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Horrible Boyfriend Proposes With A McDonald’s Chicken Sandwich

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

“This is not what you do!”… More »


Emma Sulkowicz’s “Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol”: An Explainer

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 5, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know to understand Sulkowicz’s new artwork. More »


Palins Want To Know Why “Liberal Media” Condemned Josh Duggar, Not Lena Dunham

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 5, 2015

Lena Dunham was six or seven, Josh Duggar was 15. There’s a bit of a difference there. More »


Welp, Rick Perry Is Officially Running For President

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 4, 2015

Vatican commissioners are speaking out against child abusers; allegedly corrupt anti-abortion former governor Rick Perry is officially running for President; Barbie gets to wear flats now; learn about the Frag Dolls video gaming team. More »


Soon You’ll Be Able To Get A Cerveza With Your Taco Bell Chalupa

By: Newser / June 4, 2015

Anyone who was excited when Taco Bell made a taco out of a biscuit will likely be blown away by this news: The fast-food chain will now be serving beer, wine, and alcohol “freezes,” the Chicago Tribune reports. And there’s good reason why a Chicago newspaper is reporting on it: The fast-food joint’s new locatio… More »


10,000 Transphobic Dipshits Petition To Have Caitlyn Jenner’s Olympic Medals Revoked

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 4, 2015

Congratulations on getting attention, we’re sorry your parents didn’t give you enough of it. More »


Duggars Insist Their Son Is Not A Pedophile In Megyn Kelly Interview

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 4, 2015

Last night’s Megyn Kelly interview with Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar was, well, pretty much what we all expected it to be. To Kelly’s credit, the interview wasn’t quite as soft as she promised, though all the more probing questions were attributed to what their “detractors” were saying.

The most striking thing for… More »


Study: Half Of Black And Latina Women Scientists Mistaken For Janitors Or Secretaries

By: Megan Reynolds / June 4, 2015

Maybe this is why women are leaving STEM careers in droves, hmm? More »


“Anonymously Ask A Black Person” Is An App That Purports To Break Down Barriers When It Comes To Race

By: Megan Reynolds / June 4, 2015

Do you have burning questions that you’ve always wanted to ask black people but are too afraid to do so? Do you have zero black friends, but desperately need the answers to very important questions that only a black person could — and should — answer? Thankfully, now there’s an app for that. As reportedMore »


Scott Walker Pretty Sure Rape Victims Only Concerned About Abortion In The “Initial Months”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 3, 2015

Scott Walker sure knows a lot for someone who has never been a rape victim in need of an abortion. More »


Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Wants To Take Sexism Out Of Punk

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 3, 2015

Colombia has a new law to protect women from violence; slave labor is rampant in clothing supply chains; a new drug could eliminate end-of-life diseases; Meredith Graves is reforming the punk scene. More »


Black Family May Get Actual Jail Time For Cheering At Graduation

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 3, 2015

“What are you in for?” “Armed robbery, you?” “Cheering at my kid’s graduation ceremony.”More »


35 Things About Chuck Johnson That May Or May Not Be True, Who Knows???

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 3, 2015

In the spirit of Chuck Johnson’s style of journalism, here are some sentences that include the words “Chuck Johnson.”… More »


Just Look At This Asshole: Duggar Pastor Says Caitlyn Jenner Is “Defying God”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 3, 2015

A few hours later he said that Josh Duggar was forgiven by god. … More »


New Police Report Shows Josh Duggar Confessed 3 Times To 7 Acts Of Child Molestation

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 3, 2015

Ugh ugh ugh, it just keeps getting worse. A new police report obtained by In Touch from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reveals further details about Josh Duggar’s molestation confession when he was a teenager. This police report features fewer redactions than the previous report, and indicates that Josh actually confessed three times between March… More »


This Lovely Video Offers A Tender Look At Life And Grief

By: Claire Hannum / June 3, 2015

Who knew a video about balls of yarn could be so emotional? More »


Watch This Gay Valedictorian Give His Banned Graduation Speech

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 2, 2015

British police pledge to take rape investigations more seriously; domestic violence in Turkey is treated as a private matter; why do we refer to God with male pronouns?; a gay high school valedictorian gets to give the graduation speech his high school banned. More »


Mike Huckabee Says He Would’ve Faked Being Trans To Shower With Girls

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 2, 2015

Mike Huckabee is an ass. More »


Megyn Kelly Says Her Duggar Interview “Won’t Be A Cross-Examination”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 2, 2015

I hardly had high hopes for Megyn Kelly’s Duggar family interview, airing tomorrow on Fox News, but in a preview, the self-described “tough, but fair journalist” all but assured Duggar loyalists that she would be going easy on Jim Bob and Michelle:
“This isn’t going to be a cross-examination of a family. It’s going to be a… More »


School Kitchen Manager Fired For Buying Lunch For Poor Kids

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 2, 2015

Apparently it is illegal to use your own money to buy food for hungry kids. America! More »


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