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Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Has Been Doctored

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 22, 2015

Last night, following the press conference in which authorities confirmed that Sandra Bland’s death is being investigated as a homicide, dash cam video of the traffic stop and arrest was released to the public. The video proved that the arresting officer, Brian Encinia, violated protocol, used excessive force and that Bland should have never bee… More »


State Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Was Hardly A “Model” Police Officer [UPDATED]

By: Tiffanie Drayton / July 21, 2015

This post has been updated with the dash cam video of Bland’s arrest, as well as details from the press conference held this evening. More »


French Teen’s AIDS Has Been In Remission For Over 10 Years

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 21, 2015

This is the longest case of AIDS remission after stopping treatment currently known. More »


Classy Fella Donald Trump Gives Out Lindsey Graham’s Telephone Number In Televised Speech

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 21, 2015

#Rude, Donald Trump. RUDE. More »


Elizabeth Warren Demands Fair Scheduling Practices For Workers

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 21, 2015

Elizabeth Warren, who is the greatest ever, is pushing a bill meant to improve the lives of workers by discouraging companies from waiting until the last minute to post their work schedules for the week. More »


Larry Wilmore On Bill Cosby: “‘You Can Go Fuck Yourself”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 21, 2015

Last night on “The Nightly Show,” host Larry Wilmore went innnnnn on Bill Cosby for admitting in his 2005 deposition to giving women Quaaludes before “having sex” (aka RAPING) them. Wilmore also showed a clip from a 1969 comedy routine in which Cosby talks about slipping women the “Spanish fly” aphrodisiac, as well as a clip from… More »


Gamers Who Harass Women Are Literally Losers, Says New Study

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 21, 2015

A new study shows that male gamers who harass female gamers are literally losers. The study, conducted by researchers Michael Kasumovic and Jeffrey Kuznekoff, looked at interactions between Halo 3 players. It turned out that men generally interacted cordially with each other regardless of their skill level, and that highly-skilled male players interacted well with… More »


Trans Woman Prisoner Raped Again While Pursuing Lawsuit For Safe Housing

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 21, 2015

Ashley Alton Diamond, a trans woman prisoner in Georgia currently suing the state for safe housing after having endured three years of repeated rapes and being denied hormone therapy, has reported being raped again by her cellmate at Georgia State Prison where she was being temporarily held in order to receive medical treatment in Augusta. More »


Artist Commemorates 63 Most Badass Heroines In Sci-Fi And Fantasy

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 20, 2015

Scott Park compiles the greatest women of SF/F, a transgender minister has raised bail for a dubiously arrested and detained trans woman, Joshua Feuerstein wants you to fight gay rights with assault rifles, and there’s an 84-year-old infamous jewel thief, just so you know. More »


Fox Host Wonders: Why Can’t We Just Like, Get Rid Of All The Sharks?

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 20, 2015

UM. More »


Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Traffic Stop Shows She Was Arrested After State Trooper Told Her To Put Out Her Cigarette

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 20, 2015

It has been a week since Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old Black woman who was arrested after a routine traffic stop in the Houston area, was found dead in her jail cell. Her death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, but her family and friends dispute that and have requested their own independent autopsy be… More »


Presidential Hopeful Scott Walker Signs No-Good-Very-Bad Abortion Ban

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 20, 2015

Scott Walker backtracks on campaign ad promising to allow abortion to be a decision between a woman and her doctor. … More »


John McCain Says Trump Needs To Apologize To Veterans

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 20, 2015

John McCain doesn’t want an apology from Trump, but thinks he owes one to other prisoners of war. … More »


Rachel Dolezal In Vanity Fair: “I’m Not African-American, But I Would Say I’m Black”

By: Megan Reynolds / July 20, 2015

Dolezal breaks her self-imposed silence to Vanity Fair. More »


Bill Cosby’s Deposition Transcript Reveals Cavalier Attitude About Rampant “Womanizing”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 20, 2015

The New York Times has obtained the full, four-day, 1000-page transcript of Bill Cosby’s deposition in that 2005 sexual assault lawsuit, and WELP, it’s as damning as you might imagine. Cosby admits to a long history of what he considers “philandering” and “womanizing,” including in cases where he gave women drugs (consensually and with their knowledge,… More »


Liz Kendall To Daily Mail Over Weight Question: “Fuck Off!”

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 20, 2015

When Daily Mail profiler Simon Walters asked Labour Party leadership hopeful Liz Kendall how much she weighed for her Mail on Sunday profile, she just turned straight-up badass on him:
“Her jacket, navy blue ‘vest’ and trousers are from Reiss. L.K. Bennett and Reiss are two of the Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite fashion brand… More »


Arrests Made In Chinese Uniqlo Dressing Room Porn Scandal

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 20, 2015

Remember that time last week when a video of two consenting Chinese adults having sex in a Uniqlo dressing room went viral on WeChat and Weibo? Welp, now four people have been arrested for it, including a 19-year-old who “distributed obscene materials” by uploading the video to Weibo. The man and woman who made the… More »


Extramarital Affair Service Ashley Madison Fighting Massive Data Leak

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 20, 2015

Hackers going under the name The Impact Team have hacked data from what I will politely call the online dating service for people with unconventional attitudes toward fidelity (OK, “cheating website”), Ashley Madison. The Impact Team claims to have information about over 37 million users between Ashley Madison and its sister site Established Men, both… More »


Donald Trump Disses “War Hero” John McCain: “I Like People Who Weren’t Captured”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 18, 2015

Last night, I saw a CNN poll that indicated that Donald Trump is currently in the lead with Republican voters for the nomination for President. It’s really easy to laugh at Trump — dude is a an ass clown, the personification of a fart joke with toupee. This week, Huffington Post even declared that they… More »


What Has Changed In The Year Since Eric Garner’s Death?

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 17, 2015

Eric Garner’s friends and family are mourning and asking what progress has been made in the last year, since he was choked to death by a police officer. More »


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