Jessica Wakeman

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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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2014 - 5:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm

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,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2014 - 12:40 pm

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,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2014 - 6:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2014 - 5:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2014 - 4:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2014 - 10:30 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 6:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Panda Accused Of Faking Pregnancy For Air Conditioning, Extra Bamboo

“Punk’d,” panda edition: Ai Hin, a female bear living at the Chengdu panda preserve in China, had animal researchers thinking she was pregnant. She couldn’t pee on a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 3:30 pm

“To Stay In The Closet Or Not To Stay In The Closet?” That Is One Bisexual Woman’s Question To Dear Prudence

How much should your family know about your sex life? Most straight people will probably say “not much,” given how our heteronormative culture just assumes most of us are screwing…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Zara Pulls Pajama Top Over Complaints It Looks Like Concentration Camp Uniform

Some of us look at this shirt and see a cute, striped top festooned with a pretty star and the word “sheriff.” Others look at the Zara toddler’s pajama top…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Life After Dating: Marriage For Introverts

Pretty much everything about Kale and I getting married was untraditional. But we were actually quite traditional by not moving in together until a few days before our wedding.

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Chris Soules Is Your New “Bachelor” Beefcake

Least surprising announcement in history: hot farmer Chris Soules will be the next star of “The Bachelor.” The adorable Iowan couldn’t tempt Andi Dorfman to the cornfields on last…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 10:30 am

7 Nail Colors That Are Perfect For Fall

Fall means pumpkin spice lattes, back­-to­-school supplies, and cozy sweaters. But for this of us beauty lovers, it means something even more special: the new season of fall nail colors.

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 9:30 am

Nick Cannon’s Dad Throws Shade At Mariah On Facebook

Continuing a long tradition of celeb family members who should just shut up, Nick Cannon’s father posted — then removed — a damning comment on Facebook seemingly aimed at Mariah…

Jessica Wakeman | August 26, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Olivia Wilde Dumps “Breast Milk” On Her Head For #ALSIceBucketChallenge

There is no fucking way Olivia Wilde actually doused herself with breast milk for the #ALSIceBucketChallenge — but pretty funny anyway!
Suge Knight, the co-founder of Death Row…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2014 - 1:52 pm

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