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A Man Was Caught With 6 Gold Bars In His Rectum–And We Have Some Questions

Robyn Pennacchia / August 1, 2015

What kind of training is needed to walk around with $3.5 million dollars in gold up your ass? More »


Catholic Nun Has Some Harsh Words For The Pro-Life Movement

Robyn Pennacchia / July 31, 2015

Yes, Sister Joan! More »


“Because She Laughed At Me”: Killer Explains Why He Shot Family Trying To Help Him

Robyn Pennacchia / July 31, 2015

Jesus Deniz shot and killed a Crow couple who tried to help him when he ran out of gas. … More »


Cecil The Lion Contacted By Psychic, Is Surprisingly Erudite

Robyn Pennacchia / July 31, 2015

An animal psychic says she had a chat with Cecil from beyond the grave. More »


Wheaton College Is Cutting Insurance For All Students So That They Can’t Access Birth Control

Wheaton College, a Christian college in the southwest ‘burbs of my fair Chicago, has decided to stop providing health insurance to its students full-stop because the Affordable Care Act requires them to cover birth control.
Well, OK, that’s not exactly true. First, the college will help students who have particularly high financial need to cover… More »


Russia Thinks Facebook Pride Emojis Might Be Gay “Propaganda”

The Russian government is investigating whether or not Facebook’s pride emojis break its laws about gay “propaganda.” A Russian Senator, Mikhail Marchenko, wrote an appeal to Roskamnadzor, the state’s media watchdog. The complaint has been passed on to the Young Guard for investigation.
Young Guard chairman Dennis Davydov has stated that the group will consult… More »


President Obama Will Announce New AIDS Strategy

Plus, a woman in Hong Kong is accused of assaulting a police officer with her breast, and Nadia Lee Cohen builds a photography project in response to online censorship. All in Today’s Lady News! More »


Enterprising Young Ladies Catfish ISIS, Bilk Them Out Of Thousands

Robyn Pennacchia / July 30, 2015

…which they spent on a vacation. More »


Lion-Killing Dentist Walter Palmer Is Apparently Under Police Protection

Yet the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service says their attempts to contact him have failed! More »


“Law & Order” Director Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Robyn Pennacchia / July 30, 2015

It’s like the opposite of “ripped from the headlines…”… More »


An Open Letter To The Anti-Gay Minister Who Thanked LGBTs For Making Him More Anti-Gay

Dear Kevin Shrum,
I made my way through your boring-ass post-SCOTUS letter to the LGBT community, thanking us for making you more anti-gay. It’s boring, by the way, because you have literally nothing to say to us that we haven’t heard like five million times: every time we congregate publicly, most of the times that… More »


Planned Parenthood Website Suffers Second Attack In A Week

Planned Parenthood’s website is down for the second time in a week after a group of what the organization is (justifiably, I think) calling “extremists” carried out a Distributed Denial of Service attack, flooding the site with traffic so that genuine visitors can’t access it.
Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of the Planned Parenthood Federatio… More »


Cop Charged With Murder Of Sam DuBose After Body Cam Footage Contradicted Police Report

Earlier today, University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing was charged with the murder of Sam DuBose, 43,  an unarmed Black man he shot in the head during a traffic stop. In the police report filed by one of the responding officers, Eric Weibel, Tensing claimed he was forced to discharge his weapon after DuBose attempted… More »


Dr. Suniti Solomon, India’s Pioneering HIV Researcher, Died This Week

Plus, did you know that marital rape was legal in the United States through the mid-80s? No wonder Donald Trump is still stuck in that decade… More »


Donald Trump To Breastfeeding Lawyer: “You’re Disgusting”

Newser / July 29, 2015

The New York Times has pored over hundreds of pages of Donald Trump testimony from his many lawsuits over the last decade and found a lot of what it describes as “hyperbolic overstatements” and “outright misstatements,” as well as some instances of truly obnoxious behavior—like the time he told a lawyer who wanted to take… More »


People Horrified By The Death Of Cecil The Lion Are Leaving Scathing Yelp Reviews For Hunter’s Dental Practice

Yesterday, I wrote about the death of Cecil, Zimbabwe’s most famous lion, who was killed earlier this month after being lured off protected land and then shot with a bow and arrow by a Minnesota dentist and big game hunting enthusiast named Walter Palmer. Cecil was gravely injured but not killed by the shot, and… More »


President Chris Christie Will Recriminalize Pot In States That Have Legalized It

Robyn Pennacchia / July 29, 2015

That should go over well with the majority of Americans who support legalization. … More »


Study Shows Trans* Discrimination At Fault For HIV Rates

A new study from the World Health Organization has found that transgender women are 49 times as likely as a member of the general population to be HIV-positive. The study’s authors theorize why this would be:
“Many studies have demonstrated multiple co-occurring health problems among transgender women, including high rates of violence and victimization, substance… More »


Surprise! Bill Cosby Is Vindictive Toward Queer Women

The latest turn in the Bill Cosby saga is pretty interesting: Two news stories came up today about Cosby’s interactions with queer women.
The first isn’t even fair to call an “interaction,” because it concerns one of his sexual assault accusers, Andrea Constand. Constand is fighting to dissolve the confidentiality clause of a 2006 settlement… More »


LGBT Catholics Are Organizing For Inclusion In The Church

Plus, did you know Beatrix Potter studied mushrooms? More »


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