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Lady Gaga Urges Little Monsters To Help Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Yes, pop stars can be political. In this video from Lady Gaga, she calls on John McCain and the rest of the Senate to repeal the 1993 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which prohibits openly gay people from serving in the military. The law gets put to a vote tomorrow, and Gaga is urging her fans to call their senators and encourage them to repeal the law. Said Gaga, quoting Senator Harry Reid, “Anyone who is willing to fight for this country should have the same civil opportunities to do so as anyone else.” [YouTube] Keep reading »

Welcome To The Kitten Party At Caboodle Ranch

Craig Grant just wanted to give his cat Pepper his own space. So he created a small cat-sized town, populated with mini-buildings and streets for Pepper and the hundreds of other cats Grant has saved to live. Now Grant’s cat sanctuary, Caboodle Ranch, houses more than 600 fancy felines, who are supported by Grant’s love and care and the generous donations of volunteers. The Ranch includes a faux Walmart (complete with mini-shopping carts), a tiny town hall, and dozens of tiny houses, too small for humans but perfectly sized for kittens.

Check out more photos of their range life after the jump. [Yahoo] Keep reading »

What’s The Wildest Dream You’d Want Oprah To Fulfill?

So, on yesterday’s episode of “Oprah,” the talk show queen spent the hour fulfilling people’s wildest dreams. This included providing a roomful of 50 brides with free wedding gowns and luxury honeymoons. She also not only paid off a single mom’s $78,000 debt but also gave her an entire year off. In her last season, she’s really taking it to the next level, huh?

So we want to know: What would you want if Oprah were granting you your ultimate wildest dream? Keep reading »

Gift For Gab: The Best Comments For The Week Of September 10, 2010

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say? You crack us up! Each week in this column, we 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 us your favorite comments from this week in the comments! Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Sports Commenter Says Ines Sainz Was “Asking For It”

  • A Fox and NFL Network sports analyst, Brian Baldinger, has said that Mexican sports reporter Ines Sainz was sexually harassed by members of the Jets football team and staff because she was “asking for it.” (And yes, that’s a direct quote.) Apparently, Mr. Baldinger is of the opinion men are just big testosterone-swollen lunkheads who can’t control themselves. [Yahoo]
  • Federal Way, Washington, is considering an amendment to the morals code to limit the amount of T&A that can be shown in public. The city council’s parks committee specifically want to address the skimpily dressed “bikini baristas.” [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
  • Oh, boo hoo: “Privates,” the video game that takes place inside a vagina has not been approved for the Xbox 360. [ComputerAndVideoGames.com]
  • A girl who was prostituted at age 14 is suing the online sex site Backpage.com, claiming she was taken advantage of by a pimp who advertised her on the site. The girl, now 15, is seeking restitution under the Child Abuse Victims Rights Act. [STLtoday.com]

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Remember When Ladies Were Cup Holders? Chevy Does

Remember when men were men and women were cup holders? Chevy does and they are selling posters of their 1959 Impala to celebrate the glory days when women knew their place was in the shotgun seat. Sexist ads don’t endear the rest of the country to feel bad for your financial woes, auto industry. [ChevyMall.com via AutoGuide.com] Keep reading »

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