Posts in category "Gender roles"

Hey Woman, That Slut is Your Sister

Hey Woman, That Slut is Your Sister
By Tinita Tennant She’s a slut. She’s a whore. And she’s your Sister. Seriously my last nerve was plucked as I watched one of the leading daytime talk shows debate if another woman was indeed a slut or not. I was perturbed to hear another woman say she’s not a slut, she’s a whore; a... Read more »

Behold, the Good Girl is Dead.

Behold, the Good Girl is Dead.
By Sylvia Snowden Kim Kardashian and Kanye West mean absolutely nothing to me. No disrespect or anything, it’s just that in the grand scheme of my life, they’re of no consequence. So when I heard they were finally getting married, I didn’t care (not even a little). But one day, my girlfriends asked me to... Read more »

“HELP! My Husband is Bisexual”

“HELP! My Husband is Bisexual”
By A Comeaux Oh the summer secrets and inbox tales… In true A Comeaux fashion I obliged a great debate on twitter regarding sexual fluidity. I understand the attraction of one human to another and when we’re open, that barrier of a gender line is blurred. A woman can find another attractive without being a... Read more »
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Six Ways to Be an Excellent Gift Giver

Six Ways to Be an Excellent Gift Giver
by Gina B. Christmas is in a few days, and some of you are probably still struggling with the thought of having to buy gifts. It happens to the best of us. Even some of the most avid shoppers cringe at the thought of buying the perfect present. If you’ve ever been the person who... Read more »

Sorry Chicks, You Can't Reverse the One-Night-Stand

Sorry Chicks, You Can't Reverse the One-Night-Stand
By Lydia Katherine So you like the guy. He’s educated, motivated and highly anticipated for an appearance in your lustful, fictional, feature forecast. For his attention, you become an opportunist. For his affection, you are flirtatious. For his kisses, you are imaginative. When you are in the same room, you become shy, bashful at times.... Read more »

Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking

Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking
Hard work means little if you’re not good at networking. Every day, the hardworking worker bee is left behind because she’s too shy to network, too afraid to ask for help, or too soft-spoken to attract a mentor. Video: Meet “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske   “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske by Zondra Hughes If you’re the shy worker... Read more »
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The 4 Assumptions Women Shouldn’t Make About Men

The 4 Assumptions Women Shouldn’t Make About Men
By Liz Lampkin Women tend to make assumptions about men based what we observe or what men reveal to us. However, there are some hidden nuggets of knowledge that women fail to realize because we are jaded by negative myths and perceptions, selective memories, and personal experiences. Many women have the tendency to assume at... Read more »

Ladies Make Him PAY

By Sylvia Snowden I know that for some folks, the recession is in full swing and all, but make him pay for the date. Yes he has bills, but so have you. Make him pay. What’s that you say? “Is it alright for you to handle something small, like the tip?”  NO. Make him pay for... Read more »

Green Acres is the Place to Be

By Yanni Brown We’ve heard the expression the grass is greener on the other side but I overheard my mom and a group of her girlfriends discussing this said grass and wanted to glean from their wisdom, so I pulled up my chair and got an earful. The conversation began with something like this “It... Read more »
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When She Stopped Faking, She Found Love

By Sylvia Snowden He stared at me with such intensity that I was almost certain he knew what I looked like naked; though, I’d never actually undressed for him.  I was staring at him, too. I’d always wanted to fall in love but, I never really believed it would happen. For one, I was old,... Read more »