Jessica Wakeman

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The New York Attorney General’s office announced this week it has found “loss prevention officers” at Macy’s department store to have followed Black and Latino customers more often than white patrons. In response to these findings, Macy’s has agreed to a pay a $650,000 settlement, hire an independent monitor, and release an anti-racial profiling memorandum… READ MORE »


Celebs

Mariah Carey hired a security guard to keep watch over Nick Cannon because Mimi had a hunch he’d been cheatin’, according to a Page Six report. It’s not clear whether the guard actually uncovered Nick being unfaithful to his wife of six years. Nevertheless, the couple has been “fighting a lot” and living separately… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

There aren’t enough songs about blowjobs,  that’s what I always say. So, for anyone who has never given a blowjob before — be you a straight male, a gay woman, or a member of the Duggar family — here are silly songstresses Garfunkel and Oates to explain exactly what goes through one’s mind during a… READ MORE »


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A member of the Chi Omega sorority at the University of Alabama has been dismissed from the sorority after she posted a Snapchat with two friends which was captioned “Chi O got NO n***as!!!!!” (According to WVTM Birmingham, two Black women joined the sorority during this rush period.) The University of Alabama has beenREAD MORE »


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I hate that you and your family must join this exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones to senseless gun violence. Of particular concern is that so many of these gun violence cases involve children far too young. But Michael is much more than a police/gun violence case; Michael… READ MORE »


Celebs

It’s still a work in progress. [Instagram.com/MileyCyrus]
Christian Bale and his model wife, Sibi, have welcomed their second child, a son. Congrats! [People]
Mischa Barton is being sued for blowing off a film to party in Europe instead. [TMZ]
The longtime announcer of “Saturday Night Live,” Don Pardo, died yesterday… READ MORE »


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Back in March, Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor of feminist studies at UC Santa Barbara, made headlines for stealing a graphic anti-abortion sign from a group of protesters called Survivors Of The Abortion Holocaust on her campus. In addition to destroying the sign with scissors, Miller-Young also allegedly scratched and pushed a 16-year-old protester. She was… READ MORE »


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Thorne Middle School in Middletown, New Jersey, told a 13-year-old trans girl named Rachel Pepe that she is not allowed back in school unless she goes by her previous identity of “Brian.” [Asbury Park Press]
Here are seven Black women to follow for updates on the aftermath of Michael Brown’s murder in Ferguson,… READ MORE »


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Melissa Mark-Viverito made an unusual admission for a politician on Sunday night: New York City’s City Council Speaker announced to her followers on Twitter that she has high risk HPV.

Mark-Viverito shared how the common STI she has can potentially lead to cervical cancer and that she is having a biopsy on Tuesday. She… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Today on Slate.com is an excellent piece about why “kinky” should be considered a sexual orientation. Writer Jillian Keenan posits how we define a person’s sexual orientation should include what kind of energies turn a person on — dominant or submissive, for example — because for people like Keenan and myself, our sexuality is more… READ MORE »


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If there is one thing cats hate, it’s water. If there’s two things cats hate, it’s water and Internet censorship.

A group called The Pussycat Riot (not affiliated with the band) is using famous Internet cats to draw attention to world leaders who suppress their peoples’ access to information online. It’s a project… READ MORE »


Celebs

Christina Aguilera welcomed her second child into the world on Saturday morning, a little girl named Summer Rain Rutler. Mazel tov! [US Weekly]
Jon Hamm revealed to GQ that he turned down “Green Lantern” (which eventually went to Ryan Reynolds). That must have been nice to do after auditioning for “every one of… READ MORE »


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Hands down, the best thing about working at The Frisky is our amazing readers. We so heart all of your witty, thoughtful, and informative comments — heck, we even appreciate the mean ones. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder about the faces behind the avatars. So we decided to bring back our regular column where… READ MORE »


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A bill to increase pressure on the porn industry to comply with an existing law requiring adult performers to wear condoms during sex scenes filmed in Los Angeles County has died in committee. The new bill would have required HIV testing and expanded the law’s reach to all counties in California, as many XXX… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

As if you needed another reason not to film porn in God’s house: a woman in Austria got caught having filmed XXX video inside a Catholic church because someone recognized her boobs. An Austrian man warned his local priest that he had recognized the inside of a Hoersching church “while surfing the Internet” (uh huh). READ MORE »


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“It’s a good thing that boys are challenged the way they’re taught their exclusive activity is open only to them.” These are the words of a 25-year-old man named Sam. He may as well be speaking about any male-dominated space — ground combat, restaurant kitchens, construction work — but Sam was referring to one space… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

When I was a girl, if you wanted to grow bigger breasts you either did those exercises Judy Blume wrote about in Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret (“I must, I must, I must increase my bust!”) or you went on the birth control pill. Now, a “Japanese YouTube star” named Ryoko… READ MORE »


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We get a lot of email here at The Frisky. Some of it’s really sweet, some of it makes us crack up, and some of it is just gross (no, thank you, we don’t want to see a photo of your penis!). Occasionally, we’ll receive an email that makes us all go “AWWW!” and feel… READ MORE »



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