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Photoshop Of Horrors: Even Men Are Photoshopped Into Monsters Sometimes

It’s so common to see women on magazines Photoshopped into some kind of chitinous, spindly, segmented monster that we don’t always look twice unless something truly bizarre is going on…

The Gloss | October 29, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Meet The Lovely People Who Support Blackface For Christmas

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” quite like racism!
A popular Facebook page is determined to uphold the longstanding Dutch tradition of wearing blackface for Christmas celebrations. Zwarte Piet, or “Black Pete,”…

The Gloss | October 26, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Two Extremely Famous Women Are About To Be Roommates

Because some men just want to watch the world burn, heavy partiers Rihanna and Cara Delevingne have decided it’s a good idea to move in together. An ever-reliable “unnamed source”…

The Gloss | October 24, 2013 - 12:50 pm

New Breast Implants Contain A Microchip And Now They’re Smarter Than You Are

Breast implant technology is growing by leaps and bounds (just like those cup sizes, I know you bros hear me), and a company called Establishment Labs has announced its latest innovation: a…

The Gloss | October 21, 2013 - 5:45 pm

Male Model Shane Lapper Retires, Relaunches Career As Female Model Chloe Lapper

Scouted in London at the age of 22, handsome redhead Shane Lapper launched a successful career as a male model*. And even though Lapper was employed as an aspirational standard of male beauty, he…

The Gloss | October 16, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Your Grandma Wore This Weirdly Awesome Bra In WWII

All those badass Rosie the Riveters who took over traditionally male jobs during WWII were hiding a secret under their clothes: They were wearing plastic bras! Yup, apparently the “Saf-T-Bra”…

The Gloss | October 13, 2013 - 11:30 am

One Woman’s Amazing Skin Transformation After Quitting Alcohol For 30 Days

Putting a pause on your alcohol consumption can work wonders for your physical health (and wallet), but what kind of effect can it have on your complexion? Apparently, an incredible…

The Gloss | September 19, 2013 - 1:50 pm

The 10 Most Heinous Plus-Sized Pieces From “WTF Plus”

Why for the love of all that’s holy do designers continue to make only the most heinous of options for plus sized women? What would be the harm in, oh…

The Gloss | August 30, 2013 - 4:45 pm

Mattel And NASA Made The Mars Rover Pink For Barbie

Every time Barbie gets some kind of awesome makeover that makes us like her again, she goes and pink-ifies something awesome in a way we find hugely annoying, and this…

The Gloss | August 7, 2013 - 10:50 am

Man Gives Mega-Detailed Document To Ladies On Erroneous Assumption You Can Reason Your Way To Love

What you do if you received a disconcertingly detailed 99-page document about someone before you’d even been on one date with him? You wouldn’t go on that date, would you?

The Gloss | August 3, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Awesome Girl Records Lonely “Life Of A Third Wheel”

Have you ever been a third wheel?
Our guess is that many people experience the sad, alienating life of a third wheel when they’re most vulnerable to feeling sad and alienated by…

The Gloss | June 4, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Public Response To Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy Proves We Still See Women As Body Parts

In a moving op-ed in today’s New York Times, Angelina Jolie revealed her choice to have a preventative double mastectomy. The media coverage has been immediate—as has the troubling, sexist…

The Gloss | May 14, 2013 - 5:10 pm

9 Good Theme Ideas For The 2014 Met Gala

Look, as everyone at the 2013 Met Gala last night realized, “no one was paying attention to the Punk theme.” The theme actually became “Everyone ignored this theme.” Ashley already pretty…

The Gloss | May 7, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Dance Teacher Who Lost Foot In Boston Bombing Sounds Like A Total Badass

As more stories about the victims of the Boston bombings last week are revealed by the media, it is clear that each and every person is so deserving of not…

The Gloss | April 25, 2013 - 12:50 pm

What Your Sleepwear Says About You

Are you wearing your sleepwear right now? That says you’re probably fun-employed. Or freelancing. Or working from home. Or ill! You could also be ill. I am sorry if you…

The Gloss | April 11, 2013 - 3:50 pm

My Very Specific Lilly Pulitzer Memories

It’s been a rough few days for women who really love jaunty pearl accessories. Not only did Margaret Thatcher pass away, so did Lilly Pulitzer. Was Lilly Pulitzer a feminist? Yeah. Sure. Probably.

The Gloss | April 8, 2013 - 4:50 pm

Why Feminism Must Be About More Than Careerism, “Leaning In,” And The Glass Ceiling

There’s been a lot of discussion as of late about Sheryl Sandberg‘s bourgeois and somewhat apolitical version of feminism, Lean In. It seems like everywhere I look, the feminist discourse has been…

The Gloss | April 5, 2013 - 12:50 pm

How To Get Your Ex To Notice You On Facebook

Facebook. How did we exist before it? How did you define ourselves, our relationships with friends and/or boyfriends? How did we let people know, on a large scale, that yes,…

The Gloss | March 21, 2013 - 4:10 pm

The Best Ways To Announce Your Breakup For Maximum Attention

Earlier today, Jay Baruchel and Alison Pill‘s breakup was announced. The couple have been engaged since 2010 after meeting on the set of the movie “Goon,” and have been a rather adorable couple for a…

The Gloss | March 5, 2013 - 5:10 pm

What To Think About When You’re Trying Not To Cry In Public

I am a crier. I cry when I’m happy, I cry when I’m sad, I am the kind of person who cries at sloths. I cry when other people look lonely…

The Gloss | February 19, 2013 - 12:50 pm