News that Walmart is peddling a “Training to be Batman’s Wife” T-shirt to juniors has raised ire for its retrograde bullshittery. Lost in the ruckus is the fact that it’s not just offensive for its sexism — it’s offensive because Batman is the type of douche that no woman would realistically go for. Surely there’s a better superhero to aspire to love? Nah, doubt it.
It’s hard not to be inspired by Beyoncé. Queen Bey is on top of the world, and as a woman, that’s something to celebrate. Through her talent, intelligence, and passion, Beyoncé has reclaimed femininity as a mark of agency and power, and has proven that through hard work and perseverance, any woma…
I support health at every size. I support doing what you personally have to do to feel good in your skin, and in your body. And if that means weight loss, then it means weight loss—in a healthy way that works for you, not by super-restrictive diets and starvation. So, Wil Wheaton, who recently mentioned that he was working on getting healthier and wanted to share that with his fans, has my full support. I totally think it’s great he wants to be healthier.
During last night’s Video Music Awards, Beyoncé melted the MTV stage by performing a medley of her latest self-titled album as a pre-cursor to accepting the 2014 Michael Jackson Vanguard Video award. And now you can relive the moment at your desk. Happy Monday!