Breaking News: Prince Has Died At Age 57 [UPDATED]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm

No. NO NO NO. NOOOO. More »

Target: Trans People Can Use Whatever Bathroom They Want

Bronwyn Isaac | April 21, 2016 - 3:13 pm

In light of the recent shit-storms of fear mongering bigots, they figured it was best to let people know they could safely use the amenities at Target without fear of harassments or repercussions. More »

And Now, Here Are Some Of Prince’s Best Videos To Remember Him By

Megan Reynolds | April 21, 2016 - 2:56 pm

Prince Rogers Nelson, one of the most innovative, talented and wonderful figures in modern music, passed away today. Nothing about this is pleasant information. Like the untimely passing of David Bowie in the early weeks of this dreadful, difficult year, the news of Prince’s death cuts deep. Like Bowie, Prince felt eternal, someone who somehow… More »

Bullshit: Plaintiffs In Ashley Madison Data Breach Lawsuit Can’t Have Anonymity, Judge Rules

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 2:21 pm

Cheating is lame, but this is lamer. More »

Mariah Carey Threw A Themed Party With Guests Dressed As Her, Because Of Course

Bronwyn Isaac | April 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Sadly for those of us who are wildly curious about how well the VIP guest list pulled off various Mariah looks, the pictures and full documentation of the party won’t be released until the airing of Carey’s upcoming reality show. More »

This Louisiana Ballet Company’s Photo Is Nothing Short Of Incredible

Bronwyn Isaac | April 21, 2016 - 11:01 am

The way we’re programmed to think of ballet is through an exceedingly narrow white filter. Everything from the pasty white”flesh-colored” tights and shoes to many of the Eurocentric bone-structure ideals touted have made it into a rich-white-girl’s game. Luckily, those tides are turning and the Louisiana-based En Pointe Dance Studio is leading the charge with… More »

Chyna, WWE Wrestler & Reality Star, Dies at 46

Megan Reynolds | April 21, 2016 - 10:16 am

WWE wrestler and erstwhile reality star Chyna, aka Joan Marie Laurer has died. The AP reports that Chyna was found dead in her Redondo Beach apartment late Wednesday night.
A friend had gone Wednesday to check on Chyna, whose real name is Joan Marie Laurer, after she had failed to answer her phone for… More »

Huh: Donald Trump Is Against North Carolina’s “Very Strong” Transgender Bathroom Bill

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 10:15 am

On rare occasions, Donald Trump isn’t a completely worthless windbag. More »

“The Headless Women Of Hollywood” Is A Brilliant Feminist Tumblr That You Should Be Following

Liz Magee | April 20, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Comedian and feminist warrior Marcia Belsky has created a Tumblr page that will simultaneously make you laugh and make you very angry. None of us are blind to the still ever-present sexism depicted in film and television, but here Belsky gives us a direct visual. In fact, she gives us many, many visuals.

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The 20 Best Tweets About Harriet Tubman Replacing Andrew Jackson On The $20 Bill

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 20, 2016 - 3:59 pm

Today, the US Treasury announced some exciting news: a Black woman has finally been selected to appear on US currency — but instead of going on the $10 bill, Harriet Tubman will be ousting Andrew Jackson as the new face on the $20 bill! More »

Why Are We Still Calling Jennifer Aniston The Most Beautiful Woman In the World?

Megan Reynolds | April 20, 2016 - 2:25 pm

Jennifer Aniston, a woman as innocuous as vanilla pudding, was appointed World’s Most Beautiful woman by People for the second time in her storied career. This designation means very little on the surface. People’s Most Beautiful “award” has been around since 1990 and exists as a tentpole issue for the magazine: a guaranteed way to sell print issues of… More »

Can Bernie Sanders Still Win The Nomination? Well, It Depends On What You Mean By “Win”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 20, 2016 - 1:28 pm

Still feeling the Bern? All hope is not lost, but things aren’t looking so hot for the Senator from Vermont. More »

This New Rihanna Video Is A Beautiful Revenge Fantasy, Just in Time for 4/20

Liz Magee | April 20, 2016 - 1:16 pm

On this, pot-smokers biggest and only holiday, Rihanna has released a new video for “Needed Me” for our viewing pleasure. It’s intense to say the least. For those of you that have been celebrating today, buckle up.

It’s known that Rihanna is a fan of the ganja having a track titled “James Joint” More »

The ‘Girl on Train’ Trailer Solidifies That Emily Blunt Is Perfect For This Role

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 20, 2016 - 11:50 am

The only thing that gives me pause is walking, talking human chain wallet Justin Theroux being cast as Emily Blunt’s ex-husband, but whatever, I’ll deal. More »

Samantha Bee Is Changing The Late Night Game In The Best Way

Liz Magee | April 20, 2016 - 11:39 am

Samantha Bee became a corespondent on The Daily Show in 2003. She was the only female correspondent on the show until Kristin Schaal joined in 2008. For many female comedians – or female anythings, really – we’re often the only woman in the room.

I hate to say it, but some woman tend to prefer… More »

Snapchat’s Bob Marley Filter Is Not A Good Way To Celebrate 4/20

Megan Reynolds | April 20, 2016 - 11:21 am

Today is 4/20 and to celebrate this dubious national “holiday,” Snapchat released a filter that will make you, unsuspecting and well-intentioned user, look like Bob Marley.  If you’re a white person reading this, you should feel uncomfortable because using this filter effectively puts you, well-intentioned white person, in blackface. Is that what you asked for? More »

The Best Ways To Have Sex In Public Without Getting Caught

Liz Magee | April 19, 2016 - 5:05 pm

I’m in no way qualified to write the book on how to have sex in public, but I have successfully done this a whopping TWO times and I didn’t get caught either time, so there’s that. Doing the nasty in public is on a lot of bucket lists, and I totally understand why.

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11 Times This Taylor Swift Interview Made Me Want To Be Friends With Her (LOL Nope)

Megan Reynolds | April 19, 2016 - 4:04 pm

Taylor Swift is many things, but she is nobody’s friend.  She’s a calculating and entrepreneurial woman who grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Wyomissing with a twinkle in her eye and a yen for the spotlight. Her success is due to a dogged determination to be very good at what she does: making… More »

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