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Bullied Teen, Who Once Made An “It Gets Better” Video, Commits Suicide


Heartbreaking news: a teen who once made a video for the “It Gets Better” Project committed suicide yesterday after dealing with ongoing harassment because of his sexual orientation. Jamey Rodemeyer, 14, of Buffalo, NY, had been questioning his sexuality for some time and recently blogged: “I always say how bullied I am, but no one listens. What do I have to do so people will listen to me?” Apparently, Jamey’s family was aware of the harassment he faced from classmates and were working with Williamsville North High School officials as best they could to help him; his mom said he had “issues” for years and that he was seeing a social worker and therapist. Keep reading »

GIF Of The Day: Jon Hamm Works It

I don’t know why this GIF is cracking me up so much, but I wish Jon Hamm really did pose for the cameras like this. Nice hip action. Keep reading »

September 20: What Are We Wearing Today?

What Are We Wearing?
Time to Unveil what Everyone on Staff is wearing! Dum dum dum… All together now — Yay!

Gwyneth Paltrow Is Just Messing With Us Now

First there was William Joel. Now we have Leonard Kravitz. What’s next? James Fallon? Kenneth G? This chick is too much. [Dlisted] Keep reading »

Soapbox: Celebrate Your Dang Anniversary In Person—Not On Facebook!

If you wish your spouse a happy anniversary in the privacy of your own home, does it count? Apparently not. I’ve noticed an influx of wedding anniversary, humblebrag updates on Facebook lately. Here are a few favorite examples posted in the last month*:

“Five years ago this very day, I married the man I love. We danced to “L-O-V-E” as sung by Natalie Cole. Today, our anniversary, we plan to keep that dance going. Dearest Kevin, I do!”

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10 Things You Need For The Perfect Girls’ Night In

Oh, happy day! “Bridesmaids” — you know, the number one female-centric comedy ever — is out on DVD and Blu-Ray today. In honor of the film, we’re thinking about what makes for the perfect girls’ night in. Here are 10 essential elements — and remember … no boys allowed! Keep reading »

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