A New Policy Will Make Plan B More Accessible To Native American Women

Katrin Higher | October 17, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Women’s health advocates have been pushing for a policy that allows easier and more affordable access to the emergency contraception pill, Plan B, in the Native communities for many years, and now it may finally come to fruition.
The Indian Health Service, which is a federal organization, has no retail pharmacies, so historically, Native women… More »

Wanna Be A Fox News “Terror Expert?” Just Lie About Being A CIA Agent

Robyn Pennacchia | October 16, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Fox News “Terror Expert” Wayne Simmons has been arrested for pretending to have had a 27-year career as a CIA agent. More »

The Westboro Baptist Church Will Be Picketing Kim Davis

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

We have reached peak irony. More »

Pharma-Bro Martin Shkreli Tries To Donate To Bernie Sanders, Gets Denied

Robyn Pennacchia | October 16, 2015 - 11:30 am

He just can’t believe the Bernie Sanders won’t meet with him to hear his side of the story! More »

Just Look At This Asshole: College Student Very “Hurt” By Invitation To Consent Workshop

Lauren Vinopal | October 16, 2015 - 10:00 am

When George Lawson, 19, received an Facebook invite for an I Heart Consent workshop through Warwick University, he was not amused by the event name. He was actually outraged by the implication that he would need one of these workshops, which are being rolled out by other schools as well.
Lawson proceeded to express his anger by publishing… More »

Target Store Plays The Worst Part Of Porn Over Its PA System

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 16, 2015 - 9:30 am

A Target store in San Jose, California played audio from a porn film over their PA system for 15 minutes on Wednesday. It gets worse: Wednesday was a “mommy and me” day at the store, so it was packed with moms and their kids.
One of those moms was BethanyMore »

WTF?: Mike Huckabee Thinks Replacing Prison With Slavery Is A Swell Idea

Robyn Pennacchia | October 15, 2015 - 6:05 pm

Huckabee Hearts Slavery. More »

Missouri Pol Wants To Make Planned Parenthood Build A Fetus Memorial

Robyn Pennacchia | October 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm

That sure seems like a good use of everyone’s time. More »

Rand Paul Suggests LGBT People Just Stay In The Closet If They Don’t Want Workplace Discrimination

Robyn Pennacchia | October 15, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Rand Paul is an idiot who needs to stop sharing his thoughts out loud. … More »

The Soapbox: In Defense Of “Flip-Flopping” In Politics And In Life

Robyn Pennacchia | October 15, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Hillary Clinton has been criticized for flip-flopping on the issues–but isn’t it worse to never change your mind? More »

French Court Could Create First EU Gender-Neutral Legal Identity

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2015 - 10:43 am

A French court decided this week that a 64-year-old plaintiff had the right to be legally recognized as gender-neutral. The individual, whose name has not been released, identifies as intersex (has genitalia that are neither strictly male nor strictly female), but was forced to perform a masculine identity their entire life.
The court ruling saysMore »

Texas State Rep. Pretty Sure Bernie Sanders, A Jewish Person, Is A Nazi

Robyn Pennacchia | October 15, 2015 - 9:30 am

Sanders’ father was an immigrant from Poland whose entire family was wiped out in the Holocaust. … More »

Aunt Who Sued Her Nephew Over Broken Wrist Claims Her Insurance Company Gave Her No Choice

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 14, 2015 - 6:01 pm

Alright, so we were too harsh on Auntie Jen after all. More »

Our Nations Toddlers Are On A Murderous Rampage — And Only One Thing Can Stop Them

Robyn Pennacchia | October 14, 2015 - 4:08 pm

More armed toddlers, obviously. More »

Yoga Studio Offers Class for People Of Color, White People Sulk

Megan Reynolds | October 14, 2015 - 3:21 pm

A Seattle yoga studio’s class advertised as exclusively for people of color was cancelled due to accusations of racism. In an apology posted on the website, owner Laura Humpf writes:
My intention in offering my space to POC Yoga was to offer a widely inclusive healing space where all people could receive the benefits of… More »

Adnan Syed Case: State’s Expert Says New Disclosure About Cellphone Evidence Might Have Changed His Testimony

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 14, 2015 - 2:11 pm

But what does it MEAN? Allow me to explain. More »

The 8 Most Important Things Bernie Sanders Did In The Democratic Debate

Robyn Pennacchia | October 14, 2015 - 12:55 pm

Hillary may have won in terms of polish, but Bernie won in terms of substance… More »

Huckabee’s #DemDebate Tweets Make Donald Trump Look (Almost) Sane

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 14, 2015 - 11:30 am

If you weren’t paying attention to Twitter during last night’s Democratic debate, shame on you, because the really great thing about debates is hearing comments from the peanut gallery. Either you get together with friends and you all talk at the TV, or you get on Twitter and you… Well, you talk at the TV. More »

The Power Of Just Saying “No”

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 14, 2015 - 9:30 am

As demonstrated by Khaleesi Hillary Clinton. More »

Qdoba’s Imaginary Friend, Jennifer Lawrence, Will Supposedly Help Them Sell More Burritos

Megan Reynolds | October 13, 2015 - 5:30 pm

She’s naturally magnetic, leads a story-filled life, and invites others to do the same. She’s a personification of flavor in our lives.”More »

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