The irreverent women’s blog founded by Jane Pratt, posted the latest in its “It Happened to Me” series, first-person confessionals on topics that are sometimes whimsical (“My Toilet Exploded on Friday, xoJane. Again. ”), often dark (“This could be the very first time I’ve Written About My Rape, and I’m Doing it For You, Todd Akin”), often awkward (“I attempted to own Intercourse With My Gay most readily useful Friend”), but often shocking. Surprise is what xoJane does best — it really is, most likely, the book whoever previous beauty editor, Cat Marnell, published an essay about utilizing Arrange B as her favored type of contraception, and posted regularly about her spiraling drug addiction through to the website fired her for refusing rehab.
Shock attracts attention. Shock creates pageviews.
And also this installment, by freelance journalist Jenny A, appears poised to blow each of its predecessors from the water. It’s been tweeted and Facebooked tens of thousands of times and it is now the many commented-on “It occurred to Me” tale ever. Continue reading Been There As Well: “Racist” Asian Woman Will Not Date Asian Men