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Model Rain Dove Highlights Olympic Uniform “Sexploitation” In Photo Series

As the reportage coming out of Rio 2016 made abundantly clear, sexism against female athletes is still unfortunately going strong. More »


Federal Texas Judge Blocks Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Order Just As The School Year Starts

Marking no small coincidence, this all went down right before schools in Texas kicked off the new school year Monday. More »


Tanning Salon Owners Say Obamacare Is Destroying Their Business

Economists and experts say it’s not the just the tax’s fault, and the industry was on decline for some time, Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears be damned. More »


ICYMI: Donald Trump Talked About Black America In Literally The Worst Imaginable Terms

The worst part is that he doesn’t see anything wrong with it. More »


Two Women Live-Tweeted Their Abortion Travels From Ireland To England, Because The Quest Is Real

When we talk about the closing of Planned Parenthoods or other abortion clinics in certain shitty states, what we’re really talking about is forcing women to travel, sometimes really far, to get an abortion if they need or want one. It doesn’t just happen in Texas either. More »


British Runner Lynsey Sharp’s Comments About Gold Medalist Caster Semenya Are Just Racist And Sexist

Message to the haters: Semenya won because she’s an amazing runner. Deal with it. More »


Boy Band Godfather Lou Pearlman Dies In Federal Prison At The Age Of 62

He created the Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, and pretty much every boy band you love. More »


There Will Now Be A Philando Castile Scholarship At The High School He Loved

In a move to honor his legacy of kindness and commitment to education, a Philando Castile scholarship is being funded by the fellow alumni of his beloved highschool. More »


Twitter Is Shutting Down Alleged Terrorist Accounts, But Still Not Tackling Threats Of Abuse

While combating terrorism might sound good, the fact that they’ve largely skirted addressing the intense issues of racist, homophobic, sexist and violently transphobic threats and abuse that occurs daily, shows that Twitter may not be as concerned with regulating violent users as they are emulating a do-gooder public image.More »


The Clintons Made A Big Announcement About What Will Happen To The Clinton Foundation If Hillary’s Elected

The move was meant to quiet suspicions about foreign donors during Hillary’s time as secretary of state and make it clear that the same questionable dealings won’t go down the next time she’s in public office. More »


Egyptian TV Suspends “Fat” News Anchors Until They Look More “Appropriate”

Just when you stupidly assume some progress is being made somewhere in the world when it comes to sexism, something completely shitty happens. More »


The One Thing You Need To Know About The Justice Department Ending Use Of Private Prisons

It’s not as great as it sounds More »


Social Media Dependency Is Real And Now There’s A Therapy Program For It

The Social Media Dependency Therapy Program was launched by Talkspace — an online therapy company – in 2015 as a cost-effective way for people to seek help for their dependence on social networking platforms. More »


How Is The iPhone 7 Different Than The iPhone 6? The New Model Will Be Out Soon

It better be good. More »


Tōnr Is The Photo Filter App People With Darker Skin Have Been Waiting For

Most social media apps offer dozens of options to spruce up an otherwise normal photo with blemish blurring edits and cool colors. But, many of these filters don’t translate well onto dark skin. More »


This Italian Restaurant’s “Black Olives Matter” T-Shirts Are No Laughing Matter

This is a reminder of how insensitive people can be when certain issues are not centered on their own lives and experiences. More »


French Schools Are Starting To Use 3D Clitoris Models To Teach Kids About Sex

If only men of my generation had one. More »


Sweden Is Deporting A Gay Liberian Soccer Player Back To The Homophobic Country

Liberia can be a dangerous place for an openly gay man. More »


The Number Of Women In U.S. Jails Has Risen Faster Than Men But Gone Unnoticed

Because the mass incarceration problem is believed to predominantly affect men, the ways women have been sucked in hasn’t gotten any attention. More »


Roger Ailes Advising Donald Trump For Presidential Debates Is Not Going To Help Either Man’s Reputation

These two men are individually leading their own careers into the garbage, and joining forces can only make matters worse. More »


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