman, I believe in equal rights however being a woman is a great thing, there's nothing like having a girls night in (or a girls night out) Watching chick flicks (no matter what age you are) being independent, as I have found since I am 'happily' divorced from my ten plus year marriage, now I'm enjoying being a woman more than ever. I can do what I like and being in charge of 'the remote' is great, I understand that 'some' people have experienced messy divorces or choose to be in a relationship, but I'm just happy to embrace my 'new life' and I'm loving it, it would be great to have a 'being single' spot (if there isn't one already)
Being a woman to me is:
Changing my hair color whenever I want.
Dressing up or being bummy and enjoying it.
Being feminine.
Watching a 'chick flick' with a glass of red wine and good quality chocolate.
And many, many other things that would take me forever to write.
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