Protestors Shut Down Chicago’s Shopping District On Black Friday Over Laquan McDonald Killing

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 10:30 am

Hundreds of protesters blocked many entrances to stores throughout Chicago’s “magnificent mile,” its high-end popular shopping district on Black Friday.
The protests, spearheaded by Jesse Jackson along with other activists were over Laquan McDonald’s brutal killing at the hands of a police officer from last year.
The release of the video showing the shooting… More »

Anne Hathaway Is Pregnant With Her First Child

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 9:00 am

Oscar winning actress Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman are expecting their first child. Yay!
33 year old Hathaway is in her 2nd trimester according to sources, and the couple are ecstatic after having struggled with fertility issues and considering adoption earlier this year. So far the actress is healthy and feels great.
The couple… More »

Shooter At Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood Kills 3 Before Being Taken Into Custody [UPDATED]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 27, 2015 - 9:15 pm

A gunman has locked himself inside a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs in what is being called an active shooter situation. Police have the building surrounded and have already exchanged gunfire with the shooter; so far, eight nine people have been shot, including four officers. The shooter is described as “a white man in a trench coat… More »

5 Secrets To Keeping Things Hot In The Bedroom In A Long-Term Relationship

Ask Men | November 27, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Remember the honeymoon phase of your relationship? It was a time when the two of you couldn’t keep your hands off of each other. You would find new and creative ways to express your love in a physical way. You had what felt like the energy of 10 men.
As the months and years go… More »

Gift Guide: For Your Friend Who’s Transitioning

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

So your friend came out as transgender/genderqueer/non-binary! Yay! The holidays are actually a pretty perfect time to show your friend your support, both by taking that old holiday advice to let the people you love know that you care and by giving them gifts that’ll help their transition. Take care to ask themMore »

14 Books To Read When You Want (Or Need) To Escape Your Family

Megan Reynolds | November 27, 2015 - 1:00 pm

You can talk to your family all day, if you want or you can just sit somewhere nice and not think about being related to anyone. More »

Charli XCX Made A Documentary About Feminism In The Music Industry

Bronwyn Isaac | November 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Have women gained as much ground in the past few years as it seems, or are we distracted and seduced by a sort of “pop-feminism” that seeks to label everything feminist or not feminist, without actually digging into the roots of sexism? More »

I Had A Severe Panic Attack And PUNCHED A Stranger On Black Friday | November 27, 2015 - 11:30 am

Black Friday isn’t a good time to find out you have a panic disorder.

It was my first year living away from home. I’d moved to Chicago for art school and stayed in the city over the Thanksgiving break. On Friday morning, I remembered my grandfather’s birthday was coming… More »

Here Is CL’s “Hello Bitches,” Your New Anthem For Just About Every Situation

Megan Reynolds | November 27, 2015 - 11:00 am

Dance like every single eye is on you because you deserve it; this is magic. … More »

The Internet Gets Wet With The “Condom Challenge”

Bronwyn Isaac | November 27, 2015 - 9:00 am

The newest gorgeous ripple in the trending tides of the internet is the hashtag #CondomChallenge, which seeks to promote safe sex by urging participants to fill a condom with water and drop it on the head of a friend or enemy, submerging them like a latex mermaid. The cool thing is that condoms are so… More »

Amelia: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Happpppy Thanksgiving, readers! Here’s what I’m giving thanks for this year… More »

Robyn: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Robyn Pennacchia | November 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Happy Thanksgiving! Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I am going to have to stay in Chicago this year instead of getting to spend time with my family back home in either Rhode Island or Rochester, NY. I am super close with my family, so I’m a little bummed–but, thankfully, we’re not people who put a… More »

Megan: 10 Things I’m Thankful For In 2015

Megan Reynolds | November 26, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The last time I was required to speak on what I was thankful for, I was standing in a circle in my ex-boyfriend’s living room, holding hands with strangers, all of whom seemed perfectly comfortable and at ease with being totally earnest. I’m not sure what I said, but it was clearly influenced by the… More »

On Thanksgiving, Gratitude & Family-By-Choice

Katie Klabusich | November 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

It took several decades and multiple disownings, but family got simple for me a few years ago: family is made up of the people who stick around to support you no matter what, no “We’ll love you anyway,” assumptions, or prerequisites. Now, family members are the people I count on and I getMore »

Finding A Breakup’s Silver Lining

Ask Men | November 26, 2015 - 11:30 am

Breakups suck. Let’s not beat around the bush. There’s pain, anguish, anxiety, and fear. A major part of your life has been removed, and your overall system has been shocked. Read more at Ask Men…More »

Brilliant Tokyo-Based Company Sends Cute Guys To Cuddle You

Bronwyn Isaac | November 26, 2015 - 11:00 am

Have you ever found yourself awake at night wishing a verified cutie would cuddle you to sleep and listen to all your problems? More »

Rebecca: 10 Things I’m Thankful For In 2015

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 26, 2015 - 10:00 am

Happpppy Thanksgiving! More »

Jennifer Lawrence Slated To Direct Upcoming Comedy “Project Delirium”

Bronwyn Isaac | November 25, 2015 - 5:00 pm

With an impressive amount of hit films under her belt and time navigating the industry, she feels now is the ideal time to start embarking on her directing path. More »

Erykah Badu’s Answers For Us Weekly’s “25 Things” Feature Are The Realest Shit

Megan Reynolds | November 25, 2015 - 4:30 pm

May we all one day transcend the fuckery that surrounds us and get on her level. … More »

Pharma-Bro Martin Shkreli Will Continue Selling Daraprim For $750 A Pill

Robyn Pennacchia | November 25, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Shocker! More »

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