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You Need To Read This Letter From The Stanford Rape Survivor’s Sister

My message to Brock Turner is that the damage you inflicted is irreversible.” More »


Journalists Are Not Happy About Donald Trump’s “Ban” On The Washington Post Covering His Campaign

The presidential candidate has a long history of being at odds with the press. More »


7 Ways Donald Trump’s Behavior After Orlando Proves He’s Never Been Worse Than He Is Now

Trump has somehow managed to out-Trump himself. More »


This Preacher Is Happy About Orlando, And 6 Other Times Radical Christianity Was America’s Biggest Source Of Hate

While I hate to even give this fuckhead the time of day, it’s worth noting that he isn’t a religious anomaly. More »


This Guy Is Tweeting Politicians’ NRA Donations Every Time One Of Them Sends Prayers For Shooting Victims

It’s the abso-fucking-lute best response to their hypocrisy. More »


This Math Professor Has Sired 22 Kids By Donating His Sperm To Women In New York City Public Bathrooms

And he does it in Target, of all places. More »


This One Terrifying Statistic Puts Gun Violence In The U.S. In Perspective

Shooters may have problems beyond access to guns, but that access makes it a lot easier for them to kill innocent victims. More »


London’s Mayor Banned Ridiculous Body-Shaming Ads From Public Transportation

Buses, trains, and the Tube (London’s subway) will no longer carry advertising that “could cause body confidence issues” by promoting unrealistic body images. More »


It’s Not Just Orlando: Gay Men Still Can’t Donate Blood In Most U.S. Cities

Orlando blood centers’ refusal to accept donations from gay men following a mass shooting at a gay night club sparked outrage, and blood centers around the nation should be receiving the exact same criticism. More »


Oklahoma Creates Sex Ed For An “Abortion-Free Society,” As If American Sex Ed Wasn’t Bad Enough Already

They’ll tell teens that life begins at conception, but won’t tell them what fucking actually is. That has to be confusing. More »


A Nevada Senate Candidate Directed Supporters To Anime Porn, Creating Interest In Nevada Politics For The First Time

Politics would be a lot more interesting and enjoyable if more porn were involved. More »


A Dutch Woman Was Convicted For “Illicit Sex” In Abu Dhabi After Reporting Rape

Rape victims are pressured to report their experiences to be believed, only to face victim-blaming, stigma, and, in Abu Dhabi, harsh legal consequences. More »


Bernie Sanders Will Meet With Hillary Clinton, But He Could Still Hold On Until The Convention

Things might just be coming to a close in the Democratic race as Sanders meets with Clinton to “chat about her campaign.” More »


30 States Still Allow Employment Discrimination For LGBTQ People

Yep, people can still legally be turned down for a job or fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. More »


“Non-Binary” Now Legally Recognized As A Gender In Oregon, A First In The U.S.

Finally, non-binary Americans are beginning to gain the legal recognition they need and deserve. This is, like, one of three things that isn’t completely horrifying garbage in the news right now, so pause to take in the moment. More »


Republicans’ Responses To The Orlando Shooting Didn’t Even Mention Guns Or Gays

Looking at Republicans’ statements one after the other makes it incredibly obvious what the party’s elite are missing. More »


John Oliver Talked About The Orlando Shooting On ‘Last Week Tonight’ & It Was Sad As Shit Like Everything Else

“I will happily embrace a Latin night at a gay club in the theme park capital of the world as the ultimate symbol of what is truly wonderful about America.” More »


Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Tweeted The Most Fucked Up Thing After The Orlando Shooting

Sorry, Dan Patrick, if you sow bigotry, you’re damn sure going to reap a lot of people automatically assuming your pre-scheduled tweet meant a lot more. More »


50 People Dead In Orlando LGBT Nightclub Shooting, Making It The Largest Mass Shooting In US History

This…was not a record we really needed to break. Fuck. More »


How To Help The Orlando Shooting Victims: What You Can Do Right Now

Early Sunday morning, at least 50 people were killed and 53 wounded when a gunman opened fired in an Orlando nightclub. Aside from the obvious emotional consequences of terrorism, medical bills and funerals create a massive financial burden for victims and their families. More »


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