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There’s one major issue that sets Meghan McCain apart from other Republicans — she’s in favor of legalizing gay marriage. I admire McCain for going against her party — and many in the Democratic Party as well — on this issue, but I loathe that she manages to make her pro-gay marriage stance all aboutREAD MORE »


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What had the cool girls muffling their laughter in the cubicle this week? These were the most popular stories of the week on The Frisky:

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Most Read: Dear Wendy: I Want More From My F*** Buddy
Most ReTweet-ed: Michelle Obama Gives Really Good Dating Advice READ MORE »


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Tony Alamo, a 75-year-old evangelist preacher, has been sentenced to 175 years in prison for taking underage girls as “child brides” and molesting them. Alamo apparently threatened the girls with “the loss of their salvation.” [NY Daily News]
Some pregnant women are forgoing the H1N1 vaccine, saying they are more comfortable with holistic approaches, like… READ MORE »


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File this one under “random afflictions I’m relieved I don’t have.” Poor little Lauren Johnson, 12, has been sneezing eight or nine times every minute for two weeks. According to Lemondrop, “Doctors think it might be intractable psychogenic sneezing, a very rare disorder with fewer than 40 documented cases in the world with no… READ MORE »


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In the U.K., journalist Jessica Hatcher was surfing the web when she found an article about the upcoming Naturist Olympics. For those of you who like to keep your clothes on at all times, “naturist” is a fancy term for the nudist community. In the name of journalistic research, Jessica asked to attend the gala… READ MORE »


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A woman in Texas successfully scammed a bunch of people into paying for her breast implants by, get this, faking breast cancer! Twenty-four-year-old Trista Joy Lathern told everyone she didn’t have health insurance and needed money to pay for her breast cancer treatments. In August, 100 people showed up to her all-day fundraiser at… READ MORE »


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What’s a man to do when he’s desperate for a little phone sex but his cell phone is out of minutes? Call 9-1-1, the number that’s always free, of course! Joshua Basso, a man from Tampa, said his cell phone ran out of minutes Wednesday, so he called 9-1-1 with an emergency of his own. READ MORE »


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The Republican National Committee’s health plan with the insurance company Cigna has covered abortion since 1991, according to an investigation by the online news site Politico. Cigna’s health coverage plan allows employers to opt out of coverage for specific items, but the RNC, which employs members of the Republican Party, did not opt out of… READ MORE »


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“Pleasure is in your own hands” is the new pro-masturbation slogan used by a sex ed program in the Extremadura region of Spain. The campaign has upset some Catholics in the country, despite having received funding from local youth and women’s affairs ministries. [Guardian UK]
The federal government released a report on Tuesday which… READ MORE »


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In strange boob news you can use, two new stories emerge on the breast front: a surgically implanted bra and an effort to regrow breast tissue. Israeli researchers are working on Cup&Up, a bra that’s inserted into the body. The Minimally Invasive Mastopexy is supposedly less intrusive than a typical breast augmentation. Adi Cohen, the… READ MORE »


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“Meep?” “Meep!” “Meep, meep, meep, meep, meep.” What the heck did I just say? Maybe Beaker’s friend, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, knows. The principal of Dancers High School in Massachusetts had no idea what the nonsensical Muppet-word meant, either. That old fuddy-duddy threatened his students with suspension after administrators learned of a dastardly plan for a… READ MORE »


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Hasn’t it been a while since we saw Lucy Liu do something fabulous? Turns out, it’s because she’s been busy producing and narrating a new documentary called “Red Light.” It’s about human trafficking, which the Department of Justice says is the third most profitable criminal activity in the world. Now that Lucy’s promoting… READ MORE »