open letter to a rock god

Dear Rob Dickinson (formerly of the Catherine Wheel): When I was 15, I did something stupid: I went to a show in Philly with a friend, and we threw our bras at you. I didn’t understand then what I know now: that it was a silly, immature thing to do; that, if you and your […]

open letter

To the person who searched “america’s next top model the heshe” and ended up on my blog: The correct term is “transgender,” or “transwoman.” Read. Learn. Stop using “heshe.” Sincerely,Rachel

news and notes

A few women-centered notes this morning: Cara at the Curvature has a pretty awesome Open Letter to Eliot Spitzer up this morning. Top Chef returns tonight with Season 4 based in Chicago. This season presents an even split – 8 male and 8 female contestants. This is the first time there’s been a balance since […]

Open Letter to the Poster of Inappropriate Materials on the Picture Board

Dear Poster of Inappropriate Materials on the Picture Board, You clearly have noticed that we have affixed a large cork board to a wall in the kitchen. Because you seem unable to comprehend it’s actual purpose, I’m going to explain it to you now. At the top of this cork board, you will find a […]