- Winter, when boys won't wear coats. (Photo: Samuel Corum)
BUT MOOOOOM: Adolescents explain why they refuse to wear coats when it is cold outside. "Coats are just a hassle, putting it all on," said Jack Rogers, 12. "It makes me bulky. I just like to be in short sleeves."
AFTER THE JUMP: Failed pick-up lines; the Nancy Pelosi magazine gap; more on why women aren't people.
FAILED PICK-UP LINES, as attempted on a new D.C. intern: “You’re over 18?”; “Why don’t you come live with me?”; “I got about three women living with me, you can come too"; “All we do is have sex all day long"; "I’m being square with you. I’m being *circle* with you"; “I’m drunk.”
THE PILL doesn't cause infertility; chlamydia does.
INTRODUCING the Radical Women's History Project, courtesy of Shelby Knox: "I want a real women’s history. I need it and so do a lot of other women and men. . . . every day this year, starting on January 1st, 2011, I’m scouring the internet and books and any other source I can find to chronicle the lives and the accomplishments of the world’s women, explicitly centering women of color, indigenous, queer, trans, disabled, and non-Western women, and I’m posting them here for whomever would like to use them.
INSIDE the pop culture trope of mental illness and creativity.
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON, residents of D.C., get kicked out of John Boehner's new House.
MORE ANALYSIS of Scalia's assertion that the U.S. Constitution doesn't cover discrimination against women.
MS. MAGAZINE dings Time and Newsweek for featuring John Boehner on their covers, but never granting the cover treatment to Nancy Pelosi.