1 girl = Acceptable token.
1 girl + 1 girl = Catfight.
1 girl + 1 girl + 1 girl = Slippery slope.
1 girl + 1 girl + 1 girl + 1 girl = Emasculating vortex.
1 girl + 1 girl + 1 girl + 1 girl + 1 girl = War zone.
[This post inspired by the ongoing and increasingly ludicrous media-created competition between Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie, who, I'm guessing, don't give a flying flip about each other, but are nonetheless cast as opponents, rivals, veritable nemeses because our culture provides so precious few narratives about women in shared spaces, about female allies, about women who deeply love other women, about sisterhood. And its lovely, lovely benefits.]