Femininity, reexamined.



Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Elizabeth Warren Cast as the “Real” Wonder Woman

After what many Americans thought to be a surefire casting of Hilary Clinton as America’s next Wonder Woman, Elizabeth Warren is now quickly replacing Clinton as a fan favorite, especially after her crazy-sexy speech to save Planned Parenthood a few weeks ago, and of course, the fact that she simply doesn’t want the job. With Wonder Woman set to come out

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Falling in Love With Cupid: an Interview

Ah, Cupid. Our favorite Greek god of erotic love, desire, and affection. With Valentine’s Day (Or for us single ladies, Galentine’s Day – thank you, Leslie Knope!) quickly approaching,  we at The Gabbler thought it appropriate to...

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Dear Mindy Kaling, Will You Be My Best Friend?

Let’s face it – a true best friend is hard to find, especially if you’re hoping to hit the jackpot and land a movie star BFF. While several of us at The Gabbler did audition for Paris...

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

How To Not Get Raped

After writing the article “College Women, Stop Getting Drunk” in Slate last week about why women should stop drinking alcohol at parties to better avoid those darn rapists, Emily Yoffe has faced a bit of criticism. But...

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Confessions of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl

The following  journal entry is an excerpt from Laurie Penny’s forthcoming memoir, Confessions of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl. Penny recently divulged her status as an MPDG in an article  for The New Statesmen. Since then, she’s...

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Shit Not to Say on a First Date

“Have you heard about that new drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea?” “Oh, you’re from Texas? I have this thing for cowboys. But only because of some pretty intense erotica I’ve been reading lately.” “Hast thou not heard, my...

Friday, March 1st, 2013

What is a Woman?

After re-reading Esquire’s 2009 essay ‘What is a Man‘ recently, we decided it was about time to figure out what a woman was: A woman believes that being prepared for the day includes remembering to carry chapstick.  A...

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Shit Girls Say About "Girls"

Everyone’s watching Lena Dunham’s new HBO show, “Girls.” In fact, the 26-year-old triple threat (writer, director, actress) took home two Golden Globes a few weeks ago for Best Comedy Series and Best Actress in a Comedy Series....

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

A Heartfelt Chat with HPV

We at The Gabbler were a bit taken aback when Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 44, a low-risk strand of the virus, requested an interview to with us to “set the record straight about me and my strand.” At...

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