Whether dining out for a romantic date or showing your love by preparing someone a special meal, there is no question that eating is a sensual act. But some foods have earned special distinction as super sexy libido boosters. For our Food & Sex issues, the Ms. Fit editorial staff decided to put the sexiest foods to the test.
In Ching-In and Cassie’s Family, Cultural Differences are Navigated in the Kitchen
1. Making Dumplings (Ching-In)
We began our relationship by eating together.
Cassie courted me by offering to pick up extra goat milk from the raw milk farm. I made avocado and berry smoothies out of the produce I received as part of a year-round produce-buying cooperative my housing co-op participated in. She surprised me with homemade pie. Eventually, we were making lettuce wraps and vegetable stir-fry together a few times a week.
FIFA’s final approval on hijabs worn in play stands to broaden girls’ soccer participation throughout the Arab world. After a two-year trial period following the controversial disqualification of Iran’s female team in the 2011 Olympics, head coverings are now officially legal in international play. Sahar Al Hawary, FIFA committee member, hopes the approval will encourage less adaptive countries to follow suit.
Our Digest of Feminist World News and Opinion
Brandeis University reverses the decision to award an honorary degree to invited speaker Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who until recently was among those selected to be honored at Brandeis’s 2014 commencement. A noted champion of women’s rights and outspoken opponent of genital mutilation, Ali is no stranger to controversy. Her forceful comments hurled at Islam have earned her plenty of scrutiny. Is her hostility toward the largest religion in the world justifiable? Other advocates, such as writer Aaminah “Jay” Khan, don’t find a contradiction in the label Feminist Muslim.
The Final Four rumbles into Nashville this weekend, and many anticipate a Connecticut-Notre Dame face-off for the ages. But is the 2014 Championship fated to go to the two undefeated teams? Maryland and Stanford present formidable competition, with Chiney Ogwumike heading the Cardinal resistance.