House Of Representatives Votes To De-fund Planned Parenthood

FUDGE. The House of Representatives voted 240-185 to block federal aid from Planned Parenthood.

According to The Washington Post, the pols are taking particular aim at funding through Title X, the “$327 million program founded in 1970 that covers family planning and reproductive health. By law, Title X funds can be spent on family planning and contraception but not on abortion services.” Out of concern and suspicion these funds are used to pay for abortions, Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) is spearheading the effort to de-fund Planned Parenthood, while other Republicans are aiming to defund Title X entirely. And wouldn’t you know, Rep. Pence referenced that sting video by anti-abortion extremist group Live Action that was filmed inside Planned Parenthood clinics undercover as they counseled actors pretending to be pimps with teen prostitutes? Well played, Live Action and the Republican Party. Keep reading »

Decode My Dream: “Am I Insecure?”

I am in a wonderful relationship, with the most wonderful man I have ever met. He is my best friend, confidant and lover. I am the happiest I have ever been in my entire life.

However, I have been having reoccurring dreams that my boyfriend cheats on me, leaves me OR ignores me while I cry and beg for his attention. More specifically, I had a dream last night that he was giving me the silent treatment — while I am sobbing he simply says, very coolly, “You’re not good enough for me.” I always wake up feeling confused and hurt because in the two years that we’ve been together, he has never done anything to betray my trust.

It seems that my dreams are telling me that I am needy and/or insecure, but that is not who I am in real life. I am a confident young woman with a very fulfilling life. I am hoping you can help me decode whatever my subconscious is trying to tell me.– Confused

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So, Lady Gaga’s Egg Costume Was Actually A Placenta?

“I was in Amsterdam on my tour bus. I was thinking about birth–about embryos. Even my hair color was a washed-out rose color . . . It was meant to be a hair expression, an afterbirth.”

– Lady Gaga explains the bizarre way in which she “walked” the red carpet at The Grammy Awards to Billboard. Now, I am not a birthing expert, so I looked this up — afterbirth is also known as “placental expulsion.” So, Lady Gaga was a placenta, people, not an egg. So much edgier! [Just Jared] Keep reading »

Rumors About Anna Wintour, Illustrated

There are tons of rumors about Vogue Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour. Illustrator Lisa Hanawalt has documented the ones she’s heard (and a few she probably made up) in a series of hilarious drawings. This is my personal favorite. Check out the rest over at The Hairpin. I would wonder if Anna herself would find them amusing, but I heard a rumor she was born without a funny bone. Keep reading »

8 Celebrity Construction Workers

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Jon Gosselin is officially gainfully employed. Yup, the father of eight has a new gig as a construction worker at an energy company. God, he looks so much better when he’s not decked out in Ed Hardy! And, of course, we respect him for putting in an honest day’s work. Click through to see some more celebs who have rocked a hard hat. [TMZ]

Kittens In Bowls, Just Because


You can’t watch this bizarro Asian TV video clip of kittens climbing in bowls while the Beatles’ “Ob La Di” plays in the background and not smile. It’s humanly impossible. Is there a word that means random and awesome? Rand-awesome? Because that’s what this is. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

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