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Feminspire | April 16, 2014

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On Coming Out of the (Feminist) Closet

April 26, 2013 | Katherine Klaus | 3 Comments

How old were you when you knew?

Did you feel different from other kids? Did you try and keep it a secret? Did you tell some friends but not others? Did you tell your parents? What about your office? And … Read More

“I’m Not One of ‘Those’ Girls,” and Other Misguided Ways We Validate Ourselves

April 16, 2013 | Sid | 7 Comments

I watched a fair amount of TV growing up—much more than I do even now (I also played outside more than I do now and read more than I do now, so I assume there were simply more hours in … Read More

Jello Shots and Jameson: A Girl’s Best “Friends”

March 22, 2013 | Chelsea Leibow | One Comment

Tick, tick, tick. It’s Friday, 5:58pm. Two minutes until blissful, pleasure-seeking, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off-level freedom. Her feet are swollen from a weeks worth of pounding pavement, smiling through her teeth at demanding clients, and dodging her mother’s phone calls. … Read More

How to Mend a Broken Heart

January 9, 2013 | Phoebe Eccles | 299 Comments

You’ve swapped your lacy knickers for ones big enough to encompass the pain in your heart. You’ve made three drunk calls in the space of an hour. You’ve exhausted both your friends and your eyeballs with your incessant and slightly … Read More

Sex and the Sarah: Signs of a Bad Texter

January 6, 2013 | Sarah Garner | 33 Comments

There are a lot of things that can kill a flirtation buzz for me — an unfortunate haircut; a homophobic sentiment; a lack of appropriate Leslie Knope worship — but nothing does it quite like bad texting. In this modern … Read More

Your Guide to Curing a Hangover

December 9, 2012 | Sarah Pires | 320 Comments

It is Sunday morning. You wake up at 5 A.M, dying of thirst. Drink an entire glass of water. Your stomach feels a little queasy, but you eventually get back to sleep. You wake up at 7 A.M with a … Read More

Feminspire Staff Reveals Embarrassing Sex Confessions

December 2, 2012 | Jessica Knox | 50 Comments

So, a lot of sex talk goes on at Feminspire headquarters. One day we got to talking about our sex confessions and awkward moments à la the teen magazines of our youth, and we found we had a lot … Read More

12 Great Gifts for the Cat Lady in Your Life

November 21, 2012 | Sahra Schukraft | 37 Comments

Here at Feminspire, it’s no secret that we love our cats: the majority of our staff are self-proclaimed cat ladies, and I’m no exception. I love and spoil my dear Maven so much he has his own page on Tumblr. … Read More

10 Sizzling Sex Tips For Mind-Blowing Misandry

November 2, 2012 | Kitty | 38 Comments

Ever wanted to make your sex life a little more misandrist? Of course you have!

Here we have the top ten tips and tricks for sexy, mind-blowing misandry, from our friend Kitty at the Misandrist Sex Tips blog on Tumblr:

10. A … Read More

The Smart Way to Win Arguments

September 20, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 48 Comments

I tend to avoid conflict like a lactose intolerant person avoids milk. When coerced into a debate, my face goes red and my nostrils flare to a disproportionate size. I try to exude wisdom and composure at … Read More

It’s My Birthday And I’ll Cry If I Want To

September 19, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 57 Comments

The very idea of turning 20 makes me more anxious than a kitten being threatened with a water gun. By now I should be mature, charming and dashingly good looking, but instead I’m a neurotic puddle who can’t even talk … Read More

10 Sensory Pleasures That Make Me Inordinately Happy

September 14, 2012 | Veronica Glab | 331 Comments

1. Soft Fabrics

The other day, I went with my mother on a department store outing to get some layers for autumn.  I had my eye on practical things, and easily skimmed past lacy blouses and miniskirts, UNTIL: the back … Read More