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How Dadaji Became a Feminist How Dadaji Became a Feminist

My grandfather has always encouraged my independence. When I broke off an engagement with a man I know my grandfather had come to love, he surprised me when he said, “For the first time, you are not living under the control of a man.” Last year, when I objected to an ancient Hindu belief that says a grandfather goes…

A Hierarchy of Love and Loss and Prince  A Hierarchy of Love and Loss and Prince 

I will start by explaining: I drank too much last Wednesday.

Godly Father Advertises 'Gorgeous, 26-Year-Old Virgin' Daughter in Christian Magazine Godly Father Advertises 'Gorgeous, 26-Year-Old Virgin' Daughter in Christian Magazine

Concerned father Stephen Stewart recently purchased space in Christianity Today to advertise his “virgin” daughter Rachel as the ideal, god-fearing mate. He did not, however, see reason to seek approval from his daughter, or to even let her know.

Vanessa Hudgens, Star Of Grease: Live!, Loses Her Father to Cancer Vanessa Hudgens, Star Of Grease: Live!, Loses Her Father to Cancer

Tonight Vanessa Hudgens performs the role of iconic bad girl Rizzo in Fox’s production of Grease: Live!. But she does so with the new and painful knowledge that her father, Greg Hudgens, passed away on Saturday night.

Dolly Parton Reminisces About Earning the Money to Spoil Her Parents 

On December 10 NBC premiered Coat Of Many Colors, a biopic about Dolly Parton and her family. The movie, which “received NBC’s biggest ratings on Thursday night since the 2009 series finale of E/R” has inspired interest in Parton’s family life and, in the spirit of the holidays, she has shared her first experience…

Charlie Sheen: Denise Richards a 'Heretic Washed Up Piglet Shame Pile' Charlie Sheen: Denise Richards a 'Heretic Washed Up Piglet Shame Pile'

In honor of Father’s Day, the mild and graceful Charlie Sheen took to Twitter in order to compliment his ex-wife and mother of his children, Brooke Mueller. Then, turning his attention Denise Richards, his other ex-wife and mother to his other children, he let fly lines of misogynist, free-verse vitriol.

You Don't Have Daddy Issues But Your Piece of Shit Father Might You Don't Have Daddy Issues But Your Piece of Shit Father Might

Until recently, I’d never been on the website AskMen.com, I suppose largely because I never had the occasion to ask a man anything. The site’s tagline touts that it is a place where men can become better men, though on my first visit I’m already suspicious that any of my questions will be answered or that I will…

My Boyfriend Mocks Me for Being Unemployed My Boyfriend Mocks Me for Being Unemployed

Welcome to Friendzone, Jezebel's column devoted to dealing with the valuable people in your life who you're not humping. Got an issue and looking for guidance? Email friendzone@jezebel.com.

Show Us Your Dads At Their Most Dad-tacular Show Us Your Dads At Their Most Dad-tacular

In the spirit of Father's Day this Sunday (remember to send your Dad that bouquet of ties he's been dropping hints about!), we're celebrating the men who raised us by showcasing them at their most Dad-tacular. That's right. Our dads at Peak Dad. It's on.

Dads Pretend to Breastfeed for Well-Intentioned But Annoying Campaign Dads Pretend to Breastfeed for Well-Intentioned But Annoying Campaign

Project Breastfeeding is a photo campaign featuring fathers pretending to breastfeed their infants. Its slogan, "If I could, I would," is meant to show male support of breastfeeding, but inadvertently comes off as another source of pressure in the "Breast is best" debate.

Dad With Cancer Writes 800 Notes to His Daughter Dad With Cancer Writes 800 Notes to His Daughter

A 44-year-old man who was diagnosed with life-threatening cancer feared that his daughter would go through high school without her father's love and guidance. And so he decided he was going to stick around — in the form of 826 prewritten notes. Tear ducts: activate.

I Have a Dream That Someday a Picture Like This Won't Be a Big Deal I Have a Dream That Someday a Picture Like This Won't Be a Big Deal

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the best orators in the history of the world and was one of the Top 10 Americans ever. Believe me, I'm not comparing myself to a legend like Dr. King, but I'm going to share my version of the "I Have A Dream" speech with all of you.

What's Your Funniest, Saddest, and/or Loveliest Dad Memories? What's Your Funniest, Saddest, and/or Loveliest Dad Memories?

If you have a father — or father figure! — memory to share, let's get so emotional together.

By the Way, Lots of Dudes Aspire to Be Dads By the Way, Lots of Dudes Aspire to Be Dads

Yes, yes — we all know that the highest calling for women in fascist countries is to birth beautiful, stout baby-soldiers for the State, but a new, conveniently-timed Father’s Day poll suggests that lots of men want to be dads one day. In fact, just about as many men as women aspire to carefully guide an infant human…

Now Dads Are Just as Stressed About Not Spending Time with Their Kids as Moms Are Now Dads Are Just as Stressed About Not Spending Time with Their Kids as Moms Are

We've reached a new milestone in the effort to gender-neutralize the division of household labor: fathers are now just as stressed about not having enough time to bond with their children as mothers are. Parenting stress, at long last, is really becoming gender-blind.

Father's Stunning Portraits of His Daughter Look Like Classic Paintings by the Masters Father's Stunning Portraits of His Daughter Look Like Classic Paintings by the Masters

If you've never seen the work of Bill Gekas, you're in for a treat: The Australian photographer creates gorgeous images that look like classic works of art. The beautiful model is none other than his daughter, Athena, who is now 5 years old.

In Studies That Make Perfect Sense, Men’s Views on Abortion Change with Personal Circumstances In Studies That Make Perfect Sense, Men’s Views on Abortion Change with Personal Circumstances

A new study of unmarried men living (in sin, hellfire, brimstone, blah!) with female partners has found that most of them would prefer to be consulted about an impending abortion, and, perhaps encouragingly, that this insistence to be included in a pregnancy-terminating decision had less to do with entrenched…

Are Father/Daughter Dances Sexist? Are Father/Daughter Dances Sexist?

Daddy/daughter dances are almost always creepy. But do they constitute gender discrimination? If you're in Rhode Island they do.

Oh, Look, People May Not Be Taking Purity Balls as Seriously as We Thought Oh, Look, People May Not Be Taking Purity Balls as Seriously as We Thought

You remember purity balls, right?! The ones that are like "put on a white dress, hold a white rose, dance with your dad, sign a contract to Ziploc your vagina, and also it's sorrrrrt of like you're marrying your dad but shhh?" Those? As it turns out, they're not as ubiquitous as it initially seemed. Which is GREAT,…

Dads Are Using Their Kids’ Sporting Events to Get Out of Helping with Household Chores Dads Are Using Their Kids’ Sporting Events to Get Out of Helping with Household Chores

In their Herculean efforts to avoid doing chores around the house, fathers will stoop to pretty much everything, even sitting through an excruciating pee-wee basketball game during which their children forget which end of the court to defend and accidentally score a miraculous, game-winning field goal for the opposing…

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