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True Story: Married … With A Roommate

New York City real estate causes many a housing arrangement made in desperation. If you live in NYC (or, for that matter, any city with insanely high rents), you likely know a few 30-somethings who still live with roommates or someone whose “convertible bedroom” is actually the living room with a room divider. The city…

Jessica Wakeman / January 7, 2015

Amorous Polish Donkeys Reunited At Zoo After Slut-Shamey Separation

It isn’t just teenaged girls who are slut-shamed for their sexual behavior. A pair of donkeys at a zoo in Poznan, Poland were unfairly and unjustly separated after their “amorous” “lovemaking” upset local mothers. …

Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2014

Snooki Pops Out Her Second Little Meatball

“Jersey Shore” star Snooki, AKA Nicole Polizzi, gave birth this morning to her second child, a baby girl named Giovanna. Snooks gave birth to her first child, a boy named Lorenzo, in 2012. Congratulations, Snooks! [Star]
After a prankster tried to tackle Kim Kardashian to the ground in Paris, Kim and Kanye West…

Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2014

Jessica’s Last Day At The Frisky: Some FAQ

What?! You’re leaving?

Yes, it’s true. Today is my last day at The Frisky!

Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2014

CVS, Walgreens Illegally Charged Women For Birth Control

CVS and Walgreens are under fire for illegally charging 11,000 women a co-pay for their birth control prescriptions at their pharmacies. Under the Affordable Care Act, forms of preventative care — including generic contraception — does not require a co-pay. Thousands of women are now going to be reimbursed. [SalonRH Reality Check]…

Jessica Wakeman / September 25, 2014

Sarah Hyland Seeks Restraining Order From Abusive Ex-Boyfriend Matt Prokop

“Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland, 23, received a temporary restraining order against her longtime boyfriend Matt Prokop on Friday following an increasing pattern of physical and emotional abuse. In her filing, she claims Prokop hasslammed her against the back of her car, choked her, threatened to set her house on fire, and threatened to…

Jessica Wakeman / September 25, 2014

Chelsea Manning Sues Government For Treatment For Gender Dysphoria

Chelsea Manning, the army private who was convicted of leaking documents to Wikileaks, is suing the federal government for medical treatment for gender dysphoria. Manning, who previously went by the name Bradley Manning, is serving time in a military prison, but has not had access to hormone therapy. (A request to be moved to

Jessica Wakeman / September 24, 2014

Forbes’ Frat Douche Bill Frezza Says “The Gravest Threat To Fraternities” Are “Drunk Female Guests”

Fresh off the heels of a fraternity at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee fielding accusations that they drugged female guests with roofies, someone at Forbes.com actually decided to publish a blog post arguing “Drunk Female Guests Are The Gravest Threat To Fraternities” (cached here). It’s the kind of journalism moment that the Seth and Amy “REALLY?!”…

Jessica Wakeman / September 24, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls Could Actually Happen Soon

The Islamic fundamentalist group Boko Haram allegedly held numerous negotiations in August with the Red Cross and the Nigerian government to swap prisoners for the over 200 school girls who were kidnapped in April. The group opposes education for women, so they absconded with Nigerian teenagers and reportedly have been forcing the girls to…

Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2014

Panty-Of-The-Month Club [Enclosed] Revives Your Lingerie Drawer

There’s Julep for nail polish and BirchBox for beauty goodies. So it figures there’s a subscription of-the-month club for frilly underthings, too. It’s called [Enclosed] and you (or a manfriend who is otherwise terrible about picking out knickers) choose the size and style preference and they customize a different pair of panties to send every…

Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2014

Kris Jenner & Bruce Jenner To Divorce

Kris Jenner has filed for divorce from Bruce Jenner after 22 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. The “KUWTK” couple will share joint custody of their youngest daughter, Kylie Jenner, who is 17. As detailed on the show, Bruce had moved out and was living separately from his wife for about a year. [US

Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2014

Hackers Threaten To Release Nude Photos Of Emma Watson After Her Feminist Speech At The UN

Emma Watson may be the latest celebrity to have nude photos leaked on the Internet — in her case as retribution for a kickass speech she gave at the United Nations about feminism. 4chan, the hackers behind the nude photo leaks of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebs, claim they have naked photos of…

Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2014

Sex Like You’ve Never Seen It Before: Through An MRI Scan

This video from Vox shows magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of human beings doing all kinds of nifty things, like blowing a trumpet, drinking pineapple juice, giving birth, and even having sex. Watching a penis thrust into a vagina — or what I assume was a vagina — is far less erotic than you think…

Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2014

Sarah Palin Is So Proud That Bristol Palin Allegedly Punched Some Guy “Repeatedly” At A Party

In Sarah Palin World — by which I mean not the state of Alaska but a state of mind — everything can be explained with a jab at the liberal media and a few references to Jesus. And after two weeks of silence regarding her family’s participation in a bloody brawl at a snowmobile party

Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2014

Life After Dating: We Are Family

When you marry someone and sponsor him for immigration, you declare loud and clear for the government, your employers, and your loved ones all to hear that you have created a new family. You gain legal rights and spousal privileges. Your credit ratings affect each other. Your taxes change. You send thank you cards that you both…

Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2014

Hackers Release Topless Photos Of Amber Heard, Kim Kardashian & Others

Hackers released over 50 topless photos of Amber Heard this weekend on 4chan and Reddit, including one where the actress holds a message to her fiancé Johnny Depp. Nude and/or private photos of Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Gabrielle Union, Vanessa Hudgens, Meagan Good, and Hope Solo were also hacked and posted online over the weekend.

Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2014

This Woman’s Spoken Word Poem About Her Abortion Is Incredible

This is Leyla Josephine, a spoken word and performance artist based in Glasgow, Scotland, and the video above is her incredible spoken word poem about her abortion. Or rather, the guilt she does not feel for having an abortion when she was too young to be the kind of mother she wants to be. Whe…

Jessica Wakeman / September 21, 2014

Roger Goodell On NFL’s Handling Of Ray Rice: “I Made A Mistake”

In a press conference today NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he is not considering a resignation of the league’s handling of Ray Rice’s assault on his then-fiancée, which has been pretty much a hot mess from the get-go. Rice was originally suspended by the NFL for only two games; his team, the Baltimore Raven,…

Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2014

TKE Frat Suspended At University Of Wisconsin Milwaukee As Police Investigate Date Rape Drug Party Claims

Frat boys from Tau Kappa Epsilon at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee have been accused of slipping date rape drugs to young women at an off-campus party on Friday night after several female and one male student became so utterly incapacitated that police had to be called.

A UWM residence hall called the…

Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2014

Zosia Mamet: Feminism Is “Not About Running A Fortune 500 Company”

“I think that the term [feminist] has been incredibly bastardized. I am a huge advocate of empowering women — the idea of women supporting each other and supporting themselves and making strong choices that make them happy. I think often feminism gets a very narrow definition. It’s not about making shit-tons of money and running…

Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2014

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