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Hillary Clinton Says Women Will Make Up Half Her Cabinet If Elected President

Bronwyn Isaac | April 26, 2016 - 3:36 pm

Sadly, in the scheme of American politics, this promise is still as relatively radical as the idea that women should have control over their reproductive rights. More »


Samantha Bee Skewers the Cruz/Kasich Alliance Because Not Even They Can Stop Donald Goddamn Trump

Liz Magee | April 26, 2016 - 3:11 pm

Another week has gone by and so another Full Frontal episode has aired. Here we have a video of Queen Bee doing what she does best- going in. As the show’s opener, Samantha Bee mocks Ted Cruz and John Kasich’s alliance. Remaining true to herself and the nature of the show, she doesn’t hold back.
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The New Anthony Weiner Documentary Trailer Is Here And It Looks Better Than A Boner In Boxer Briefs

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 26, 2016 - 2:36 pm

Hey, remember Anthony Weiner, the former Congressman who tweeted a photo of his hard dick — specifically, his boxer-brief clad boner — resigned from office, then had his run for mayor of New York cut short by a sexting scandal? Well, he can now add “movie star” to his fascinating resume, as the new documentary, Weiner, is set to debutMore »


Watch: Women Sportswriters Listen To Men Read Hateful, Garbage Tweets About Them

Liz Magee | April 26, 2016 - 1:23 pm

As female sportswriters, Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro are all too familiar with brutal, sexist online harassment. But, watching the women listen to men read the mean tweets lobbed at them by so many faceless Twitter eggs really hammers the point home. Spain and DiCaro collaborated with Not Just Sports to produce a video where these sportswriters listen… More »


This Man ‘Running’ From Miami To Bermuda In A Giant Plastic Ball Is Probably A Metaphor For Something

Bronwyn Isaac | April 26, 2016 - 1:08 pm

Apparently this isn’t the first time the Coast Guard has been forced to intervene in Reza’s Hydropod related whimsy More »


Mississippi Says Domestic Abuse Is Not Grounds For Divorce, So Fuck That Mess

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 26, 2016 - 11:46 am

There are two types of divorce in the United States — no fault divorce and fault divorce – and each comes with its own list of grounds, i.e. the official reasons under which a divorce will be granted, and they vary from state to state. For example, in Mississippi, grounds for a fault divorce, or a divorce where… More »


Kelly Ripa Returns To ‘Live!’ After Michael Strahan Announces He’s Leaving And Her “Fuck This Shit” Moment

Megan Reynolds | April 26, 2016 - 11:01 am

Well, that didn’t take long. Kelly Ripa returned to ‘Live!’ after Michael Strahan announced his departure from the show they’ve co-hosted since 2012, putting to rest our “long national nightmare” that was morning television’s mom and dad “fighting” and “distraught.” Ripa walked out during Tuesday morning’s broadcast holding hands with Strahan and addressed the camera solo about… More »


The ‘Twin Peaks’ Cast Is Huge And Insane And Confusing, And We Wouldn’t Expect Anything Less

Jenni Miller | April 25, 2016 - 3:41 pm

Get ready to sit down and have a serious talk with your log, because Showtime has unleashed a whopper of a cast list for next year’s Twin Peaks revival. Eagle-eyed fans won’t be super surprised by some of the names on the list, but others are a real head-scratcher. Kyle MacLachlan, Sheryl Lee, James Marshall,… More »


Can You Buy Hi-C Ecto Cooler? Starting In May, You Can Again, Thank God

Jenni Miller | April 25, 2016 - 2:33 pm

Hollywood is obviously trying to ruin all of your childhood memories of beloved franchises like Ghostbusters, but surely this news will ease the pain: Ecto Cooler is back! Where can you buy Ecto Cooler?  Well, you can’t just yet, but Slashfilm reports that Sony and Coca Cola have teamed up to re-release the chemically delicious… More »


Family Of Tamir Rice Will Get $6 Million Settlement From Cleveland After 12-Year-Old’s Death

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2016 - 1:52 pm

In November 2014, 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot to death by Cleveland police mere seconds after they responded to a 911 call about someone brandishing a toy gun at a city park. Today comes word that the family of Tamir Rice will get a $6 million settlement from the city of Cleveland, the end result of… More »


Is It Bad To Hug Your Dog? This Study Says One Thing, My Heart Says Another

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2016 - 12:16 pm

My dog Lucca, meanwhile, says she loves my hugs. More »


Ballez Is Ballet For Lesbian, Queer, And Trans People, & It’s Revolutionary

Jenni Miller | April 25, 2016 - 11:17 am

Ballet is not known for being terribly inclusive, but choreographer Katy Pyle’s new company Ballez seeks to change that by featuring queer and transgender dancers in subversive reimaginings of classic shows — tutus optional.

Pyle told the New York Times Magazine, “I want to use this form to show that people are still… More »


These Two Women Covering “Kiss” By Prince On The Train In London Will Make Your Goddamn Heart Explode

Jessica Blankenship | April 23, 2016 - 11:25 am

Umm, can we talk about that random dude who jumps in there at the end? I’ll be fielding any lingering doubts as to whether or not the world has been made infinitely sexier and more magical by our dearly beloved Prince, but I’m guessing there are none left. More »


Chevrolet’s “Little Red Corvette” Prince Ad Is Completely And Utterly Perfect — Here’s Why

Jessica Blankenship | April 23, 2016 - 9:22 am

When you hear the words “corporate ad about a celebrity death,” there’s a reasonably good chance of vomit automatically curling up your throat. But against all probability, Chevy completely nailed it in their stark memorial of Prince. More »


New Ted Cruz Attack Ad Says Trump Is The “PC Police” Because He Thinks Trans People Can Pee Wherever

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2016 - 11:33 am

Slow your roll, Ted. More »


20th Century Fox Announces Slate Of Upcoming Films Featuring Zero Female Directors

Megan Reynolds | April 21, 2016 - 4:14 pm

In other really awesome news for women in Hollywood, 20th Century Fox announced their upcoming slate of films for 2016 and 2017 at CinemaCon, the annual convention for The National Association of Theater Owners. And, in a twist that feels bad but is somehow expected, none of the movies on offer are directed by women. More »


Target: Trans People Can Use Whatever Bathroom They Want

Bronwyn Isaac | April 21, 2016 - 3:13 pm

In light of the recent shit-storms of fear mongering bigots, they figured it was best to let people know they could safely use the amenities at Target without fear of harassments or repercussions. More »


Bullshit: Plaintiffs In Ashley Madison Data Breach Lawsuit Can’t Have Anonymity, Judge Rules

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 2:21 pm

Cheating is lame, but this is lamer. More »


Chyna, WWE Wrestler & Reality Star, Dies at 46

Megan Reynolds | April 21, 2016 - 10:16 am

WWE wrestler and erstwhile reality star Chyna, aka Joan Marie Laurer has died. The AP reports that Chyna was found dead in her Redondo Beach apartment late Wednesday night.
A friend had gone Wednesday to check on Chyna, whose real name is Joan Marie Laurer, after she had failed to answer her phone for… More »


Huh: Donald Trump Is Against North Carolina’s “Very Strong” Transgender Bathroom Bill

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 10:15 am

On rare occasions, Donald Trump isn’t a completely worthless windbag. More »


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