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US And Japan Will Square Off For Women’s World Cup Championship

Are you watching the Women’s World Cup Yet? And elsewhere, the Episcopal Church has approved same-sex marriage ceremonies, and Norway’s running a safe sex ad with a glitter-ejaculating penis.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 2, 2015

Thank Us Later: Nutrino Is Your Go-To Holistic Nutrition App

If you care about food more than it takes to count calories, you’ll love Nutrino.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 2, 2015

Here’s A Hilarious Response To The “You’re Not Alone” Video To Make Your Morning Great

If you saw that godawful, downright strange “You’re Not Alone” anti-same-sex marriage video yesterday and worried that it would not go unanswered, worry no more. Three YouTubers – soundlyawake, Ava Gordy, and Miles Jai – got together to point out all of the logical flaws in the Catholic Vote Bizarro-World Catholics-are-the-real-victims-here video by reframing it…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 2, 2015

You Can Take Pride-Themed Selfies For A Good Cause

Laverne Cox and other icons are donating a dollar for each selfie taken in front of a pride mural!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 1, 2015

Do You Know What It Takes To Make Your Goals Happen?

What dreams are you aching to achieve? Let our new series help you out.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 1, 2015

The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100,000 From A Transphobic Donor

Plus, some Canadian grandparents think that comprehensive sex education will “rape” their grandkids’ childhoods – their words, not mine.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 30, 2015

Do Something New: Skydiving

It’s safer than driving your car, and, in Chicago at least, way more fun!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 30, 2015

“Cisgender” Is Now Defined In The Oxford English Dictionary

The O.E.D. has made cis people just another identity rather than the norm; the kidnapped Nigerian girls are being forced to fight for Boko Haram; find out the differences between male and female serial killers.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 29, 2015

Do Something New: Walk In The Pride Parade

Spectating Chicago’s Pride Parade is, from my perspective, objectively awful. I do it every year despite the fact that last year it was 95 degrees out and someone who lived above Bobtail Ice Cream at Wellington and Barry, where I was spectating, accidentally dropped a bottle of vodka from a third-floor window and it landed…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 29, 2015

Today’s Lady News: Marriage Equality Edition

Join us as we party through same-sex marriage news!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 26, 2015

Do Something New: Longboard

Alternative title: “Have Your Partner Teach You Something.”…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 26, 2015

All Of My Feelings About The SCOTUS Gay Marriage Decision Expressed In GIFs

There are no words to express my feelings, only gifs.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 26, 2015

A Linguistic Analysis Of The #DontMancriminate Campaign

The biggest problem with it is the word “mancriminate.”…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 26, 2015

Vogue Profile Suggests Cara Delevingne’s Bisexuality Is Just Temporary, No Worries

If I had a Vogue profile for every time a bisexual person was told it was “just a phase,” I’d be the most famous queer on Earth.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 25, 2015

New Jersey Gay Conversion Therapy Group Charged With Fraud

A New Jersey jury found today that a gay conversion therapy group, JONAH, is guilty of defrauding their patients and may be forced to pay former patients upwards of $25,000 in damages each.

During the trial, JONAH wasn’t allowed to present expert testimony because, as Superior Court Judge Peter Bariso, Jr. said, “the…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 25, 2015

Working Moms Are Good For Their Kids, Says Harvard Study

Plus, celebrate the life of artist Miriam Schapiro, who passed away this week.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 25, 2015

7 Ways To Express Your Distaste For Someone Without Being Mean

We’ve all been in situations where we hate the person or people we’re near, but for one reason or another can’t leave. It’s your best friend’s birthday party, for example, and even though he’s just great, his old buddies from high school are dickheads. Or you’re at a work function, and you’re trying not to…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 25, 2015

UK High Schoolers Invent STI-Detecting Condoms

Also, the US government will require insurance companies to cover transitional medical services for trans* federal employees.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 24, 2015

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