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Maine Governor Paul LePage Calls Another Politician A “Cocksucker” In A Very Eloquent Voicemail

The governor of Maine doesn’t seem to have his shit together this week. More »


France Overturns The Burkini Ban After The World Explained How Ridiculous It Was

Although the court’s ruling applies just to Villeneuve-Loubet, most advocates expect it to serve as precedent for the 30 other small towns where mayors decided to tell women what they can and cannot wear to the beach. More »


The Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner Takes Himself Off All Criminal Cases

Beginning Sept. 6, Persky will only preside over civil cases in order to not bring unwarranted attention to criminal cases he would rule on. More »


Barbra Streisand And “Donald Trump” Duet “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better”

Jimmy Fallon has really gotten his Donald Trump impression down to an art and doesn’t hesitate to show it off. More »


Heroin Laced With The Most Potent Opioid Is Causing A Huge Rise In Overdoses In The Midwest

The authorities believe heroin laced with carfentanil has caused almost 90 overdoses in one Ohio county this week and about 60 in just two days across Ohio and Indiana, though the cause hasn’t been confirmed. More »


Activist Heroes Are Taking Dildos To Class Instead Of Guns In A “Cocks Not Glocks” Campaign

Even if Cocks Not Glocks doesn’t manage to get the law repealed, the noble protestors hope it will wake people up to the fact that the U.S. is balls deep in gun violence. More »


Vogue Brazil Photoshopped Able-Bodied Actors To Look Like Amputees Instead Of Featuring Actual Paralympians

There were a lot of actual athletes they could have used. More »


The University Of Kentucky Is Suing Its Student Newspaper To Protect A Professor Accused Of Sexual Assault

Former University of Kentucky associate professor of entomology James Harwood was accused of sexual assault and harassment by two students in December. More »


Hope Solo Is Suspended From The U.S. National Team, Which Is Becoming A Pattern

Because she’s been suspended before and apparently didn’t learn her lesson, her punishment was even worse this time around. More »


WikiLeaks’ Recent Data Dumps Have Included Private And Potentially Dangerous Information About Ordinary People

In the past year alone, 124 medical files have been published on the site. More »


Domestic Violence Victims And Football Players Can Have The Same Brain Injuries

At least the football players get a choice. More »


Leslie Jones Was Hacked, And The Attacks On Her Are Seriously Out Of Control

A researcher says the attacks on Jones are worse than the kind of bullying she sees in pre-teens. And tweens are terrible. More »


This Funny And Awkward Video Reminds Self-Righteous White Allies To Watch Their Hypocritical Asses

It’s cringeworthy AF. More »


Stanford Bans Hard Alcohol At Parties, Avoiding The Real Causes Of Sexual Assault

Just after the announcement, a page titled “Female Bodies and Alcohol” appeared on the school’s website that explains in detail how women are more affected by drinking than men. More »


Sexual Harassment In The Service Industry Is So Common That It Can Start Feeling Normal

Though I work in an industry that is notorious for sexual harassment and male dominated power dynamics, the problem of normalizing unwanted sexual behavior extends far beyond restaurants. More »


What Is Twitter’s New Night Mode? DMing After Dark Is Now Easier Than Ever

I mean, no one’s proud of it, but sometimes you just feel like DMing some hotties after midnight. More »


Tracking Software Could Solve America’s Massive Rape Kit Backlog — So Why Aren’t We Using It?

Paying for all rape kits to be processed — and paying for a tracking software to make sure they are — comes down to whether or not states take sexual assault seriously. More »


There Are Alternatives To The Money Bail System The Justice Department Says Is Unconstitutional

If you’re broke and have no cash, a fixed bail of any sum basically means you’re locked up while awaiting trial, which pretty much goes against the whole “innocent until proven guilty” thing our justice system is built upon. More »


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