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This Artist Wants 100 Women To Pose Nude In Front Of The National Republican Convention, Because Sure

Marissa Miller | May 13, 2016 - 11:00 am

An artist is asking 100 women to pose nude at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 17, at sunrise. Participants will be a living, posing metaphor of what it means to subvert oppressive political forces. Get it, you naked social justice warrior queens.More »


George Zimmermann Was Suspended From Twitter, Joins A Laundry List Of Others In The Dog Pound

Marissa Miller | May 12, 2016 - 10:15 pm

For many people, tweeting is a lot like hiking to the top of a remote mountain and shouting into the abyss. You can spew all kinds of profanities (as long as you aren’t impersonating someone else!). Maybe even perform verbal payback on that one kid who called you fat in elementary school. But in recent events,… More »


Ronan Farrow Penned A Letter Indicting Woody Allen — And Woody Allen Responded

Bronwyn Isaac | May 12, 2016 - 9:27 pm

The neurotic man of my nightmares Woody Allen has responded to his son Ronan Farrow after Farrow published a letter yesterday excoriating Woody Allen for his history of sexual abuse. The column titled, “My Father, Woody Allen and the Danger of Questions Unasked” was published early yesterday morning in The Hollywood Reporter.

Written over two years after… More »


Calvin Klein’s New Upskirt Ad Is Filling Everyone With Rage, And Yeah, That’s Fair

Marissa Miller | May 12, 2016 - 6:00 pm

You’d be hard-pressed to click around a street style blog without s-Tumblr-ing across a lithe millennial sporting overalls with #HerCalvins peaking out. Save for Calvin Klein’s recent campaign featuring Justin Bieber in all his cheese-grater, treasure trail glory, and another one promoting hookup culture, CK has done wonders of celebrating the human body, depending where… More »


Kids In North Carolina Are Now Allowed To Bring Pepper Spray Into Bathrooms To Spray Trans People With

Bronwyn Isaac | May 12, 2016 - 1:15 pm

The fucked line of reasoning posits that pepper spray will help protect students — particularly cis-female students — against the “risk” of encountering trans people using the bathroom. More »


Jon Stewart Expertly Deflects Question About His Pal Louis C.K.’s Alleged Sexual Harassment

Megan Reynolds | May 12, 2016 - 11:35 am

Speaking at the University of Chicago’s live taping of David Axelrod’s podcast “The Axe Files,” former Daily Show host and everyone’s favorite political pundit Jon Stewart got a little spicy when asked directly about the various whispers of sexual harassment allegations against comedian and pal Louis C.K., most of which have been circulating since 2012.  Most recently,… More »


George Zimmerman Is Auctioning The Gun That Killed Trayvon Martin, Because We Don’t Have Enough To Deal With Today

Leah Prinzivalli | May 12, 2016 - 10:44 am

Just when you thought we were finally done with hearing about this monster, child murderer pops up with more garbage news: George Zimmerman is attempting to sell the gun used to kill Trayvon Martin, CNBC reports.

A “gun broker website” (that I certainly will not name nor send traffic to) has allowed Zimmerman to list the Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm weapon… More »


This Utah Anti-Abortion Law Puts Clinics In An Awfully Confusing Position

Kylie Cheung | May 12, 2016 - 10:11 am

New Utah law requires that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions…except there’s no evidence that fetuses even feel pain. More »


So, The Retail Marijuana Industry Is Doing Really Well

Kylie Cheung | May 12, 2016 - 12:40 am

While the failed War on Drugs and mass incarceration problem it created cost trillions of dollars, legal retail marijuana is expected to rake in $4.5 billion just this year. More »


7 Easy Ways To Donate $20 And Actually Do Something Amazing For Women

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 11:56 pm

Let’s be real: You were probably just going to spend it on takeout, anyway, so why not just donate to one of these amazing, pro-women organizations, instead? More »


Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Robert Dear Found Incompetent To Stand Trial

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 10:03 pm

State-appointed doctors claim Dear, a self-proclaimed “warrior for the babies,” suffers from delusions. More »


Who Is Nev Schulman’s Girlfriend? She’s Pregnant, So Let’s Meet Her

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 8:58 pm

The actor/producer and his girlfriend announced they’re expecting through social media on Wednesday.Credit: Nev Schulman/InstagramCredit: Nev Schulman/Instagram More »


Budweiser Is Changing Its Name To “America” Until The Election, So Prepare To Get Drunk On America

Lauren Holter | May 11, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Everyone from politicians to brands gets more patriotic during election years, and beer brewers are no different. More »


Bernie Sanders’ Tax Plan Would Actually Probably Save You Money & Here’s How

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 2:05 pm

A new study by the Tax Policy Center just turned the most prominent criticism of Sanders on its head. More »


Facebook Just Responded To Charges That It’s Been Manipulating Political Coverage

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 11:30 am

Facebook is responding to allegations that it purposefully censors trending conservative news. More »


Trump Is Missing An Important Criticism Of Hillary By Fixating On The Wrong Part Of Bill Clinton’s Past

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 11:00 am

Trump has been attacking Clinton’s history of stepping out on his marriage from the least relevant angle, and one that, frankly, isn’t nearly as damning to Hillary as the angle he should take. More »


Ted Cruz’s Wife Compared His Campaign To The Abolitionist Movement, So That’s Cool

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 10:15 am

Ted Cruz himself has previously compared Obamacare to the Holocaust, so is anyone really all that surprised? Cruz’s presidential campaign might be over, but alas, the cringe-worthy moments just keep rolling in. More »


Fuck This World: A Magazine Tried To “Help” 9-Year-Old Girls Find The Best Swimsuit For Their Body Type

Liz Magee | May 11, 2016 - 8:45 am

Body issues are something that many women (and men, tbh) will struggle with their entire lives. Discovery Girls, a magazine aimed at readers aged 8-12, seems to want to make sure they start nice and early for their readers. The magazine recently printed an article that was meant to evoke body-positivity, but it seriously backfired. More »


This Woman Who Assaulted Transgender Woman On Subway “Meant What She Said”

Liz Magee | May 10, 2016 - 7:45 pm

Last night, in an exclusive interview with PIX11the woman who was filmed attacking a transgendered woman on a New York City subway train admitted that she “meant what she said.” The initial video of the attack was posted by the victim, transgender woman Pearl Love on May 2nd. The video has since gotten over 300,000 views and… More »


Frontier Airlines Is Discriminating Against Pregnant And Breastfeeding Pilots, According To ACLU Claims

Lauren Holter | May 10, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Four female Frontier Airlines pilots claim the company’s policies make it nearly impossible to have children. More »


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