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The Lesbian Employment Gap: Why It’s Still Hard To Be Queer In The Workplace

Nico Lang | January 21, 2016 - 10:00 am

Studies show that lesbians might be paid better than their straight women counterparts, but they’re less likely to get hired in the first place. More »


Sarah Palin Blames Obama For Her Son Punching His Girlfriend In The Face

Robyn Pennacchia | January 20, 2016 - 6:00 pm

THANKS OBAMA. More »


100 Species Of Bugs Live In Your Home

Newser | January 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm

You thought Asian camel crickets were bad. A new report in journal Peer J finds hundreds of bugs likely lurk in your home, including spiders, beetles, ants, and book lice. Scientists got down on their hands and knees and combed 50 houses in the suburbs of Raleigh, NC, picking up any bugs they found, to… More »



Way Too Many Female Students Were Assaulted Last Year, Study Says

Lauren Duca | January 20, 2016 - 4:30 pm

New research by the Bureau of Justice Statistics found that way too many female students were assaulted last year. In a study of nine schools, including 15,000 female and 8,000 male students, an average of 10.3% of female students were victims of sexual assault across the 2014 to 2015 academic schedule.

Researchers defined… More »


Why You Should Know And Love Mark Kirk, The First Republican Senator To Co-Sponsor The Equality Act

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm

In 2010, I had the pleasure of voting for Mark Kirk to fill in Barack Obama’s Illinois Senate seat. “Pleasure” despite the fact that Kirk is a Republican and I am (shocker) not conservative at all – Kirk was running against State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, who overall seemed like he didn’t know what he wasMore »


Swedish Hero Draws Penis On Frozen Lake

Bronwyn Isaac | January 20, 2016 - 3:30 pm

The Gothenberg City Council received multiple requests that the drawing be removed after the penis artist left their mark this weekend, but the ice is currently too thin to support the weight of an adult, so they are forced to let the beautiful art thaw out. More »



R. Kelly Denies Having Had Sex With Underage Girls, Thinks People Think He’s Innocent

Robyn Pennacchia | January 20, 2016 - 2:30 pm

Huh. More »


Philly “Comedian” Shames Poor People In Viral Facebook Post

Robyn Pennacchia | January 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm

LOL POOR PEOPLE. More »


Let Victims Tell Their Own Stories

Megan Reynolds | January 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Just because you have a story doesn’t mean you have to share it. More »



Don’t Feed Your Infant Only Almond Milk Unless You Want A Scurvy Baby

Lauren Duca | January 20, 2016 - 12:30 pm

There are a lot of questions here, like, “Wow, scurvy is not just a disease that pirates get?” and “Why was this baby eating like a insane yogi on a fad diet?” More »


Ken Kratz Of Making A Murderer Speaks Out: “I Was A Dick”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm

America’s favorite garbage monster, Ken Kratz, the former Wisconsin prosecutor who successfully sent Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey to prison, recently sat down with comedian Jena Friedman to talk about the aftermath of Making A Murderer. Kratz has received a lot of hate mail, and while much of it includes vicious  attacks on his appearance, some… More »


Bernie Sanders Has No Chill Over Planned Parenthood’s Endorsement Of Hillary Clinton

Lauren Duca | January 20, 2016 - 11:01 am

Planned Parenthood endorsed Hillary Clinton earlier this month and Bernie Sanders is really salty about it.

During an interview with Rachel Maddow yesterday, the senator referred to both Planned Parenthood and the “Human Rights Fund” (read: Human Rights Campaign) as part of “the establishment.”

“So, I have friends and supporters in… More »



No One’s Bothered To Correct Jeb Bush For Calling Malia Obama “Malala”

Megan Reynolds | January 20, 2016 - 9:30 am

All right. More »


Your Super Cute Waterfall iPhone Case Is Probably Trying To Kill You

Megan Reynolds | January 19, 2016 - 6:20 pm

A solemn cautionary tale for our time. More »


Should Faith-Healing Parents Be Allowed To Let Their Kids Die? Idaho Debates!

Robyn Pennacchia | January 19, 2016 - 5:45 pm

How is this a debate? More »



Italian Woman Asks Firefighters To Help Her Out Of Her Chastity Belt

Lauren Vinopal | January 19, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Suprisingly, this is not the plot of a very sexy and special porn. More »


Sarah Palin Joins The Sideshow, Endorses Donald Trump

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 19, 2016 - 5:01 pm

Sarah Palin will officially be endorsing Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for President on Thursday, according to a statement obtained by the New York Times. Fantastic! What a day for Donald Trump: He was also endorsed by John Wayne’s daughter today, which is of about equal import, considering the factMore »


Olds More Into Feminism Than Youngs, Study Says

Lauren Duca | January 19, 2016 - 4:15 pm

 

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Kim Davis Is Just Like Martin Luther King, Says Kim Davis’ Lawyers

Robyn Pennacchia | January 19, 2016 - 2:50 pm

No. Just no. More »


Apple Makes A Woman Get A Court Order For Her Dead Husband’s Password

Lauren Vinopal | January 19, 2016 - 2:15 pm

When 72-year-old Peggy Bush lost her late husband David, she was able to navigate the system enough to get pensions, benefits and transfer the title of the house. It was when a card game app stopped working that she encountered real trouble.

The couple owned an Apple computer along with the iPad, and though Bush… More »


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