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Adorable Chris O’Dowd Promotes Tourism To Ireland Adorably

Irish Accents
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Irish accents surpass French accents as the world's sexiest. Read More »
Irish Myths
Irish myths, legends and conspiracies in honor of St. Paddy's Day. Read More »
Hot Irish Guys
Ten adorable little leprechauns we just want to smooch. Read More »
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Oh, We'll Come To Ireland...

Hottie Irish actor Chris O’Dowd from “Bridesmaids” (and “Girls”) wants to help Brits looking to escape to the 2012 Olympics. He’s got an idea. Hop over to Ireland! Give them some tourism dollars! Find out what “Guinney Guinney blum blum chappy chappy kilos” means! (Um, does it actually mean anything?) I’m down. But only if Chris O’Dowd acts as tour guide? [Irish Central]

Target Debuts Wedding Registry Ad Starring Gay Couple

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JC Penney features real-life gay couple in father's day ad. Read More »
Lesbian Moms Ad
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JC Penney ad features lesbian moms. Read More »
Gay Marriage Ad
This marriage equality ad will give you chills. Watch »
Flotus At Target
Michelle Obama tries to shop at Target unrecognized. Read More »
Target gay wedding registry ad

Target is just one of several retailers that has realized gays and lesbians have money to spend and have decided to reflect that in their advertising. Under the tagline “Be Yourself, Together” with the words “That’s Love” under the red logo, Target’s new ad for its Wedding Gift Registry depicts a same-sex couple holding hands and touching noses as confetti falls around then. Very cute! But we also can’t forget that Target made a 2010 political donation to an anti-gay marriage candidate in Minnesota, prompting Lady Gaga to cancel an exclusive album deal with them. I hope this just one of many ways the company’s will make amends.  [Styleite, Huffington Post]

Kristen Stewart And Robert Pattinson “Aren’t Speaking”

Rob Moves Out
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Robert Pattinson moves out amidst Kristen Stewart cheating scandal. Read More »
Who Is Liberty Ross?
Six things to know about Rupert Sanders' model wife. Read More »
Liberty Ross Is Pissed
The wife of Rupert Sanders uses Instagram to snark Kristen Stewart. Read More »
  • Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson “aren’t speaking.” I guess this should be weird when they co-present at the MTV Video Music Awards in September, huh? Hopefully they’ll be back on speaking terms by the time they promote “Breaking Dawn Part 2″ in November. [People]
  • Chris Brown has said something obnoxious about Frank Ocean’s homosexuality. Of course he did. [Queerty]
  • Lady Gaga posted photos on her website of a slumber party with Lindsay Lohan where they smoked cigarettes together, as one does with LiLo. [PopCrush]
  • Bristol Palin, Pamela Anderson and others will assault your eyeballs once more on the “Dancing With The Stars All-Stars” cast. I’ll skip. [US Weekly]
  • Robin Roberts will be taking a leave of absence from “Good Morning America” for her bone marrow transplant. Get well soon, Robin! [Celebrity Cafe] Keep reading »

Male Veterans Get Job Training, Female Veterans Get Knitting Class

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  • A North Carolina ministry has been hit with a sex-discrimination complaint after it was found that it provides job training services in fields like truck driving and culinary arts only to men. The alleged job training  for women includes Bible study, yoga, art therapy — here’s the kicker —and knitting. All of these are truly helpful skills for the job search. The best part is that the Asheville Buncome Community Christian Ministry receives federal funding for this! [Think Progress]
  • A lesbian in Omaha, Nebraska, who had homophobic slurs carved into her skin by three masked men on Sunday spoke out publicly for the first time yesterday. [CNN]
  • Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has pledged $2.5 million to help pass same-sex marriage in Washington state. [New York Times] Keep reading »

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Wants A Hawk At His 30th Birthday Party

Be My BF: Taco Cop
This guy got arrested for giving a cop tacos instead of his ID. Read More »
Be My BF: Zebra Drunk
This guy took his zebra and parrot to the bar with him, natch. Read More »
Be My BF: Cat Singer
This guy sang "Kiss From A Rose" to his pet cat. Read More »

I saw this Craigslist ad looking for a falconer to bring “an aggressive flying killing machine” to a 30th birthday posted on Facebook. I’m not sure if it’s for a party held by my old colleague who posted it on Facebook, or someone else, but it doesn’t matter: I want this Craigslist author to be my boyfriend. You know why? He knows what he wants. He wants someone with a “badass bird of prey, a “cool leather bird glove” and a “tiny bird helmet that the bird wears.” So few people know what they want in the world but this man is decisive.

And also, he will “understand if you weren’t comfortable letting a stranger hold an aggressive flying killing machine in my apartment.” But he hopes you are. This means he is flexible. That is also a quality we see too little of these days.

This sounds like it is going to be a bitchin’ party. I hope all his 30th birthday dreams come true. Find me, Falcon Boy. Seek me out! I’ll bring the dead mice. [Craigslist]

Study: Brains See Men As People, Women As Body Parts

Objectification
New study measures the objectification of women. Read More »
Ways To Love Your Body
10 ways to love your body this summer. Read More »
Frisky Sexism
All of The Frisky's posts about sexism. Read More »
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Reducing women to boobs and bums isn’t just the modus operandi of the Spike Network, and 13-year-old boys. A new study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology says that all our brains, regardless of our gender, view men as “people” but see women cumulatively as their body parts.

Oh, how we could Gender Studies 101 the shit out of this one! Keep reading »

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