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Miss America Contestant Says She’ll Get A Double Mastectomy Even If She Wins

For all the talk about Miss America being a “scholarship program,” we all know that at its essence, it’s still more a beauty contest than anything else. And even though the definition of beauty has evolved in so many ways over the years, some notions of it have not changed. Which is why current Miss District of Columbia (and former Miss Maryland) Allyn Rose has received hate mail over her plans for a double mastectomy. It turns out some die-hard pageant fans feel that a woman without breasts can’t meet the requirements of the title.

Allyn is planning to get a double mastectomy after her year of service as Miss DC or Miss America is over. Her mom, grandmother, and aunt all died of the disease and she feels as though this is her best chance of beating it. The preventative mastectomy has long been a controversial choice for women. Some people bristle at the idea of removing your breast before there is a confirmed problem. But for Allyn, it’s the safest option for a healthy future. “For me, breast cancer is not a matter of if. It’s almost a matter of when,” she told “Today.” Read more…

10 New Ways To Be That Obnoxious Facebook Friend

Let me ask you something. When was the last time you took a bubble bath? How many minutes did you work out at the gym today? What exactly went into making your breakfast smoothie this morning? Do you find it weird that I’m asking? Well, I find it weird that you tell me. Every single day. On Facebook.

Look, I’m not really your friend. That term is used very loosely on Facebook. Odds are we met in elementary school and I only really talked to you once or twice during recess. That said, I don’t need a play-by-play of your oh-so-fascinating life.

That obnoxious Facebook friend. We’ve all got them — we hate them, but we don’t defriend them. They’re like a car crash: you just can’t look away. Read more…

Anne Hathaway Says She’s Too “Vanilla” To Have Sex Appeal

Guess who probably won’t be starring in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie? In a recent interview Anne Hathaway described herself as “very vanilla.” She doesn’t think she has a whole lottasex appeal – at least when it comes to her onscreen presence.

I was seen as this bizarre-world good-girl cartoon that I in no way identified with — very vanilla, very sweet, very accessible, and not interesting. I had no grit, no sex appeal.

Aww, Anne. No sex appeal? No way! Let’s talk about this. Read more…

10 Sex Don’ts That Should NEVER Happen In The Bedroom

No matter how you put it — knock boots, smush, do the deed, get dirty — everyone has certain things they love during sex. Maybe you’re into girl on top. Maybe you’re a missionary kind of lady. Heck, maybe you get off when your guy wears a monkey suit. To each her own.

However, there are some things that are just absolute no-nos between the sheets. Yeah you may not like a dirty talker, but that doesn’t mean it’s an absolute don’t. They do exist, though. Check out 10 of our biggest sex don’ts here…

Rude Waiter Calls Customers “Fat Girls” On Restaurant Bill But It Gets Worse

Oh, this is bad. Really bad. Three women went out for a night on the town in Stockton, California, last week and just wanted to have some food and fun. At the Cameo Club Casino’s restaurant, they each ordered a tri-tip with fries and a soda, but when the bill came, they were floored — and not because of the price.

There printed at the top was “Fat Girls.” According to ABC News 10, one of the women, Christine Duran, saw it and couldn’t believe her eyes. When she told her friends, they thought she was joking at first, but when she showed it to them, they were understandably shocked and outraged. “I was like, ‘Oh, heck no,’” Isabel Robles told the station.

So they called the server over, and that’s when things went from bad to worse. Read more…

Racist Sorority Photo Is Sad Reminder That Ignorance Is Everywhere

There’s really little use debating if the photo currently under fire from a Penn State Mexican-themed sorority party is offensive. It is, without a doubt. In a picture from the party, members of the Chi Omega sorority are seen dressed in ponchos, sombreros, and fake mustaches. That alone is questionable to some, but the signs they were holding were undeniably outrageous. One read: “Will mow lawn for weed + beer” and the other: “I don’t cut grass, I smoke it.” Read more…

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