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Fun with gifs.

Thanks to the uberawesome Deanna Zandt. Feel free to use them for all your giffing needs.

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Deanna Zandt: Fucking While Feminist 7

Jaclyn dives deep with social media maven Deanna Zandt about the implications of the recent showdown over Predditor, Gawker, and the general strategy of outing people who post nonconsensual creepshots of women on the internet. Plus: cocktails and polyamory. Well, talking about polyamory, anyhow.
Tune in right here.
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All of the basics, plus [...]

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Alyssa Rosenberg: Fucking While Feminist Episode 6

Pop culture critic Alyssa Rosenberg talks with Jaclyn about how to do movie and TV sex right (and how those lessons apply to real-world sex, too), and the sexual politics of the new fall TV season. Then they give advice to a woman about how to talk to her mom, who holds some retro (and [...]

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Jaclyn talking Porn, Politics and Sexual Agency on Melissa Harris-Perry

It’s true! And it all happened last weekend. Catch the video right here:

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Hope and rage

Here’s my speech from the Boston rally against the War on Women that happened last Saturday, April 28.

Transcript: Continue reading

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An Apology.

My recent column at GOOD* on Blue Ivy Carter has received some strong criticism, and rightly so. It erases the long, damaging history of white people (specifically white women) telling Black women the “right” ways to be sexual, as well as how to raise their children. Worse, it contributes to that dynamic. This was far [...]

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The new book is on shelves now!

Sorry for the long absence everyone. But I’ve got a good excuse: my new book, What You Really Really Want, has finally been born! You can order it here, and you can follow news about it, tour dates and more at whatyoureallyreallywant.net. Hope to see lots of you in my travels…

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They like it! They really like it!

The reviews have begun to come in!
Honestly, I can’t imagine how to properly express my gratitude for the reaction some of my heroes have been having to advance copies of What You Really Really Want. But as much as I’m humbled by their endorsement of my work, I’m also bursting with pride and can’t [...]

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I’m beyond honored to be attending the Nobel Women’s Initiative’s conference on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict, at which over 100 women from around the world – activists, academics, security experts, corporate leaders, and Nobel Peace Laureates Jody Williams, Shirin Ebdai and Mairead Maguire – are coming together next week to forge a new security, [...]

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When Sex is Painful, Valentine’s Day Doesn’t Look So Sweet

I’m quoted in this great piece by Chloe Angyal, which is full of good advice not just for those who have involuntary pain during sex, but for everyone who finds V-Day a little too full of performance pressure.

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Tune in tonight

Going to be on the Rick Smith Show tonight, talking about the GOP’s efforts to redefine rape and outlaw abortion, instead of creating jobs, like they promised. 9:15 ET. Tune in!

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