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Samantha Jones Fan Gets A Little Too Frisky

A “Sex And The City” fan took things a little too far, racking up 1,000 sexual partners in 10 years to emulate her idol, Samantha Jones, according to The Times of India. The promiscuous fan, Christina Saunders, aspired to have the confidence and sexual prowess of Samantha, and so she challenged herself to the conquests. Think we’re joking? Read on. Keep reading »

Sarah Palin-Inspired Humor At Its Best: Shakespalin Tweeets

On Fox News and then again on Twitter, Sarah Palin used the word “refudiate.” Which, uh, doesn’t exist. But yesterday, she defended her word choice, writing on Twitter, “‘Refudiate,’ ‘misunderestimate,’ ‘wee-wee’d up.’ English is a living language. Shakespeare liked to coin new words too. Got to celebrate it!”

Oh course, Sarah is no Shakespeare. And so some clever Twitter users created the hashtag #shakespalin, interpreting classic Shakespeare quotes through the Wasilla vernacular. After the jump, our four favorites. [Time] Keep reading »

Playboy Launches New Safe-For-Work Website Without Naked Women

Playboy Enterprises Inc. has been struggling in recent years, now that porn is everywhere you click. Sure, plenty of dudes (six million, to be exact) still visit Playboy.com every month, but they’re less likely to do so when they’re at work, what with all the naked ladies and whatnot. So, the always-thoughtful Playboy guys created a new safe-for-work website for fans of the magazine who would like their online experience with a little less nipples, please, TheSmokingJacket.com. Of course, the name of The Smoking Jacket is taken from Hef’s favorite garment worn over his omnipresent red silk pajamas. The content is a little bit Maxim and generally pretty horny-doggy, but we found it to be a bit more female-friendly than Playboy.com, where it’s all Playmates all the time. Not that we don’t like Playmates. It’s just that it can get a little crowded with that many boobs around, you know? In any case, we’ll be reading. [Yahoo! News] Keep reading »

Lie Back And … I Mean, Bend Over And Think Of England!

When it comes to disposing of waste properly, the anti-littering campaign Keep Britain Tidy knows a dirty mind is a terrible thing to waste. [The Sun UK] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: UN Cuts Food Aid For 800,000 Pregnant And Nursing Iraqi Women

  • Due to a lack of funding, the United Nations has to cut back on food aid for 800,000 pregnant and nursing women and 960,000 children in Iraq. [AOL News]
  • The new wave of abortion providers might not just be exclusively abortion providers, but generalists who provide abortions at their practices. [New York Times Magazine]
  • The new season of “Degrassi,” which premieres today, will feature a transgender character, played by actor Jordan Todosey. [Feministing]

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Two Porn Stars Accused Of Killing A Tattoo Artist

Okay, I am going to give you the Cliff’s Notes version of this bizarro murder story. Follow along, kiddies. Once upon a time there were two porn stars, Jason Andrews and Amanda Logue, who met on the set of a porn shoot and fell in love. Their love was so deep that they were able to ignore the fact that Amanda had a husband and child somewhere in Georgia. The lovebirds liked to text, Tweet, and post photos of themselves on Facebook. How sweet. Keep reading »

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