• Tits McGee

    love on the grid

    understanding relationships by the numbers

    November 20, 2014
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    Last night’s dinner was a towering mound of buttery pasta covered in homemade sweet ragu. There is no better expression of love than a homecooked meal, I believe, and the good friends who were part of my rotating cooking club really outdid themselves. The noodles were rich and the sauce meaty in a way that […]

    how to compliment a woman

    the best possible response to “Nice ass!” is “Thanks, I use it for pooping.”

    November 6, 2014
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    Do you mind if I say this? You look great. You are a very pretty girl. I mean, that’s not the only thing I care about in a person. But, yes, I do appreciate a good-looking… whoever you are. One evening in August, I made the fateful decision to treat myself to a dinner in […]

    On Belonging in Your Body

    making the world a better place for women

    October 9, 2014
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    The first thing women want is to feel that they belong in their bodies. We want to feel that our bodies are ours, and we want to feel good in them. It is the first thing we want because our bodies are the first things within our reach. Most of us—sometimes, or often, or most […]

    Do You Actually Know Desire?

    the science of lust and fussy libidos

    September 24, 2014
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    Sometime in the middle of August, I found myself struggling to feel desire for my boyfriend. As I juggled two internships, a nasty landlord, and the task of deep-cleaning my slummy home, I somehow lost the desire to initiate sex with him. It wasn’t that my libido suffered. I still wanted sex – in fact, […]

    a feminist defense of blowjobs

    Monica in the sheets, Hillary in the streets

    April 23, 2014
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    “Whenever I’m doing it, I’m usually planning my next meal.” So began Selkie* in the first of several conversations I had this week with friends who ‘fessed up to having mixed feelings about giving oral sex to penis-owning humans. “I don’t know a single woman who openly enjoys giving head, ” contributed Wags, as I […]