Cuomo wants salon workers and customers to know their rights; Italy and the UK failed a Couchsurfing rape victim; a UK university offers piglet therapy; underwear company Play Out features models with double mastectomies.
Here are some tips on how to avoid gym-related infections.
Everything about your body is FINE.
Quota policing and profiling are resulting in really petty subway arrests.
The summer struggle is real.
The Harvard Crimson published results from its annual survey of Harvard’s graduating class, with some pretty interesting data points, like:
24% of Harvard seniors reported that they never had sex during their student tenure
43% of seniors said they always used a condom but 31% said they rarely or never used condom…
Scott Walker to ban all abortions after 20 weeks; today is Menstrual Hygiene Day worldwide; that chocolate weight loss study was a fake; Hanna Tuulikki brings her artwork Away with the Birds online.
There are 200 million fewer hungry people in the world than there were in 1990; FIFA’s mum while the Qatari government won’t let Nepalese workers attend funerals for earthquake victims; a GIF art exhibit in Paris sounds just awful; Casa Ruby provides hope and help for trans* adults in D.C.
I’ve been questioning the choice of Jason Segel to play David Foster Wallace in the upcoming biopic, “The End of the Tour,” based on David Lipsky’s 2010 book-length interview with Wallace, Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself – possibly because the last Segel movie I watched was “I Love You, Man.”
Facebook’s research is way less ethical than it could and should be.
The Prado has an exhibit for the visually impaired; campaign finance reform has bipartisan support; a League of Legends troll is arrested for doxxing and harassment; AI might (or might not) destroy humanity.
In addition to the New York Times’ astoundingly white reading list, and The Grio’s extremely helpful and thoughtful response to it, now that we’ve passed Memorial Day, the internet has no shortage of reading recommendations for the summer. Even Bill Gates has a reading list!
The richest man on earth released his summer…
HELP ME, TEXAS! The post-Texas blues struggle is real. I’m ill, and the only cure is more Texas. I spent Memorial Day weekend in Austin, it rained every single day, I got sick, and I still had probably the best vacation of my life.
To be completely fair, part of this is because…
I will take four tostadas, thanks!
Californians are being driven drought-crazy, I swear. I know the drought is a big deal and it’s helpful for neighbors to hold each other accountable, but instead of going through official channels or, say, having an actual conversation with each other, Californians are publicly “drought-shaming” each other through Twitter and geolocating apps.
It was only about three months ago that the Pentagon announced protections for transgender service members. Prior to March, a transgender soldier in the Army could be dismissed from service by a mid-level officer; now, those officers have to take their concerns to the Army’s top civilian for personnel matters and explain the dismissal. Thi…
There’s a SoulCycle-licensed tank top you can buy that describes the phenomenon thusly: “Pack, tribe, crew, posse, cult, gang, community, SoulCycle.” I was told, specifically, that it would be a cult, and I’m glad that the company is itself embracing that term, because there is something at least a little bit cult-like about sweating your…
Obama says climate change is a national security threat; FIFA stays mum on slave worker deaths; Bush’s abortion policies suddenly seem pretty reasonable; Anne Pasternak is named chief curator at the Brooklyn Museum. All in Today’s Lady News — now click!
Tunisian women are getting involved in politics; Tennessee has a new 48-hour abortion waiting period; Cannes says flats aren’t formal enough; what’s trolling and what’s just harassment?
The Carters stay quietly involved in the Black Lives Matter movement; Notorious RBG tips her hand about gay marriage; in-state tuition is harder to get; new tree-sex drug “flakka” isn’t all that bad — all in Today’s Lady News!