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Apple, Facebook, Nike And Others Are Backing The Equality Act

The Equality Act, a piece of proposed legislation that would provide employment, housing, education, and financial protections for LGBT Americans, has found some very powerful friends in the form of corporate support. Apple, Nike, Facebook, American Airlines, General Mills, Levi Strauss, and Dow Chemicals are all coming out in favor of the act.
The legislator… More »


“Aspiring Clown” Who Threw Banana Peel At Dave Chappelle Says He Is The Victim Here

Robyn Pennacchia / July 28, 2015

Aspiring clown? Sit down please. … More »


Cecil, Zimbabwe’s Beloved Lion, Was Killed By A Minnesota Dentist

Earlier this month, animal lovers were heartbroken to learn that Cecil, a famous and beloved lion living in a protected area in Zimbabwe, had been killed under potentially unlawful circumstances. The gorgeous 13-year-old beast was believed to have been lured from his protected land and killed by big game hunters who get their rocks off… More »


The Soapbox: Spreading Unsubstantiated Theories About Sandra Bland’s Death Won’t Bring Her Justice

Tiffanie Drayton / July 28, 2015

Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that claims Bland was lying on the ground in her mug shot photo, the insinuation being that the young woman was dead already. More »


Just Look At This Asshole: Racist Woman Goes On Unhinged Rant At The Beach

Robyn Pennacchia / July 28, 2015

Awful woman responds to being splashed by kids at the beach with racial slurs. … More »


WOW: Donald Trump Sure Has No Business Calling Anyone A Rapist

Robyn Pennacchia / July 28, 2015

Did Donald Trump rape his ex-wife Ivana? More »


Jen Welter Is The First-Ever Female NFL Coach

The first woman coach probably ever been hired in the NFL, working in training camp on the Arizona Cardinals staff, and it should surprise literally no one that this woman is a badass.
Jen Welter played football as a linebacker for 14 years on the Dallas Diamonds of the Women’s Football Alliance. Then she became… More »


The Boy Scouts Have Lifted Their Ban On Gay Leaders!

The Boy Scouts of America is now allowing gay leaders! Congrats, Boy Scouts, you’re moving into modernity with the rest of us!
The Boy Scouts had lifted their ban on gay scouts in 2013, but not their ban on gay leaders. On Monday, the Boy Scouts of America’s National Executive Board voted 45-12 to lift… More »


That BS Undercover Planned Parenthood Video Will Not Die

People are still taking the anti-abortion video seriously despite its factual inaccuracies, Second Star NYC has webseries featuring a full-figured lead actress, England’s government is putting young women at risk, Hunter S. Thompson’s once-assistant has released a novel about the gonzo journalist. More »


Ralkina Jones, 37, Dies In Cleveland Jail Cell

Yesterday, a 37-year-old woman named Ralkina Jones, from Cleveland, Ohio, died in her jail cell, two days after she was arrested for an altercation with her husband at his place of employment. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has not established a cause of death, and an autopsy is scheduled for today. There’s currently no… More »


Bad Ass Sex Worker Kills Possible Serial Killer In Self Defense

Robyn Pennacchia / July 27, 2015

Neal Falls may be responsible for the murders of at least 10 other women. More »


Elisabeth Hasselbeck Asks: Could Sandra Bland Have Attacked Cop With Her Cigarette?!

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, former “Survivor” castaway, idiot sidekick on “The View,” and current “Fox & Friends” host, is not exactly known for her brains. What she is definitely known for is scraping the bottom of the barrel for any and all possible, not necessarily plausible, excuses for why cops unlawfully arrest and/or kill unarmed people of… More »


Hacker: I Took Down New York Because I Hate NYC

Newser / July 27, 2015

New York’s cover story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of sex assault was hotly tweeted last night—but this morning no one can access it after a denial-of-service attack on the magazine. Just before 1am, a Twitter account under the handle Vikingdom2016 posted, “nymag.com #OFFLINE,” and sure enough, the entire New York website was down. More »


Anti-Choicers Hack Planned Parenthood, Release Patient And Employee Info

Robyn Pennacchia / July 27, 2015

This puts people in serious danger, given the violent history of the anti-choice movement. … More »


35 Of Bill Cosby’s Victims Are Photographed And Interviewed For Incredible New York Cover Story

In a stunning piece of journalism, New York magazine photographed and interviewed 35 of the 46 women who allege that Bill Cosby drugged and/or sexually assaulted them, their images assembled into this sobering cover image. Noreen Malone spoke with all 35 women, who each shared their own personal Cosby story, many of them for the… More »


The NBJC Backs The Equality Act

The National Black Justice Coalition, an advocacy organization for the needs of black members of the LGBT community, has backed the Equality Act, introduced in Congress yesterday.
The Equality Act seeks to extend protections for members of the LGBT community under civil rights law. The EEOC recently ruled that sexual orientation discrimination at work i… More »


Guy Broke In Ex’s House, Hid Under Bed For Days

Newser / July 26, 2015

You know that creepy feeling like something or someone might be lurking under your bed at night? Warning: This story will not mitigate that. Cops accuse Jason Hubbard, a New Jersey man who apparently didn’t have a place to live, of breaking into the Spotswood home of his ex-girlfriend’s parents, heading into an upstairs bedroom,… More »


Mental Health Company CEO Embezzles $510,000 To Give To Psychic

Robyn Pennacchia / July 26, 2015

How many times did this guy have his palm read? More »


Rick Perry Says We Should All Bring Guns To Movie Theaters

Katrin Higher / July 26, 2015

In an interview early Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union”, Rick Perry said that the shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, earlier this week shows why gun-free zones are “a bad idea” and said he believes people should be able to take their firearms to the movies.
Here is part of his stance:
“I believe that,… More »


Lafayette Shooter’s Mental Health Didn’t Stop Him From Buying A Gun

Katrin Higher / July 26, 2015

Despite glaring proof that John Russell Houser was indeed mentally ill, it was still a breeze for him to purchase a firearm in the United States. Houser opened fire in a movie theatre on July 23rd, killing 2 people and injuring 11. The problem of selling firearms to the mentally ill, is one part of… More »


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