Rebecca Vipond Brink

Indiana Sentences Purvi Patel To 30 Years In Prison For A Miscarriage

Plus, find out the woman responsible for making Vice suddenly great.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 1, 2015

Watch Tracy Emin Recreate Her Past In Tate’s Exhibition Of “My Bed”

Plus, Ikea is providing the United Nations with flat-pack refugee shelters -- awesome! Click for more in Today's Lady News...
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 31, 2015

Deck Yourself Out For Running: 9 Ways To Spoil Yourself This Spring

It’s spring! That means it’s the time of year when running wusses like me get out of the gym and onto the streets where all the much braver running nutsos have been running on ice and snow all winter. It also means it’s time to do some spring cleaning for your running wardrobe! My theory…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 31, 2015

We Are Not Who We Are Online: Jon Ronson’s So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

The big eye-opener for me, in Jon Ronson’s So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, had to do with a line he cut from the book in its final edits. You’ve probably heard of the book by now, what with Ronson’s viral February New York Times piece about social media shaming victim Justine Sacco, which came…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 31, 2015

Pope Francis Gives Homeless Catholics A Private Tour Of The Sistine Chapel

PLUS, millennials have some weird beliefs about doin' it and VICE is all about sex innnnnn spaaaaaaaaace -- all in Today's Lady News!
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 30, 2015

Absolute Beginners: Productive Pain

A few weeks ago, I got my hands on a copy of a stretch workout DVD called Lastics (yeah, I still use DVDs, I’m a rube). I’m not super-inflexible - I’ve done my fair share of yoga, I can touch the floor with straight legs, and I’ve always wanted to be more human-pretzel-y. But…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 30, 2015

Google’s New CFO Ruth Porat Is Getting PAID

Plus! A "Game of Thrones" porn parody has an Iron Throne made of dildos; a closer look at Chicago P.D.'s sex crimes unit; and reviews for a few feminist videogames, all in Today's Lady News...
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 27, 2015

Crossfit Couple Does Crossfit Engagement Photo Shoot, Internet Loves It, Writer Pukes

Here’s a story that takes two things I hate and mashes them together: Crossfit and wacky engagement photos! Joe Marttila and Ili Buenrosto, two Crossfit enthusiasts from Florida, decided to do their engagement photos at the gym. Their photographer, Cricket Whitman (HIS FUCKING NAME IS CRICKET) said that they weren’t trying to show off what…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 27, 2015

I’m Really Sorry, But That Gawker Whole Foods/Katie Holmes Exposé Is Not As Exciting As It Seems

J.K. Trotter at Gawker’s Black Bag vertical did a very, very, very in-depth investigation of a claim from 2012 that Katie Holmes, living at the Chelsea Mercantile at the time, shortly after she left ex-spouse Tom Cruise, had a secret entrance to the Whole Foods that occupies the ground floor of the building. Paparazzi had…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 27, 2015

Woman Sets Fire To Yoga Studio, Can’t Stop Grinning About It

This super enthused arsonist yogi, why you should consider using the female condom, and more in Today's Lady News...
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 26, 2015

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pregnant Women In UPS Case

Peggy Young wins in court, Rebecca Martinson's "cunt punt" email inspires performance art and Gloria Steinem gives Black women their due, in Today's Lady News...
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 25, 2015

Check Out Ted Cruz’s Anti-Woman Campaign Platform

The ladies, he does not love them.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 24, 2015

Rolling Stone Will Review Its UVA Rape Story In The April Issue

Rolling Stone will be publishing its review of its UVA campus rape article, “A Rape On Campus,” in its April issue. [Flavorwire] And Charlottesville police say that there’s “no evidence” for the claims in the Rolling Stone story, but “Jackie” will not face charges for her involvement. [Gawker] The entire rugby team at…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 23, 2015

The Marines Are Testing Female Soldiers For Front Lines

Women in combat, frats being fratty(terrible) and so much more.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 20, 2015

NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 19, 2015

Absolute Beginners: Gym Etiquette 101

After the first installment of Absolute Beginners was posted, I got a few really awesome suggestions for future posts. This one is from reader Cedra, who brought up the point that a lot of total fitness newbies are intimidated by the gym because they simply don’t know exactly how they’re supposed to act there. So…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 19, 2015

Managing Diet And Exercise With My ADHD Brain

I have pretty severe ADHD. That dictates a lot of the way that my life, brain, body, and relationships function, but it’s not something I talk about a lot because - well, I don’t know, I’ve known about it and been living with it for fifteen years. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ But it’s been coming up a lot…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 19, 2015

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 18, 2015

Just Look At This Asshole: Catholic Church Spraying Homeless With Water At Night In San Francisco

In a tremendous show of Christian charity, a Catholic church in San Francisco has installed water sprinklers specifically meant to drive away the homeless people who sleep in the church’s outer alcove. The homeless individuals in question were under the impression that the sprinklers were installed to keep the alcove clean, but that wasn’t…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 18, 2015

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