Tag Archives | women

FOX News = Barbies Selling Crazy

The bar for journalistic integrity is obviously low at FOX News. Not only do they repeatedly feature useless, sexist banter, but the channel uses attractive women as a sales tactic to push its socially remiss, conservative propaganda. For an entire rundown of sexist comments made on FOX News in the past few years check out MediaMatters, [...]

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The “Twilight” Feminism Debate

As the Twilight saga enters its last leg to unsurprising box office success ($589,073,698, worldwide, in its first two-and-half weeks), a new controversy is brewing around the impact of Bella’s character as a role model for teenage (and not so teenage) girls. Bella is a fictional character in a YA book turned into a blockbuster [...]

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How To Be An Empowered Woman

By Nora Bass What exactly does it mean to be an empowered woman? Certainly empowerment as an attribute for women is desirable, but the word offers myriad connotations. Vixely believes that empowerment, the sense of being empowered, is crucial for women to own and to recognize within themselves. How women derive their feelings of power [...]

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Game Time: Profile of Female Online Gamers Reveals They’re Southern & Sex-ay

We’ll let the infographic speak for itself. Apparently, women who game online are predominantly Gen Y (18-34), Southern, in surrious relationships, have more sex (WINNING) than non-online gamers and play typically at night to relieve stress. Interesting. Alright, Tap Zoo (whose CEO, DT, is a Vixely fave and definitely knows the minds of women, we can [...]

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Sappy Story Fetish: Mindy Kaling Nails Women in Rom Coms

Seriously, who doesn’t love a good romantic comedy (a.k.a. a rom com), the genre that makes sane women (and men) wrestle with their fetish for sappy stories and perfectly happy endings? Pairing Nancy Meyers and Hans Zimmer is de facto a Hollywood recipe for a tender tale full of giggles and joy. However, not all [...]

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Time Interview with Erica Jong: Sex, Power and Women

Time magazine interviewed  best-selling author Erica Jong (her taboo-breaking 1973 novel, Fear of Flying sold 20 million copies and her new anthology of essays and short stories, Sugar in My Bowl: Real Women Write About Real Sex (Ecco) — featuring contributions from Anne Roiphe, Gail Collins, Jennifer Weiner and many others- is fantastic, review to come shortly). Excerpt [...]

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Men and Women in Their Late 20s Are Getting Down

We are starting the vixely daily sex stat! We love statistics. And sex. And we  have tons of data we are excited to share. This one isn’t very shocking (the study attempts to be reflective of the U.S. population): Both genders are the most sexually active in their late 20s  (We are using “had sex [...]

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Orgasm Inc.

Interesting documentary about the pharmaceutical industry’s exploitation of Female Sexual Dysfunction. There is an oft quoted statistic that 43% of women suffer some form of sexual dysfunction, including low desire or interest and difficulty achieving an orgasm. Women’s sexual issues are important and women should feel comfortable discussing them. How do you treat women’s sexual [...]

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