Jessica Wakeman

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Judges Fend Off Abortion Restrictions In Louisiana & Texas

A federal judge allowed a new abortion law to go into effect in Louisiana, which requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital no more than 30 miles away, but ruled that doctors and clinics cannot be penalized for breaking the law while it is being debated. Abortion rights supporter…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 2, 2014

Sex Toy Test Drive: Lelo’s Remote-Controlled Rotating Couple’s Massager

I’m grateful — no, thrilled — to live in the golden era of vibrators. We have vibrators for clitoral stimulation, we have vibrators for your G-spot, we have vibrators you can fit inside your purse, we have vibrators you can use in the shower — just about anything you want a vibrator to do (except…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 2, 2014

Chubby Prairie Dog Gets Stuck In A Hole

No, “chubby prairie dog gets stuck in a hole” is not a naughty euphemism (but it could be). This is simply a video of a fat prairie dog who vastly overestimated his ability to exit a hole in the ground. Lucky for him, some good Samaritans drove by to pull his ass outta that hole.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 1, 2014

Nude Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence & Other Celebs Leak

Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence appeared on a 4chan board Sunday following a massive hack; the actress’ publicist confirmed the images are of her. “This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence,” her publicist told TMZ. Lawrence’s naked pic…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2014

Chloe Sevigny Gets Her Own Coffee Table Book

It wasn’t enough to give Kim Kardashian her own coffee table book of selfies, was it, Rizzoli? Now actress/It girl Chloe Sevigny is getting in on the luxury publication biz with her very own Chloe Book. Yes, that’s the title. The hardcover publication will be an “art book,” according to Sevigny speaking to The Daily

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2014

Panda Triplets Turn One Month Old

These little pandas turned one-month old this week! The newborn bears live in a Chinese zoo, where they are believed to be the world’s only set of panda triplets. Sure, they aren’t much to look at yet and anyway, upon their birth, zookeepers told the New York Post not to get excited until they pass their…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

Help! Remote Brazilian Village Of Women Needs A Few Good Men

Dozens of single women looking for a man? No, it’s not “The Bachelor”; it’s the remote town of Novia do Cordeiro in Brazil, where most of the population of 600 is female.

Back in 1891, an adulteress founded the village after being cast out of her home. Partially due to the town’s shaky…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

Adorable Children Try Vegemite For The First Time, Are Not Impressed

“Vegemite is a dark brown Australian food paste made from leftover brewers’ yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives,” begins the Wikipedia page for noxious spreadable Vegemite. If you haven’t had the pleasure, Vegemite tastes extremely salty, is the color of dark poop, and has the consistency of slightly melted peanut butter.  You ca…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

Home Improvement: 7 Ways To Cute-ify Your Place For Under $50

Whether “home” to you means a room, an apartment, or an entire house, you deserve to love the place you live. But it can be overwhelming to find cute updates for your place. Who has the time to hunt around (especially when window-shopping at Sephora is much more fun?).

Well, you’re in luck.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

Sasheer Zamata Steps Up For Rookie Mag’s “Ask A Grown Woman”

If there’s anyone who should be doling out life advice to the young women of America, it’s the lady cast members of “Saturday Night Live.” So, here’s Sasheer Zamata, one of the newest (and funniest!) cast members, weighing in on dating dudes out of pity, street harassment, and other lady-problems. Listen up! [Vimeo]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

California State Legislature Advances “Yes Means Yes” Hookup Bill

California’s state senate advanced a bill to require universities that take financial aid from the state to adopt a policy that students must give “affirmative consent” before engaging in sex. The law would state that both parties need to engage in “affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement” before hooking up — in other words, people…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 29, 2014

7 People You Don’t Want To Be Stuck Behind In The Salad Line

Everyone knows lunchtime is supposed to be sacred. It’s the hour out of the day that you don’t need to field dumb questions from customers, cringe at a student’s nasal whine, or feel guilty about all that procrastinating you do on The Frisky. (Don’t feel guilty, we appreciate it.) It’s a time when you ca…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 29, 2014

Brother & Sister Arrested For Having Sex In Church Parking Lot After Watching “The Notebook”

Nothing stokes the fires of romance like watching the “The Notebook” with your brother in a tractor trailer parked outside a church. That’s how a brother and sister in Gutyon, Georgia, found themselves arrested for incest, aggravated sodomy and prowling early Tuesday morning. Police found the siblings walking around outside a Baptist church and somehow…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 29, 2014

Domestic Violence Victims Could Qualify For Asylum

A ruling by the Justice Department’s Board of Immigration Appeals has found that a woman who fled her abusive husband in Guatemala met one of the criteria for asylum, which is that she belongs to a particular social group (in this case, I think, women who are domestic violence victims). The woman fled her…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2014

Noted Fashion Plate Hillary Clinton Inspires Clothing Store Called “Hillary”

Move over, Michelle Obama — there’s a new woman in American political life vying for the snappy dresser crown. “Hillary,” a women’s clothing store in Kosovo, sells a wardrobe of power-dressing staples just like those worn by the former Secretary Of State. As reported by Yahoo Travel, the shop mostly sells matching pantsuits in solid…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2014

NFL Institutes Six-Game Suspension For Domestic Violence

The NFL has updated its personal conduct policy to suspend any player or personnel without pay for six games if he commits an act of domestic violence. If there is a second incident, he would be banned by the league or a year before he could petition for reinstatement. The policy applies to domestic violence,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2014

Are We Really That Surprised Male Politicians Made Comments To Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand About Her Weight?

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is publishing her memoir in two weeks, which is already dominating headlines for the ugh-iest of reasons. In Off The Sidelines, Gillibrand reveals several occasions when male colleagues have made sexist comments about her appearance and once even squeezed her stomach. (Just warning everyone now, if you squeeze my stomach, I will…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2014

Chris O’Dowd & Wife Expecting Their First Child

“Bridesmaids” star Chris O’Dowd and his wife, author and TV presenter Dawn O’Porter, are expecting their first child together. Mazel tov! [Independent IE]
BET suspended Karrueche Tran for cracking a joke about Blue Ivy’s hair. Tran (on-again-off-again girlfriend of Chris Brown) read off the teleprompter, “I really did wake up like this because my…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2014

Women Lie About Rape, Says Spanish Politician

The mayor of Valladolid, Spain, told a radio show he’s afraid of getting into an elevator alone with a “girl” (yes, he called adult women “girls”) because she could tear her clothes off and fuck him and then falsely accuse him of rape. Quite rightly, everyone is now asking DA FUQ?!  Hooray, for once…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

Zurich’s “Sex Boxes” Are A Success!

Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of Zurich, Switzerland’s “sex boxes,” drive-in brothels that accommodate over a dozen sex workers. Sex work has been legal in Switzerland since the 1940s, but was largely unregulated. Previously Zurich sex workers sold themselves on the street in several neighborhoods, often climbing into clients’ cars. As can be the case eve…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

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