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A San Diego Fraternity Is Being Shuttered For Harassing Anti-Rape Protesters

todays lady news
  • The Gamma Alpha fraternity at San Diego State is being permanently closed by its head office for harassing Take Back The Night anti-rape protesters by throwing eggs and waving dildos at them. [RawStory]
  • The family of John Crawford III, a man who was shot and killed by police in a Wal-Mart for holding a toy gun, is suing Wal-Mart, the City of Beavercreek, Ohio, the two police officers involved, and the police chief. [The Root] Keep reading »

Sir Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster How To Resist Cookies; Also, Sir Ian McKellen Is Hot

I feel your pain, Cookie Monster

This week, Sir Ian McKellen visited “Sesame Street” to teach Cookie Monster about the word “resist.” First, McKellen tried to use a shiny gold ring to demonstrate the meaning of “resist,” but in Cookie Monster’s words, “Me not much of a jewelry guy,” and if he was going to understand what “resist” means, McKellen would have to offer something that Cookie Monster really, really, really wants. Keep reading »

Watch Some Babies ROCK THE F**K OUT To Metal

HARDCORE

Today in FUCK YEAH, PARENTING: Here are some babies who are getting really, really, really into metal. That blond kid is in a carseat and I am not ashamed to admit that I am slightly intimidated by him. He seems super, super intense. When he grows up, you know he’s the kind of kid who’s going to accidentally break some chick’s collarbone in a mosh pit. She’ll deck him with her good arm and break his nose, they’ll start a fight, get rushed off to the same emergency room, fall in love, and one day create their own spawn and dress her in Slayer onesies. It’s the circle of life, and it moves us all. [eBaum’s World]

Comedian Michelle Markowitz Demonstrates What Kind Of Gross Guys You’ll Meet On Tinder

"I work in finance." Of course you do.

Michelle Markowitz apparently had the same experience on Tinder that I had on OKCupid: Eventually, you begin to realize that not only are most of the potential matches exactly the same types of guys with the same types of baggage, they’re usually also incompatible (which is OK!), but often in a way that is borderline-if-not-definitely offensive (which is not so great). Keep reading »

To Camille And Evin Cosby: I Know From Experience That A Good Husband And Father Can Also Be A Rapist

Camille and Evin Cosby want you to know that Bill Cosby is a good husband and father, every bit the man you saw on TV.

Lachele Covington, Andrea Constand, Shawn Brown, Tamara Green, Beth Ferrier, Barbara Bowman, Joan Tarshis, Linda Joy Traitz, Janice Dickinson, Therese Serignese, Carla Ferrigno, Louisa Moritz, Renita Chaney Hill, Michelle Hurd, Angela Leslie, Kristina Ruehli, Victoria Valentino, Joyce Emmons, Jewel Allison, Donna Motsinger, Judy Huth, Helen Hayes, Chelan, P.J. Masten, and Beverly Johnson want you to know that Bill Cosby is a serial rapist.

I’ve opted not to write about it, because what is there to say? Cosby’s accusers are doing a better job of articulating their experiences than I could. But this nonsense from Cosby’s family about him being “the FATHER you thought you knew,” in Evin’s words, or “the man you thought you knew,” in Camille’s, is too much to ignore. Keep reading »

Darren Wilson’s Key Witness Fabricated Her Testimony

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  • Darren Wilson’s key witness was, to say the very least, unreliable — The Smoking Gun has unearthed a history of racism and coincidences that point to her fabricating her testimony. [Gawker]
  • Jeb Bush is considering a Presidential run, which is so shocking, said no one. [Atlantic]
  • Republicans keep on trying to make Martin Luther King, Jr. into a non-protester, basically, to suit their own motives. [Salon] Keep reading »
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