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School Dress Code Refers To Plus-Size Girls In Tight Clothes As ‘Sausage Rolls’

By: Katrin Higher / May 31, 2015

The American education system already makes me angry every day but adding fuel to that fire are the countless slut-shaming and fat-shaming dress code notes that schools are hell-bent on churning out on the reg.

The latest comes from Biglervlle High School in Pennsylvania where a dress code note for graduation urge… More »


Paris To Remove Iconic Lovers’ Locks From Pont Des Arts Bridge

By: Katrin Higher / May 31, 2015

Love is dead. JK, but people may be if the estimated over 700,000 pad locks attached to the the bridge at the Pont des Arts in Paris aren’t removed stat, since they are creating a weight that is sending the bridge into eventual collapse.

Lovers attach personalized locks to this bridge in Pari… More »


Boston Still Has Snow Piles And They Are Vile

By: Katrin Higher / May 31, 2015

Somehow, Boston, Massachusetts still has remnants of snow from their horrific winter even though tomorrow will be June. Given the record breaking snow fall that they had this past winter, I’m not entirely surprised, but still, it’s a bit of a shock considering it’s been so warm the last few months.

These remaining… More »


Beau Biden, Son Of VP Joe Biden Dies At Age 46

By: Katrin Higher / May 31, 2015

Beau Biden (full name Joseph R. Biden III), the son of Vice President Joe Biden and former Delaware Attorney General, died on Saturday at the age of 46 after a long battle with brain cancer.

Vice President Joe Biden is no stranger to tragedy, having lost his first wife and 13-month-old daughter to… More »


Now You Can Live Out Your Fantasy Of Sniffing The Panties Of Hitler’s GF

By: Katrin Higher / May 30, 2015

Somehow the (probably) panties of Hitler’s mistress and then wife, Eva Braun, ended up in a tiny vintage store in northern Ohio. Also, Probably Panties is the name of my new 1960s style French ‘Ya-Ya’ band.

Anyway, the price ticket for these lady Nazi underthings is a whopping $7,500. I have to say… More »


Yikes, “Wolf Of Wall Street” Banker Dude Dies From Cocaine Fueled Jump Off His Building

By: Katrin Higher / May 30, 2015

The 1980s have never left NYC when it comes to the party stylings of rich Wall Street I-banker dude bros.

On Friday, 29-year-old investment banker Thomas Hughes is believed to have jumped from his apartment on the 24th floor of his building at 1 West Street in lower Manhattan.

At the… More »


Jury Convicts Dustin Diamond Of Stabbing In Wisconsin

By: Katrin Higher / May 30, 2015

Friday evening a Wisconsin jury convicted the Saved By The Bell actor and gross porn actor that one time, Dustin Diamond, of misdemeanors in a Christmas bar brawl stabbing.

Diamond stabbed a 25 year old man during a drunken brawl on Christmas Day in a bar in 2014 while carrying a concealed weapo… More »


Nail Salon Workers’ Bill Of Rights Now Mandatory In NYC

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 29, 2015

Cuomo wants salon workers and customers to know their rights; Italy and the UK failed a Couchsurfing rape victim; a UK university offers piglet therapy; underwear company Play Out features models with double mastectomies. More »


Sources Tell The LA Times That Dennis Hastert Paid To Conceal A Sex Crime

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2015

By now, you’ve probably heard that former House Speaker Dennis J. Hastert had been indicted on blackmail charges and is accused of shelling out over $1.7 million in hush money since 2010. According to the indictment, which was unsealed yesterday, Hastert is also accused of lying to the feds about the full amount of money… More »


Quiverfull Jackass Defends Josh Duggar, Says “Abuse Is the New Racism”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 29, 2015

Whatever that’s supposed to mean… More »


The Daily Squee: Watch Kitties Play In A Sea Of Cardboard Boxes

By: Claire Hannum / May 29, 2015

I have to assume that for cats, cardboard box labyrinths bring the same type of joy that ball pits bring to humans. Watch Taro the cat as he and his cat buddies explore their new cardboard playground. [Neatorama]… More »


Kill It With Fire: TLC Is Considering A Duggar Spin-Off About Daughters Jill And Jessa

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2015

NOPETY NOPE NOPE NOPE.  NOOOOPE. More »


It’s Time To Cry: These Students Donated All Their Senior Trip Money For Their Principal’s Cancer Treatment

By: Claire Hannum / May 28, 2015

“She’s just very caring, very selfless, and we wanted to be selfless, too.” More »


NYC Subway Manspreaders Profiled And Arrested

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 28, 2015

Quota policing and profiling are resulting in really petty subway arrests. More »


Gay Feminist High School Senior Nails Her Yearbook Quote

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2015

One of the great regrets of my life is that I didn’t make better use of my high school yearbook senior quote. After all, back then, I had no idea that I would grow up to be a blogger with unlimited internet space for spewing my opinions and musings. Those few characters below my vaguely miserable… More »


25 Percent Of Harvard Seniors Never Had Sex During College, And Other Interesting Factoids

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 28, 2015

The Harvard Crimson published results from its annual survey of Harvard’s graduating class, with some pretty interesting data points, like:

24% of Harvard seniors reported that they never had sex during their student tenure
43% of seniors said they always used a condom but 31% said they rarely or never used condom… More »


Scott Walker Plans To Ban All Abortions After 20 Weeks, Even If A Mother’s Life Is In Danger

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 28, 2015

Scott Walker to ban all abortions after 20 weeks; today is Menstrual Hygiene Day worldwide; that chocolate weight loss study was a fake; Hanna Tuulikki brings her artwork Away with the Birds online. More »


Homecoming Queen Killed By Texas Flood Is Mocked By Asshole Atheists For Believing In God

By: Tiffanie Drayton / May 28, 2015

The Daily Beast reported on tragedy yesterday: Homecoming Queen Alyssa Ramirez lost her life after a flood in Texas swept her car away on her way home from prom. The details are pretty heartbreaking. The teen was only two miles away from home when she was caught in a flash flood. She called 911 and… More »


“Mattress Girl” Matters, Whether Meghan Daum Has Had “Enough” Or Not

By: Katrin Higher / May 27, 2015

“Time for young feminists to …”

So starts the headline on Meghan Daum’s latest Los Angeles Times column, a sure sign that the nosy-neighbor finger-wagging was just getting started and that I should spare myself the annoyance. The older generation, sitting high upon their privilege perch, dispensing unsolicited and condescending “advice” to the younger… More »


UN: World Hunger Has Dropped By 10 Percent Over The Last 25 Years

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 27, 2015

There are 200 million fewer hungry people in the world than there were in 1990; FIFA’s mum while the Qatari government won’t let Nepalese workers attend funerals for earthquake victims; a GIF art exhibit in Paris sounds just awful; Casa Ruby provides hope and help for trans* adults in D.C. More »


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