“The more women of any age who are in control of their own orgasm the better”
— Fay Schopen
: Why is Good Housekeeping’s ‘intimate test’ on vibrators so shocking?
Mount Everest avalanche leaves at least six Nepalese climbers dead
An avalanche on Mount Everest early on Friday has killed at least six local climbers and left several others injured.
Nine climbers are still missing, according to local authorities, and the death toll appears likely to rise in coming hours. Four bodies have so far been recovered, local police officials said. Full story
“The statistics on domestic violence, for instance, or the disproportionate impact of austerity on women, or the peculiar predicament of women from ethnic minorities are not a matter for national shame and urgent attention – until a female foreigner of a certain age points them out. Then we must get busy saying well, at least we aren’t as bad as South Africa, or – and here we really clutch at the flimsiest of straws – Saudi Arabia.”
— Tanya Gold
: Britain may have a sexist culture – but at least it’s British sexism, eh?