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The family of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau, who drowned when she was pulled underwater by a killer whale after a performance, is trying to prevent police from distributing video of the incident to the media. SeaWorld cameras captured the February 24th attack, when, after a show, the whale Tilikum grabbed 40-year-old Brancheau by her ponytail… READ MORE »


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For International Women’s Day, The New York Times questions which countries worldwide are the best for women and discovers the United States isn’t listed in the top 10 on four different lists! [New York Times]
For the first time ever, Washington, D.C., will distribute 500,000 female condoms for free in areas of the city… READ MORE »


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We are so happy people are protesting this bigotry: A nursery school at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, in Boulder, Colorado, will not admit one of their preschoolers because the child’s parents are lesbians. The Archdiocese of Denver issued a statement about the refusal, which said: “To preserve the mission of our schools, and… READ MORE »


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For a wino wine lover like me, I just received the best news I could possibly hear. A new, long-term study says that women who drink red wine in moderation stay thinner into middle age. Woo hoo! So I finally have a legit reason to pop the cork on a daily basis. Of the 20,000… READ MORE »


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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been accused of sexual assault — again. According to the gossip blog TMZ.com, “Big Ben” and pals were out on the town drinking in Milledgeville, Georgia, on Friday night when a 20-year-old woman alleged Roethlisberger sexually assaulted her in the bathroom of the club, Capital City. A source at… READ MORE »


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There are a lot of things that are dangerous to do while driving — texting, eating, putting on makeup, shaving your vajayjay. Wait. Who would actually shave their pubes while driving a car? Oh, Megan Barnes. The 37-year-old was driving to meet her boyfriend in Key West when she asked her passenger to hold the… READ MORE »


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It may be Monday (grumble, grumble), but judging by these two cats, love is in the air! Aww … Who says cats don’t have hearts? [via BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »


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But does he look as tasty when dipped in melted butter? [tumblr.9gag.com] … READ MORE »


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Cats, much like toddlers, always know the best place to sit on a man’s lap. [ImageShack.us] … READ MORE »


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We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say? You crack us up! Each week we’re going to shout out to our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the internet. And you can get in on the action too. Tell usREAD MORE »


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The Utah legislator who introduced a bill to state government that would punish a woman for a miscarriage due to a “reckless act” has withdrawn the bill. The bill was intended to punish women for illegally aborting fetuses, based on the case of a 17-year-old girl who was seven months pregnant and paid a man… READ MORE »


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Statistics have shown that most men who commit rape or date rape are known to the victim: friends, friends-with-benefits, boyfriends, husbands, even family members, etc. But even as someone who is attuned to news stories about sexual assault, I was unaware that researchers have gathered more info in the past decade about who these men… READ MORE »