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Mitt Romney Promises To “Get Rid Of” Planned Parenthood

I Stand With PP
Why I support Planned Parenthood clinics. Read More »
Mitt On Morning After
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Mitt Romney called the morning after pill "abortive pills." Read More »
2012 Election
All of The Frisky's posts about the 2012 election. Read More »
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Mitt Romney must think low-income women don’t really need breast exams. And those Pap smears that could detect cervical cancer? So frivolous! Surely that’s the only thing the GOP frontrunner could have meant when he told folks in Missouri he would “get rid of” Planned Parenthood, as well as a number of other programs, to reduce the debt. “The test is pretty simple. Is the program so critical, it’s worth borrowing money from China to pay for it?” Romney said. “And on that basis of course you get rid of Obamacare, that’s the easy one. Planned Parenthood, we’re going to get rid of that. The subsidy for Amtrak, I’d eliminate that. The National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities.” Keep reading »

Morning Quickies: Uh Oh, Jennie Garth’s Hubby Might Have Been Cheating

Ashton Cheating?
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Cheating rumors have dogged Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore since fall 2010. Read More »
Newt Won't Cheat Again
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Newt Gingrich has promised he won't break his marital vows yet again. Read More »
Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli
  • Uh oh: did Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli split because he was cheating with a twentysomething woman he met in Vancouver while filming “Twilight: Breaking Dawn”? [The Celebrity Cafe]
  • And while we’re on the subject: how to predict a celebrity divorce. [Crushable]
  • The manager of a lounge in Hollywood says Lindsay Lohan bumped him with her Porsche while she was driving out of a parking lot — and then left. Fortunately the guy is not injured. [Evil Beet Gossip]
  • Seventeen bands to see at SXSW … or right now on YouTube. [The Hairpin]
  • Gerard Butler homewrecked some woman’s marriage?! What?! [Celebitchy] Keep reading »

Dr. Drew Is Mansplaining Your Sexual Desires For You, “50 Shades Of Grey” Fans

50 Shades Of Grey
Read more about the new BDSM erotica hailed as "mommy porn." Read More »
Dominant Sex
I just want to be dominated in bed! Read More »
Kinky, But Not Easy
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Jessica is kinky but still demands respect. Read More »
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Dr. Drew Pinsky is utterly clueless about about bondage, dominance, and sadomascochism in relationships and has no business discussing them on national television. That is my conclusion after seeing Dr. Drew brought in as an “expert,” and yes those air quotes are intentional, on “The Today Show” recently to discuss the book 50 Shades Of Grey. As you may have heard, the explicit, erotic BDSM romance novel about a dominant/submissive relationship has become extremely popular with women across the country — slightly surprising considering how being whipped and spanked is not everyone’s cup of tea. I have not read 50 Shades myself yet, but I’ve read numerous other BDSM novels, short stories, and  true-life tales, and I’ve been in consensual submissive/dominant relationships since the age 18 or 19. So I can say with 110 percent confidence that he does not know what he is talking about and Dr. Drew actually did a huge disservice to women and men when he called the book “actual violence against women.” Keep reading »

Evening Quickies: Prince Harry Is Texting Pippa Middleton!

Harry Gropes Pippa
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Prince Harry gets handsy with the world's most famous butt. Read More »
Pippa Got Dumped
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Her boyfriend Alex Loudon was sick of her newfound fame. Read More »
Morning Quickies
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Kim Kardashian is not happy that Jon Hamm called her an "idiot." Read More »
  • Prince Harry reportedly sent a text message to Pippa Middleton from the Caribbean with a link to pictures of himself and the message: “See what you’re missing? Xoxo.” It would totally be weird if the two of them got together for sexytimes … but I’m not going to pretend I haven’t replayed it through my mind. [The Daily Beast]
  • Which one of the 12 types of Internet commenters you meet online are you? [The Gloss]
  • Riley Keough — aka Elvis’ 22-year-old granddaughter and Lisa Marie Presley’s kid — is engaged to Alex Pettyfer. [US Weekly
  • Jessica Biel used to play “sex with Barbies.” Didn’t we all? [Styleite]
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Today’s Lady News: NC County Says Young Women Should Be “Responsible” & Not Have Sex

  • Dear Man I Am Sleeping With And Other Men I Might Sleep With In The Future: The New Hanover County board of commissioners in North Carolina has turned down a state family planning grant because they decided instead that young women should be “responsible” by not having sex. “If these young women were responsible people and didn’t have the sex to begin with, we wouldn’t be in this situation,” said Chairman Ted Davis. I really think he is onto something! Clearly we need to stop being such sluts. I’m sure you’ll understand why we can’t have sex anymore. Ever. [Daily Kos]
  • Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, who was called a “slut” and a “prostitute” by Rush Limbaugh on his radio show for testifying to Congress about birth control in health care reform, penned an op-ed on CNN.com. [CNN]
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Meghan McCain Saw A Therapist Because Everyone Was Trashing Her Body

BoobGate
Meghan McCain accidentally showed her boobs on Twitter. Read More »
Slutshaming
Don't call Meghan McCain a "slut." Read More »
Glenn Beck Hurts Meghan
Glenn Beck made barfing noises talking about Meghan McCain's body. Read More »
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“I don’t even feel like it was a mistake anymore. I don’t really believe in the concept of mistakes. Now I’m very sensitive to any pictures taken of myself at photoshoots and whatever because the internet has this very weird —especially people in politics — this very weird reaction to my body, because I’m not super skinny. I have large breasts. I know! They’re real, I can’t do anything about it and the internet just has this really weird reaction to my body … I’ve seen a therapist about it, if that means anything. There’s like this obsession (with my body). I think people don’t understand why I haven’t lost a bunch of weight right now, because [sarcastic] ‘all women in the media should lose a bunch of weight if they want to go on television to talk about anything.’” 

– Meghan McCain discusses BoobGate (aka that time she tweeted a very boobalicious photo, apparently by accident) and how much negative attention that’s been heaped upon her body as she’s become a conservative pundit. Now, I’ve always thought Meghan McCain was nepotistic and kind of annoying. But in the past few years, I’ve admired the way that she’s taken every incident where a douchebag has tried to body-shame her or slut-shame her and fought back. Unfortunately, I’m not the least bit surprised that bullying from Glenn Beck would send a girl into therapy! [YouTube via Nerve]

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