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Hillary Clinton Calls Out Democratic Debate Moderators For Ignoring Abortion

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 15, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Whether you’re feeling the Bern or staunchly #WithHer – I’m just going to assume no one who regularly reads and enjoys The Frisky would actually consider voting for any of those GOP clowns — the lack of attention paid to abortion and reproductive rights during the Democratic debates has been appalling. And it still wouldn’t have been addressed during last night’s eighth Democratic… More »


Watch Franchesca Ramsey’s New Video About How To Talk Politics Without Throwing Punches

Liz Magee | April 14, 2016 - 5:31 pm

Actor, activist, vlogger, comedian – you name it, this girl does it. Franchesca Ramsey has made oodles and oodles of videos for the web, from her own MTV webseries Decodedto her very first viral hit “Shit White Girls Say…To Black Girls.”  In each and every one, she manages to address big political and racial issues without sounding condescending… More »


‘The Daily Show’ Explains Sexual Racism In Online Dating And Why It’s (Obviously) A Very Bad Thing

Megan Reynolds | April 14, 2016 - 12:20 pm

When we tell you it’s a “bad thing,” this time, we actually mean it. More »


What Counts As Incest? This Mom/Son Pair Don’t Know, So Let’s Review

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 14, 2016 - 12:19 pm

People with “genetic sexual attraction” who pursue that attraction through “incredible and mind-blowing” sex are taking things to the next level. That level is called INCEST. More »


Against Me! To Play North Carolina Show: “Visibility Is More Important Than Ever”

Leah Prinzivalli | April 14, 2016 - 11:59 am

North Carolina’s House Bill 2 has gotten press for a few reasons. One, for being an incredibly discriminatory attempt to make transgender people go away by forcing them to use restrooms that match their biological sex. And two, for musicians who to cancel (or not cancel) their tour dates to the state because of it.
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Tinder’s New Share Feature Lets You Set Up Your… Coworkers

Leah Prinzivalli | April 14, 2016 - 10:37 am

Tinder is solidly medium at anticipating users’ needs. First, they introduced a feature to match users with a presidential candidate. Now, they’re introducing a “share button” so you can stop taking a screenshot every loser or surprise hottie’s profile — Tinder will now play nicely with apps from Slack to LinkedIn to iMessage. Once a recipient gets the message, says Business Insiderthey… More »


Area Teen Gets Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kit Tattooed On His Arm

Leah Prinzivalli | April 13, 2016 - 3:16 pm

Who do you love most in this world and how do you show them? For 18-year-old Johnny Cyrus, it’s Kylie Jenner. And, it better stay Kylie Jenner, because he now has her infamous lip kit tattooed down his arm.

If you follow Kylie on Snapchat, you know she’s constantly displaying color swatches from… More »


Man Gets Period Cramps Out Of Sympathy, Makes Matt McGorry Look Like He Isn’t Even Trying, TBH

Lauren Duca | April 13, 2016 - 2:48 pm

A new report in The Sun tells the story of a man who is so extremely goddamn woke he gets period cramps. More »


There’s A Real Life “Gone Girl” Called The “Black Widow” — She’s Terrifying (And Slightly Amazing)

Leah Prinzivalli | April 13, 2016 - 2:33 pm

An 80-year-old Canadian woman has spent the past 25 years harming her four husbands, and don’t bother trying to get her to apologize for it. Melissa Ann Shepard, aka the “Black Widow,” is back in jail after she used a public library computer to go online — a violation of the terms of her release. She also had… More »


Inky The Octopus Is A True Escape Artist

Bronwyn Isaac | April 13, 2016 - 1:36 pm

Artists come in all shapes and sizes. More »


Who Is Boycotting North Carolina Because Of Anti-LGBT Law?

Lauren Duca | April 13, 2016 - 1:30 pm

In a way, the answer is: all of us. More »


U.S. Women’s Soccer Isn’t Afraid to Boycott the Olympics Over Equal Pay

Leah Prinzivalli | April 13, 2016 - 12:28 pm

Even the most successful women in the world — and the ones that could kick their sexist bosses’ asses — aren’t immune to wage discrimination. The U.S. women’s soccer team is still fighting for wage equality, which means they may decide to boycott this summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Five of the team’s top… More »


Hillary Clinton Thinks Paying On Dates Should Be Decided On A Case-By-Case Basis

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 13, 2016 - 11:05 am

Hey, I agree with her! (Still voting for Bernie though.) More »


What Are The Worst Industries For The Pay Gap? It’s Bleak All Over, Guys.

Megan Reynolds | April 12, 2016 - 8:14 pm

Best to marry rich. Just kidding. We’re kidding. Jesus, it was a joke! (But like, if you happen to fall in love with someone who happens to be rich…) More »


The Life Expectancy Gap Is Literally When You Die Sooner Because You’re Poor, So That’s Fun

Jenni Miller | April 12, 2016 - 5:14 pm

Researchers have known for some time that economic class and health are inextricably linked, and that the stress and trauma of living in poverty has physical and emotional repercussions, but a recent study reveals how these stats break down by city as well. According to the Health Inequality Project, more rural locations have the greatest… More »


Hillary Clinton’s 404 Page Has A Joke About Her Subway Swipe, Because She’s Not A Regular Candidate, She’s A Cool Candidate

Jenni Miller | April 12, 2016 - 2:40 pm

If you’ve ever felt awkward for fumbling to get out your MetroCard during rush hour, well, at least you’re not Hillary Clinton. The presidential candidate’s attempt to prove she’s a Woman of the People by riding public transportation last week was slightly thwarted by a temperamental turnstile, and unfortunately for her, her perfect press photo op backfired. Didn’t she… More »


Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Comment To Donald Trump Is Your Peak White Racist Dude Moment Of The Week (Hopefully)

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 12, 2016 - 12:22 pm

“Many of them are ill-educated and have tattoos on their foreheads,” O’Reilly said, in all seriousness, about Black people. More »


Hillary Clinton, Black Girls Rock!, And Her Failed Attempts At Pandering To Minorities

Tiffanie Drayton | April 12, 2016 - 9:40 am

This is not the way. More »


Asia McClain, AKA Adnan Syed’s Alibi Witness, Is Writing A Book!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 11, 2016 - 5:30 pm

This is the book Kevin Urick does not want you to read. More »


This Website Will Spoil Any Movie You Want But Who Would Want That?

Liz Magee | April 11, 2016 - 4:30 pm

I still haven’t forgiven VH1 for spoiling the movie Se7en for me. I was watching one of those countdown shows that they do and they revealed what was in the box! Which if you haven’t seen the film, believe me, it’s a major spoiler. I won’t spoil it for you like those monsters did for me.

Apparently,… More »


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