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Indian PM Narendra Modi Delivers Incredibly Backhanded Compliment

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 8, 2015

Narendra Modi tells Bangladeshi PM her stance on terrorism is impressive “despite being a woman,” and in other news, an Austrian scientist has created a prosthetic foot that can feel. More »


Republican Gal Sad That No One Thinks She’s Cool

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 8, 2015

Republican lady can’t believe LGBT people don’t like her just because she votes for people who don’t want them to have rights. More »


The Soapbox: When Black Children Aren’t Welcome In White Spaces

By: Tiffanie Drayton / June 8, 2015

Many a Black child has that moment when they learn that certain White spaces are off limits to them. That not only are such spaces unwelcoming, but they can possibly be dangerous. The Black teenagers who attempted to attend a pool party on the White side of the town of McKinney, Texas, learned that lessonMore »


Huckabee Insists Transphobic Joke Was Simply “Common Sense”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 8, 2015

Golly gee willikers! More »


Cop Put On Leave After Horrific Raid On Black Teen’s Pool Party

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 8, 2015

The police officer sat on a 14-year-old girl who wasn’t doing anything and pulled a gun on her friend. More »


Barnard College Will Admit Transgender Women In 2016

By: Katrin Higher / June 7, 2015

In a groundbreaking decision, Barnard College, the all-female Columbia University affiliate, has voted to admit transgender women for the class of 2016.

Barnard joins Wellesley and Smith College in the shift to accepting transgender women as students.

This decision came during a week when transgender rights have had a particularly closeMore »


“Spy” Wins Box Office Race While “Entourage” Fails

By: Katrin Higher / June 7, 2015

The numbers don’t freaking lie and feminism is in serious action with the results of this weekend’s box office figures.

Spy, a James Bond spoof that stars Melissa McCarthy, raked in $30 million in its opening weekend. Coming in fourth at $10 million was the much talked about but not excited about movie… More »


Obama Goes To Germany, Enjoys An Ice Cold Brewskie At 11AM

By: Katrin Higher / June 7, 2015

Having just visited my motherland of Germany last month, I am very pleased to see that Obama is embracing what is one of its many exquisite offerings: delicious beer.

Obama is in Germany for the G7 summit in the Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, where he and Angie Merks (Angela Merkel)… More »


Sorry, Smug Moms! Your Placenta Smoothie Has No Actual Health Benefits

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 6, 2015

Guess Alicia Silverstone drank all those placenta smoothies for nothing. More »


Woman Says Dennis Hastert Abused Her Brother In High School

By: Katrin Higher / June 6, 2015

Two men had so far come forward claiming that the former White House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert had sexually abused them.

Now comes a third, from Jolene Burdge, the sister of Stephen Reinboldt, who told her he was abused by Hastert while in High School.

Reinboldt hid this for several year… More »


Minnie Mouse and Hello Kitty Fight In Times Square, Are Arrested

By: Katrin Higher / June 6, 2015

Time Square’s normal smelly, bat shit insane playground of tourist hell became even more unpleasant when two women dressed in Minnie Mouse and Hello Kitty costumes got into an epic fight.

Behind the cat and mouse were Sandra Mocha, 34, and Giovanna Melendez, 40.

They were both arrested and charged with… More »


Duggars Put Locks On Bedrooms After Josh Confessed

By: Newser / June 5, 2015

As part of Megyn Kelly’s sit-downs with Duggar family members this week, it was revealed that Josh Duggar’s sisters Jessa Seewald and Jill Dillard were two of his victims. The women’s interview with Kelly airs on Fox’s “The Kelly File” tonight at 9 EDT, and Kelly has given “Extra” a preview; the AP also ha… More »


Trans* People Are Taking Back Beauty Standards With #MyVanityFairCover

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 5, 2015

And in horrid news, eight of the men who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai were secretly aquitted and can’t be found. More »


Life Dream Status: This “Cat Library” Will Lend You A Kitten For The Workday

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

Employees of the local government of Doña Ana County in Las Cruces, New Mexico can stop by a “cat library” on their way to their desks and choose a kitty to hang out with them while they work each day. The nearby Animal Care Center of Mesilla Valley is home to many cats who need some extra attentio… More »


Horrible Boyfriend Proposes With A McDonald’s Chicken Sandwich

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

“This is not what you do!”… More »


Emma Sulkowicz’s “Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol”: An Explainer

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 5, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know to understand Sulkowicz’s new artwork. More »


Palins Want To Know Why “Liberal Media” Condemned Josh Duggar, Not Lena Dunham

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 5, 2015

Lena Dunham was six or seven, Josh Duggar was 15. There’s a bit of a difference there. More »


Welp, Rick Perry Is Officially Running For President

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 4, 2015

Vatican commissioners are speaking out against child abusers; allegedly corrupt anti-abortion former governor Rick Perry is officially running for President; Barbie gets to wear flats now; learn about the Frag Dolls video gaming team. More »


Soon You’ll Be Able To Get A Cerveza With Your Taco Bell Chalupa

By: Newser / June 4, 2015

Anyone who was excited when Taco Bell made a taco out of a biscuit will likely be blown away by this news: The fast-food chain will now be serving beer, wine, and alcohol “freezes,” the Chicago Tribune reports. And there’s good reason why a Chicago newspaper is reporting on it: The fast-food joint’s new locatio… More »


10,000 Transphobic Dipshits Petition To Have Caitlyn Jenner’s Olympic Medals Revoked

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 4, 2015

Congratulations on getting attention, we’re sorry your parents didn’t give you enough of it. More »


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