Ask a certain kind of twentysomething woman whether she ever visited, 10 or 15 years ago, a website called gURL. But even though it was a precursor to the likes of Jezebel and Rookie as a pioneer of youthful pop-feminism, the site is now somewhat forgotten. While Sassy has inspired countless odes even a book! It was a place to learn and talk about the things nobody would discuss offline — everything from Morrissey to masturbation, acne to riot grrrl, relationship jealousy to inverted nipples. Growing up in West Orange, New Jersey, founders and childhood friends Rebecca Odes and Esther Drill were increasingly disillusioned with the media available to preteen and teen girls. Through honest writing, visuals and liberal use of humor, we try to give girls a new way of looking at subjects that are crucial to their lives … Our content deals frankly with sexuality, emotions, body image, etc. If this is a problem for you, you might not like it here. Odes, Drill, and McDonald had a deliberately subversive agenda in mind from the beginning. Since then, the site has switched hands a few more times; it still exists, and is currently owned by teen conglomerate Alloy.
Mar 6th, 2020
So I just found this article on gurl. It is written by a shy, introverted girl and she listed 10 resolutions all shy,introverted girls need to make. I challenged myself to do this several times and always failed at it. There are other things I need to work on first. I mastered this one throughout the years. Mission accomplished. I joined a community where I made some pretty damn awesome new friends.
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A list of 50 sites similar to gurl. Description : Girl website for teenage girls. Get advice about life, love, relationships, sex, your body and how to deal girl issues.
I wanted information, and the Internet was where I could find it. In the late nineties and early aughts, I was a hairy preteen at the intersection of collecting Barbies and growing boobs. Significantly, the original gURL. Rather, the site featured comics, original drawings, and reader-created art that helped illustrate everything from anatomical diagrams to boy problems to bisexuality. It catered to where I was at the time: caught between playing paper dolls and gleefully popping zits. For me, gURL. I [went] to the bookstore and secretly bought the Deal With It! It had the most amazing, straightforward info about sex and body stuff in a way I had never ever been taught.