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GOP Leaders Appear In Completely Insane Anti-Gay Documentary

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 22, 2015

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul appear in documentary with the pastor who helped create Uganda’s notorious “Kill The Gays” bill. More »


White Supremacist Who Inspired Church Shooter Donated To GOP Candidates

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 22, 2015

Just saying, if white nationalists are not repulsed by you, you’re almost definitely doing something wrong. More »


The Soapbox: What Do Most Rampage Killers Have In Common? They’re Men

By: Tiffanie Drayton / June 22, 2015

Society must take a more bold stand against male violence. More »


Chilean Woman Carried “Stone Baby” For 50 Years

By: Megan Reynolds / June 22, 2015

A lithopedion pregnancy is the strangest thing. … More »


John Oliver Takes On Internet Harassment In This Week’s “Last Week Tonight”

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 22, 2015

On last night’s “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver tackled the topic of online harassment, especially Twitter threats, revenge porn, and YouTube comments telling certain British news show hosts that they have spider-hands.

Oliver dives, in particular, into the fact that law enforcement is woefully underprepared to deal with rape and death threats, highlighting a… More »


President Obama Gets Candid About Race On WTF! With Marc Maron Podcast, Catches Flack For Using The N-Word

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 22, 2015

As you might expect, conservatives are being ridiculously and deliberately obtuse about Obama’s use of the n-word during the interview. More »


“Let Devan Speak”: High School Valedictorian Banned From Giving Speech, Suspended

By: Jenn Frank / June 22, 2015

Devan Solanki, valedictorian of Lodi High School, was banned from giving a graduation speech. When he protested, he was suspended, then made to undergo psychiatric evaluation. More »


150 Year Old Galapagos Tortoise Peacefully Put To Rest

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

A giant Galapagos tortoise named Speed, who was more than 150 years old was put down at the San Diego Zoo in California on Sunday.

Zoologists say that Speed had been in geriatric decline for some years now and that it was time to end his suffering.

Speed was brought to… More »


Town In England Celebrates Summer Solstice With A Stonehenge Made Out Of Refrigerators

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

Kent, England is cooler than all of us. Some folks in the small town of Maidstone in Kent decided to celebrate the summer solstice by exhibiting the beautiful machines that keep things cool for us.

The sculptures were erected outside of the town’s second hand shop called The Clutter Box.

Thi… More »


Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church Opens Its Doors For Sunday Service

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Charleston, South Carolina opened its doors on Sunday morning for worship service a mere four days after an unthinkably violent mass shooting claimed the lives of its pastor and eight others inside.

Among the mourners and community members were South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and Charlesto… More »


WATCH: Larry Wilmore’s Epic Takedown Of Crappy Fox News Charleston Coverage

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

Watch Larry Wilmore skewer Fox News’s poor coverage of the Charleston shooting.

Fox continues its terrible coverage – doing all they can to convince its viewers that this was not a racially motivated hate crime.

With all of the chatter and racism in the conservative media surrounding this tragedy, Wilmore offer… More »


Dylann Roof’s Terrifying Manifesto Has Been Discovered

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

The terrifying racist manifesto of mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old South Carolinian who shot nine African American people inside of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last week, has been discovered by Twitter users Emma Quangel and Henry Krinkle.

The manifesto was discovered on a site called “The Last Rhodesian” (please take… More »


Family Members Of Victims In Charleston Shooting Forgive Shooter

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Charleston, an unbelievable display of grace took place today from some of the families of the victims.

Addressing Dylann Roof from the courtroom today, several family members offered him a message of forgiveness, as well as a pledge to “pray for his soul.”… More »


Google Will Now Remove Revenge Porn Upon Request

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Definitely a step in the right direction. More »


I’m Fresh Out Of Outrage, Hollywood Reporter, Try Again

By: Megan Reynolds / June 19, 2015

Madness is tiring. … More »


Iowa Supreme Court Rules Abortion Telemedicine Ban Unconstitutional

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 19, 2015

Plus, there’s a “vaginal beauty contest” you can enter. More »


Lindsey Graham Declares Undying Love For The Confederate Flag

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

“It’s part of who we are,” he says. … More »


#WomenCanBuild Exhibits Women In Manufacturing

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 19, 2015

Question: What happens when you mix a Pulitzer-winning photographer, two producers with a vision, inequity in employment, a history of hard-working women, and some conviction together?

Answer: The Women Can Build project, a collection of portraits of women working in manufacturing, both past and present.

The project, headed by producers Madeline… More »


#Problematic: White Media, Ruby Rose Fangirls, Neil Young’s Still Got It, Belly Button Body Shaming

By: Chloe Stillwell / June 19, 2015

What a goddamn week it’s been. … More »


Jeb Bush Just Not Sure Charleston Shooting Was Racially Motivated

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Dylann Storm Roof would beg to differ. More »


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